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Taking your archery abroad

There are plenty of opportunities for an archer with wanderlust to shoot abroad – Danielle Brown explains how to go about making the most of the opportunities out there

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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

Do you really need a new bow?

Contemplating purchasing a new bow? How important is it really to keep up with the very latest technology, and does it warrant the now substantial cost of upgrading regularly? Roy Rose reveals if it’s worth it…

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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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Posted in Crossbow, Features, Technique, Traditional

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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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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How to tune your arrows for indoor shooting

The indoor season has its own particular set of challenges – and getting wide arrows to tune can be one of them. Duncan Busby explains how to set them up for optimum performance

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15 Christmas archery gifts under £50

Need to find the perfect gift for the hard-to-buy-for toxophilite with a budget of under £50? We’ve got you covered! Looking for something a little cheaper? Click here for our stocking fillers! 1. Split Draw Length Measure Price: £10.80 Where

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Budget bow gifts: Stocking fillers under £10

Put a bow on it! We’ve rounded up the best archery Christmas gifts for under a tenner, so whether it’s a secret santa, stocking filler or just a token gesture – you’ll be sure to secure a smile on their face.

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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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Posted in Features, Psychology
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