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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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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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The essential guide to arrow pressure buttons

Patrick Huston continues his guide to selecting the right equipment – this time looking at arrows and a tuning counterpart of theirs – pressure buttons

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Does arrow straightness really matter?

Everyone takes the importance of arrow straightness as a given – but is it possible to quantify? James Park and a group of fellow archers undertook a test to find out

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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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How to build an arrow pt 5: Matching

In his fifth and final instalment on building the perfect set of arrows, Adrian Tippins explains how to weight match you arrows – and why it’s worthwhile doing

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The joy of stumping!

It might not be the most common form of archery, but for Jim Kent it’s one of the purest. Here, he explains the allure of stumping, and how to go about trying it for yourself

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How to build an arrow pt 4: Bonding

Adrian Tippins lists the factors you need to consider when it comes to getting the best vane-to-shaft bond possible

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How to build an arrow part 3: Wraps

The third instalment in his series on building the perfect set of arrows, Adrian Tippins looks at wraps, and explains how to get the right type, size and application

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Bow history: The story of Peter Muir

Archery historian Hugh Soar looks at the life and work of Peter Muir, one of Scotland’s most celebrated bow makers

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