Treating tendon problems

Vanessa Lee says that tendinopathy is like shooting in the wind: it can be annoying but manageable.  Injuries in competitive archery are common. At the 2017 Hyundai Archery World Championships in Mexico City, Oh Jin Hyek told me that he

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The hard choice: training with the bow

Patrick Huston explains his approach to getting strong with the bow… How would you feel if I told you I could give you a fabulous shortcut to putting more arrows in the middle? What if I told you you could

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Essential archery books

The essential library you need – and why by Emma Davis and Tom Hall   Archery by USA Archery Published by Human Kinetics Publishers, 2013 The official handbook from USA Archery, this book sets out to provide a comprehensive guide

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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

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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

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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,

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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

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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

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ATA: New Products

Things we saw at the world’s biggest archery trade show! The ATA is the Archery Trade Association, and it holds a trade show in the USA every year with a focus on ‘building commerce’. Having been held in Indianapolis for

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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

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