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Archery Fit – are you kidding?

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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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X Marks The Spot

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Duncan Busby gets hands-on with the Chill X – an adaptable bow from the Mathews McPherson twin cam range   Mathews introduced solo-cam bows to the archery world in 1992; their immense popularity and success ensured that Mathews became the world

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Outdoor Ready

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Outdoor archery brings a different set of demands for the archer and their equipment – so here’s a selection of the best outdoor shooting gear   Base layer Summer might be approaching, but that doesn’t always mean it’s short-sleeve weather! This

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Best of the ATA

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Many companies use the ATA Show to launch new products and showcase developments, so we’ve rounded up our pick of the best new and upgraded gear     Easton Easton had several new products and upgrades to old favourites on display

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Arrow Advice

If you’ve got good clearance, plastic vanes are more durable than feathers

Struggling with getting wide-diameter arrows to shoot well? Liam Grimwood looks at what you can try In the last few years there have been some big developments in indoor compound shafts. It is widely accepted that to give yourself the

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Shift Your Sights

You can find the centre of your group after every six arrows, but this strategy might mean you lose points on all six of  those shots

James Park explains how to ensure your sights are set for maximum scoring potential In an earlier feature for Bow International I showed the results of some research I conducted on archers’ arrow groups at the World Cup Stage 1, and

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Best of the Bags

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Get your gear around in one of these top options Aurora City Pack This semi-rigid reinforced backpack offers plenty of space for transporting all your gear: it has a double linked zip entry down the front, and has a top

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Strings and Strategies

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Recurve engineer George Tekmitchov looks at the development of string materials, and how to get the best out of yours The bowstring is one of the three fundamental components of any modern recurve bow. Limbs, riser, and the string are

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Sight Settings

The study of target faces from Shanghai and Antalya found compound archers gave away fewer points from a mis-set sight than recurve archers

How accurate are yours? James Park looks into an important aspect of bow setup Some readers might be aware that I have had a long-term interest in accurate sight settings. Back in the late 1970s I worked out the mathematics

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ATA Highlights: Win&Win

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Win&Win had several products from the new WiaWis line on show in Indianapolis. The WiaWis series is a development and renewal of the Inno series, but with the addition of nano carbon to the carbon fibres used in the construction

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