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How to get your references right

Duncan Busby outlines the importance of a set of comfortable, consistent reference points, and explains how you can find what works for you

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How to get stronger and fitter at home

Not quite ready to venture out of your winter cocoon and take on the gym? Lucy O’Sullivan says you can still improve your archery

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Q&A: Keeping your cool after a bad shot

Alistair Whittingham explains how to get back on track if you lose focus after a bad shot…

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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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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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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 shoot in the wind and win!

Windy conditions can make archery difficult, but Crystal Gauvin has seven strategies you can use to help

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Archery Technique: Leading from the front

Your front hand does far more than just hold the bow up, says Patrick Huston, it plays a pivotal role in your shot execution and follow-through.

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