competition

Q&A: How to settle into a competition setting

Alistair Whittingham shares his top tips for combating competition nerves and settling into the game quicker

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Nîmes: From the inside

Rebekah Tipping tells us what it’s like to shoot in Nîmes against the best – and what she took home from the experience

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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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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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What your target face says about your technique

Learn how to read your target face and it could help to improve your score, James Park explains what to look for…

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8 Top Tips for new competitive archers

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For many new archers, their first outdoor season presents a number of challenges. Andrew Smith breaks down the most common, and what to do about them. For first timers, the transition from the indoor season to outdoors can be quite

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Performance Pressure

In a stressful situation, Duncan Busby says learning how to deal with performance pressure is key to becoming a better archer Performance pressure will affect every archer at some point, whether you’re practicing down at your local club or competing at a

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Bow International Issue 100 – the big winners!

Congratulations to Adam Joice (Lancashire), Cecelia Ross (Pennsylvania), Damien Culley (Warwickshire), Glenn Rowland (Cornwall), Angela Williams (Norfolk), Roger Gammon (Glamorgan), Jonathan Ingram (Devon), Stuart Dunlop (Pembrokeshire) and Darren McNeil (Galway) – one of our nine prizes up for grabs from

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Registration open for the Lancaster Classic!

The Lancaster Classic 2016 tournament is now open for entries. The shoot will take place on 21-24 January 2016 at the Lanco Fieldhouse in Pennsylvania, USA, a venue that’s nearly three times the size of last year’s. With well over 1,000

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Design your own Gateway Feathers!

How do you fancy designing your very own custom fletchings? We’re excited to announce that, thanks to a new competition from Gateway Feathers, you can! Simply download the feather template here, and get creative with your designs. Send them to

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