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The Secrets of Korean Archery

Collectively, Korean archery is as strong as it has ever been. The recurve standard creeps higher every year, the compound team is now undoubtedly amongst the world’s elite, and the medals keep coming. But why? In this post, originally a

Medellin: World Cup 2019

Colombia doesn’t do normal weather. Close to the equator and the Andes mountains, it has two summer seasons and two rainy seasons. Medellin in April, the ‘City Of Eternal Spring‘, in the mountain highlands on the edge of the Andes,

Archery books

We bring you this month’s top archery book suggestions to add to your reading list, by Emma Davis and Tom Hall The Inner Game of Tennis Author: W. Timothy Gallwey Publisher: Pan, first published in 1972 Although a fairly short

Full of eastern promise

The spectacular rise of Turkish archery The winners of the World Archery Athlete of the Year awards for 2018, voted for by an audience of their peers, were announced during the 2019 Indoor World Series Finals in February. Turkey’s Mete

Arrows in the middle ages (part 1)

Jan D Sachers brings history to life Nydam to Hastings Bows and arrows were widely used as weapons of war and hunting in the Middle Ages. Considering the massive numbers in which they must have been produced over a period

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Ask the experts

Our expert panel answers your questions. Send yours to john.stanley@futurenet.com Q: I’ve noticed that whenever I shoot a perfect end I tend to follow this up by shooting badly in my next end. What’s going on? Duncan Busby says: You

Indian archery issues continue

A long-running issue over administration in Indian archery continues, as the sport continues to move deeper into the Olympic cycle. World Archery officially recognised the newly-elected archery AAI (Archery Association of India) as a legitimate authority to select the teams

ATA: New Products (part 2)

More things we saw at the world’s biggest archery trade show earlier this year.  The ATA is the Archery Trade Association, and it holds a trade show in the USA every year with a focus on building commerce. Having been

Archery Commonwealth Games bid submitted

An archery delegation presented a proposal to the event’s Additional Sports Review Panel. Archery GB has confirmed that it has delivered a proposal for archery’s inclusion in the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games as an additional optional sport. The organisation was

Archery Commonwealth Games bid submitted

Archery GB has confirmed that it has delivered a proposal for archery’s inclusion in the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games as an additional optional sport. The organisation was joined by representatives from World Archery and Archery England to present a vision

Reviews

Wiawis CX7 Riser review

How does the new intermediate riser measure up? Amy Skogen finds out. At this year’s Archery Trade Association show, Win & Win unveiled yet another new carbon option in their recurve riser line, the WIAWIS CX7, billed as a high-end

Review: Axcel Achieve XP

Patrick Huston reviews the top-end recurve sight from the Axcel stable Recently I have just purchased a Land Rover Discovery 2. This is the old model (it’s actually from 2001). I bought this car because it is rugged, utilitarian and

The business end with Adrian Tippins

Getting arrow selection right first time. With Adrian Tippins. What standard of arrows do I need?” and “Which should I buy?” are two very frequently asked questions from archers. I spend a lot of time with customers debating these very

Review: Archery Scoring Apps

Sophie Meering takes us through some of the many current archery scoring apps on the market

New Season! New Bow?

Duncan Busby takes us through the decisions you’ll need to make when choosing a modern compound bow

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