Archery Fit – are you kidding?

Do you know how to get a million? No? Well, neither do we but we sure know how to spend one (on an archery range)! Can you imagine a fitness gym that makes you pay £100 per month for membership?

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Bows over the Borders

Hugh Soar takes a look at bow making traditions from Scotland, France and Belgium   The tradition of Scottish bow making, both longbows and crossbows, is ancient and honourable. Makers of hand bows – in Scotland called ‘bowers’ or ‘bowares’ –

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Performance Pressure

In a stressful situation, Duncan Busby says learning how to deal with performance pressure is key to becoming a better archer Performance pressure will affect every archer at some point, whether you’re practicing down at your local club or competing at a

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Adapting Your Approach

Whether you’re shooting with a disability or coaching someone with one, there are several important things to be aware of says Danielle Brown Governments and sporting bodies have tried to categorise disability the world over, but due to the complex nature

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Quick-Fire Q&A: Reo Wilde

Reo Wilde has medals galore from World Cups and World Championships – as well as world records – to his name. In our quick-fire interview, he explains how he got started and what he still wants to achieve When and how did

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Finals Finalists

The seven qualifiers in each category for the World Cup Finals have been finalised and announced. The eighth archer will be nominated by the host country Denmark, where the finals will be held in Odense in September. Compound men  Mike

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Archery S.C.A.R.S

Becoming a better archer is all about earning your S.C.A.R.S. John Dudley shows you how Every summer, archers around the world dial in their kits, plan their holiday time for tournaments and book flights. This was always an exciting time for

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Para Potential Programme

Archery GB has announced it is taking part in the ‘Discover Your Gold’ initiative, which has been launched by UK Sport and the English Institute of Sport. It’s a multi-sport talent identification programme designed to identity sporting potential in 15-24

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Flex in Free Flight

James Park begins a series of articles analysing the flex of an arrow in free flight During the power stroke of a bow the arrow is subjected to very severe forces – the acceleration is around 1000g. Consequently, it is

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A Kind of Magic

Merlin Archery‘s Grizzly Jim explains the lure of instinctive archery  As far back as I can remember I’ve always had a bow in my hand of some description, whether I was running around the farm with just a primitive selfbow that

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