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Q: I’m getting used to my new recurve after finishing a beginners course a few months back, but I’m noticing I’m getting a lot of string contact with my arm guard. It’s not hitting my arm, so it’s not painful, but

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Q: I shoot recurve, and my scores are improving to the stage where they’re good enough to shoot for my county, but there are still occasions where I find I’m struggling to draw fluently through the clicker. Is there anything I

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Q: I want to replace my compound string set, but how do I get the cams back in the correct position? A: When I put on a new set of Winners Choice Custom strings I simply use sellotape to find a perfect

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Q: Given that archery is such an individual sport a lot of the time, how important is a coach in reaching the higher levels? A: There have been a number of international competitors who have been self-educated, drawing information from other archers,

A Mystery Revived

Hugh D. Soar examines arrows from the past, and reveals what they might be able to show us about historical warfare and craftsmanship   Traditional archery is not noted for mystery, but certain items recovered from the ‘Mary Rose’ have

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3d Grand Prix – Results

The results of the 3D Grand Prix in Turkey have been announced:        

Photo: Dean Alberga

Brady makes World Cup history… again

Brady Ellison is the only recurve archer in World Cup history to have won two back-toback finals, but after Lausanne 2014 he is now also the only archer to have three World Cup titles. Brady’s challenging first round match with

Rio 2016: first ticket news

If you were thinking of heading to Rio in two years’ time, World Archery has announced that archery could be one of the cheaper sports to get into. It is expected that tickets for the elimination rounds will cost as

Inaugural Invictus success for archery

Team GB found great success in archery at the Invictus Games, the first international celebration of rehabilitation through sport for wounded or sick servicemen and women of its kind in the UK. Archery attracted more entries than any other sport

Rule changes in effect

Changes to the Archery GB rules of shooting and administrative procedures came into effect on 1 October. The changes, decided at a meeting held in June, will affect equipment allowed at competitions, the time period for record status submission for

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Q: I am looking to buy some new arrows, but my length and draw weight combination has me right between 450s and 500s on the charts. Which spine should I go for? A: In my experience, it’s always a better idea

Experiment with different nock types, as one may suit your setup better than another

Nock on or nock out?

Liam Grimwood explains how your choice of nock can have a bigger effect on your scores than you might think Choosing a good nock for your arrows is something many archers overlook. Archers pour hours of their time into choosing

Maxed Out

Larry Godfrey gives you the lowdown on Win&Win’s top-end riser, the Inno MAX The latest instalment of the Inno range from Win&Win, introduced in 2013, is considered the big brother to the Inno CXT – the Inno MAX. The designers

Sitting Comfortably

As a crossbow shooter, my style of archery has a lot in common with Field Target air rifle shooting. So, when I’m after a specialist accessories for my X-Bow, I often turn to ‘FT’ airgun scene for the kit that

Resistance stabilisation gives a more active shot on release

Stabilisers made easy

The last few years has seen in a dramatic change in compound stabilisation, certainly the biggest I have noticed in my sixteen years of shooting. You will have seen multiple articles, YouTube clips and other marketing trying to push forward

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