Enter your wingspan or other measurements into the calculator to determine your draw length.

## Archery Draw Length Calculation Formula

The following formula is used to calculate your draw length based on your wingspan or other measurements.

Draw Length = Wingspan / 2.5

Variables:

- Draw Length is the length of the draw from your bow (inches)
- Wingspan is the length from fingertip to fingertip with arms extended (inches)

To calculate the draw length, divide your wingspan by 2.5.

## What is Archery Draw Length?

Archery draw length refers to the distance from the nocking point of the bowstring to the back of the bow when the bow is fully drawn. This measurement is crucial for ensuring proper form, accuracy, and comfort while shooting. A draw length that is too short or too long can affect your performance and may cause physical strain. Knowing your correct draw length helps you choose the right bow and customize your archery setup to suit your needs.

## How to Calculate Draw Length?

The following steps outline how to calculate your draw length using the given formula.

- First, measure your wingspan by extending your arms and measuring from fingertip to fingertip.
- Next, divide your wingspan by 2.5 to get your draw length.
- If you prefer using your height and arm length, add these two measurements and divide by 2.5.
- Finally, use the calculated draw length to set up your bow or confirm with an archery professional.
- After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

**Example Problem:**

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

Wingspan = 70 inches

Height = 68 inches

Arm Length = 32 inches

## FAQ

**1. What is draw length?**

Draw length is the distance measured from the nocking point to the back of the bow when fully drawn. It determines how far you pull the bowstring back before releasing an arrow.

**2. Why is draw length important?**

Proper draw length ensures that you can shoot accurately and comfortably. An incorrect draw