Features

The Armguard: an appreciation

Hugh Soar narrates a surprising history… I wonder, when they unstrap their bracers, how many archers give more than a passing thought to this unobtrusive object, as it gets tossed carelessly into the bowcase? Yet, it has a history comparable with

Project: yourself

Erin Prior shows you how deliberate practice can make training effective. Many archers see the value in their training sessions to help them prepare physically and perhaps even mentally for their upcoming competitions. However, various other commitments in life can often

Ask the experts

I thought ILF risers and limbs were all supposed to fit together the same? My limbs don’t fit exactly in the riser pocket? How does this all work, exactly? Andrew Smith says… International Limb Fitting, more commonly known as ILF,

The third set with James Park

James Park examines whether the third set is critical to recurve competition. Is the third set in a match more important than the other sets? Archers lose score for many reasons. For example, they can lose points due to not

Getting things straight: shoulder alignments for recurve archers

Naomi Folkard talks shoulder alignment for recurve archers. The shoulder is a remarkably mobile joint. The humerus – the long bone in the upper arm between your elbow and your shoulder – fits into the scapula like a ball and

News

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

GBR take two Invictus Games archery medals as competition wraps in Sydney.

Jennifer Collins took home individual gold and team bronze from the 2018 Invictus Games in Sydney, part of a nine-strong GBR team. The 37-year-old former RAF logistics officer topped the recurve open qualification to earn a bye into the semis.

Vegas champion stripped of crown after positive doping test

The winner of the 2018 Vegas shoot shootdown, Bob Eyler, tested positive for cannabis and beta blockers at the event and after a lengthy investigation and arbitration procedure, has been banned from the sport for two years by the US

Reviews

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

Q&A: Beginners compound equipment

Duncan Busby responds to a query on what equipment to start off with when you are still finding your draw length…

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