compound

Making the Change

Changing disciplines can bring a new lease of life to your archery experiences, says Roy Rose, who made the switch from recurve to compound and lists what the pros and cons, and what to look out for       Many archers’

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Invictus Victories

Great Britain collected seven medals from the 2016 Invictus Games – a multi-sport event launched in 2014 by Prince Harry for injured combat veterans from around the world, held this year in Florida, USA – including four golds. Gareth Patterson took

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Aiming and Attention

Liam Grimwood explains how to achieve the relaxed yet focused aim top shooters use, which can help keep you calm as well as on target      Aiming is an extremely critical part of the shot. Most compound shooters that

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New World Record!

Sara Lopez has hit the headlines once again, as the Colombian archer has posted the highest-ever recorded score for the World Archery 1440 round in history, shooting 1424 at the Colombian National Games. The previous record in the women’s compound round was set by Germany’s Kristina Heigenhauser,

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A Bow In The Hand

Duncan Busby says a correct grip is vital to accurate shooting, and explains how to find your perfect placement Since the main contact point between an archer and their bow is through the grip, how you hold your bow can

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Ask The Experts: Sight Extension Bar

Q: How far out should I set my sight extension bar for a compound?   A: When adjusting your extension bar it’s important to know what to look for. Ideally you want to look through your peep and be able to

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Bow Hold

Chris Bell explains the steps to take to getting your bow to hold well – involving less tuning than you might think There is no getting away from it: shooting high scores with a compound bow requires you to hold

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New world records

Mike “Mr Perfect” Schloesser of the Netherlands has shot a new world record! He put in 716 out of a maximum possible score of 720 for the 50m compound round. His score, shot at a tournament in the Netherlands in

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World Championships – Who we’re watching

With historic Copenhagen as the venue, the 2015 World Championships in the heart of Denmark are forecast to be the best attended yet. At the time of writing, 623 archers from 96 national federations had been entered into the championships,

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Sight Settings

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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