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Ask The Experts

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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Sieze the moment

John Dudley explains how to prepare for when it all comes down to one shot. I was 18 years old and standing alongside two other guys looking at the final target for an ASA World Championship. All three of us

A coloured steel engraving to commemorate the 1823 meeting of the Royal British Bowmen shows their survival through the upheaval of the Napoleonic wars

The First York

Jan Sachers – archer and historian – reveals the unique history of the York round and the development of national competition The second half of the 18th century saw the resurrection of archery as a pastime and sport for English

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Autumn Archery

Use your down time wisely, advises John Dudley, so you can hit the ground running Here we are once again, coming into the autumn season. I strongly believe that this season is the best time to make a few changes,

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3d Grand Prix – Results

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

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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

Reviews

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

The Overdraw – Understood

Over my years as a coach and competitor I have had more and more people ask me to explain why I have used an overdraw on my bow and how it would affect their set up. I have been using

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