Arrow Rests fit to the side of the bow handle for the arrow to rest on. This aids consistency as the arrow is in the same place each time .
A rest also keeps the arrow in place when drawing the bow back which makes shooting easier for the beginner.
Simple Rests like the HA15 Hoyt Super Rest, or QL01 Cartel Heavy Duty Rest have a built in pressure point for the arrow to rest against and push against on its way from the bow as you shoot.
More sophisticated rests such as the YL30 Shibuya Ultima Rest need a Pressure Button provide the pressure point for the arrow. This allows you to adjust the arrow to the centre of the bow and to adjust the spring loaded plunger to absorb some of the bend in the arrow as it leaves the bow. In the case of the YL30 Shibuya make an excellent YA39 Pressure Button as well. We do these as a Shibuya Bundle Offer.
There are a good range of Rests available to suit Target and Field Archery from Beginner to Expert Archer.