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Making the Change

Sophie Dodemont is a high-profile example of a successful recurve archer
that switched to compound

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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New World Record

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Park Sehui of Korea has set a new world record of 594 for the 18m indoor round in the women’s recurve category, beating the old record of 592 that was set by Berengere Schuh of France in 2009. Since she’s aged just

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Ask The Experts: Follow-through

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Q: How should you finish off a shot? I’ve heard of the value of a good follow-through, but what does that really entail? A: Imagine you’re a world class athlete hitting a tennis ball, sprinting 100m or throwing a javelin. A

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New world records

Ki Bo Bae is back - and in record setting-form

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

Ki Bo Bae is back - and in record setting-form

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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Ask The Experts – Starting Instinctive

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Q: I’m new to instinctive archery, having migrated over from Olympic style recurve and I must say that I’m loving it! The only trouble is that now, I’m not very accurate shooting this way. Is this something that will naturally improve

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Sight Settings

The study of target faces from Shanghai and Antalya found compound archers gave away fewer points from a mis-set sight than recurve archers

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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ATA Highlights: Win&Win

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Win&Win had several products from the new WiaWis line on show in Indianapolis. The WiaWis series is a development and renewal of the Inno series, but with the addition of nano carbon to the carbon fibres used in the construction

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Heavy Hitters

The two lines of numbers on an X10 shaft reveal important information about the arrow’s construction

Senior recurve engineer George Tekmitchov explains the  relationships between arrow spine and weight, and how to decipher your arrows’ weight codes When it comes to finger shooting recurve bows, there is no more important arrow specification than arrow spine. Consistent,

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