Psychology

How to reach the next level in your archery

You’ve finished your beginners’ course – but what’s next? Andrew Smith explains the progression options there are, and where to find them

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Mastering the trigger

Lucy O’Sullivan reveals that getting a well-executed shot with a release aid is less a matter of fine hand control, and more a question of activating the right muscles in your back

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Posted in Crossbow, Features, Psychology, Technique, Traditional

Indoor tuning: Getting to the point

Duncan Busby continues his look at indoor tuning with an analysis of what different point weights can do for your setup

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Why you should take your archery indoors

If this is your first indoor season, Andrew Smith has listed the 10 things to be aware of that will help you hit the ground running

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Why it pays to have allies as an archer

Everyone needs a bit of help now and again – and having the right people and relationships in place can be a huge asset to your archery, as Danielle Brown explains

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Essential guide to tournament prep!

If you’re worried about everything you need to know to take part in your first tournament experience, never fear – Andrew Smith has a checklist of everything you need to do in advance and remember on the day

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Treating Burnout: Recognition and Recovery

Tired, snappy, or lacking enthusiasm? It could be burnout – Crystal Gauvin explains what to look for and how to treat it

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How to cure your shooting hang-ups

“Freezing” or “hanging up” on the clicker are two names for the same problem; an inability to execute the shot properly. Andrew Smith looks at the causes and cures

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How to combat competitive mind games

From well-meaning but misguided comments to deliberate mind games, there are a number of things that can put you off your shot. Danielle Brown shares her guide to coping with it

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5 Top tips to keep archery practice exciting

Archery is the art of repetition, but long hours spent doing the same thing can get dull. Lucy O’Sullivan shares her top tips on keeping practice engaging

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