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In praise of the barebow archer

Roy Rose argues that the recognition barebow archers get doesn’t correlate to the skill required for this division A number of the world’s finest archers continue to achieve superlative results with very little recognition, and without enjoying the profile of

A more open stance creates a more three-dimensional shot, and adds stability

Stance and Stability

Liam Grimwood explains how what you do with your feet impacts the rest of your shot   Good shooting form requires a stable platform to work from. No matter how good your shot execution and form are, if you don’t

The hand is in a good position

Ask The Experts

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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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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The two lines of numbers on an X10 shaft reveal important information about the arrow’s construction

Heavy Hitters

Senior recurve engineer George Tekmitchov explains the  relationships between arrow spine and weight, and how to decipher your arrows’ weight codes When it comes to finger shooting recurve bows, there is no more important arrow specification than arrow spine. Consistent,

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Ask The Experts

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

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