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Aiming and Attention

As a rule, the arrow lands where the pin was at the time the bow went off, so the principle of aiming is to get the pin as close to the centre as you can

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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Ask The Experts: Home Ranges

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Q: Would you recommend getting a target to practise with at home? I have a safe backstop in my back garden, but it won’t fit a full-length range! Is it still worth getting one? A: Definitely YES! Once you have

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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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Beating the Field

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Liam Grimwood brings you his top tips to getting a head start in field archery if you’re already an experienced target shot   Now that the outdoor season is here it’s time to give some thought to the type of archery you’ll

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Ask The Experts

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Q: How do you hold strong in the wind? I don’t usually struggle too much in calm weather, but when the wind picks up I can’t hold centrally and struggle to get the shot off cleanly. Should I just add more

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Troubled by torque?

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Grip hand consistency is an essential part of a good shot, and Liam Grimwood has a couple of tricks you can use to spot what you’re doing There are a number of articles and instructional DVDs out there now about

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Stance and Stability

A more open stance creates a more three-dimensional shot, and adds stability

Liam Grimwood explains how what you do with your feet impacts the rest of your shot   Good shooting form requires a stable platform to work from. No matter how good your shot execution and form are, if you don’t

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Ask The Experts

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Q: I am looking to buy some new arrows, but my length and draw weight combination has me right between 450s and 500s on the charts. Which spine should I go for? A: In my experience, it’s always a better idea

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Nock on or nock out?

Experiment with different nock types, as one may suit your setup better than another

Liam Grimwood explains how your choice of nock can have a bigger effect on your scores than you might think Choosing a good nock for your arrows is something many archers overlook. Archers pour hours of their time into choosing

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Ask The Experts

Liam cites rest days as the best way to help your body recover from an intensive shooting schedule

Q: Considering the amount professional archers shoot, what do you do to prevent injury?   A For me the key to preventing injuries has always been rest days. I have shot full-time for five years and never experienced an injury, and I

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