Features

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

Backstage pass with Erin Prior

Aiming for consistent performance? Say hello to pre-performance routines. By Erin Prior. One of the key skills needed to perform successfully over time is consistency in preparation. This is particularly relevant in terms of mental preparation as many athletes neglect

Crystal Gauvin’s guide to travelling to tournaments by plane

If you spend enough time in the sport, you’re bound to reach the point where can you no longer drive where you need to go with your bow. At this point you’ll need to pack up your bow for air

Back in the groove

This time, Lucy O’ Sullivan focuses on developing a strong back for archery. Did you know that if you strengthen your back muscles not only will you improve your posture and reduce lower back pain, but you will certainly improve your

Team Bhutan: on the road to 2020

Eight months after Sally Park took over in the Land Of The Thunder Dragon, how are the team progressing? The tiny Himalayan nation of Bhutan has archery deeply woven into its history and culture. Most Bhutanese archery takes place on

News

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

Great Britain – Korea archery partnership blossoms

Archery students from the elite Korean National Sports University visited the ArcheryGB base of Lilleshall this week, as the recurve squad trained with them in a joint week long camp, in preparation for elite competition next year with the World

Reviews

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

Picking your kit: Stabilisers and setup

Patrick Huston completes his guide to choosing equipment with a look at a recurve archer’s stabilisation options

Arrow selection: Field archery

Speed Matters: James Park continues his series on arrow selection, this time looking at the factors that influence the best choice for an arrow for field archery

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