traditional archery

How to make a great 3D course!

Course setter Rob Jones takes us through how he makes a course both challenging and interesting

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Fletching by numbers

James Park looks back at the use of two and four fletchings on an arrow, and reveals why three became the standard used today

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Q&A: Am I positioning my bow arm wrong?

Roy Rose discusses whether or not there is a correct position when it comes to the bow arm and if you should push into the release…

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How do you tie an adjustable nocking point?

Bart Czuwara talks you through how to tie an adjustable nocking point…

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The joy of stumping!

It might not be the most common form of archery, but for Jim Kent it’s one of the purest. Here, he explains the allure of stumping, and how to go about trying it for yourself

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Step-by-step: The thumb draw

Shooting with a thumb draw is both a traditional and practical element of shooting a horsebow. Dan Sawyer breaks down how to get started…

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How to build an arrow pt 4: Bonding

Adrian Tippins lists the factors you need to consider when it comes to getting the best vane-to-shaft bond possible

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How to master a symmetrical archer’s technique

Bart Czuwara considers the application of symmetry and balance to traditional archery. Volumes have been written on the subject of archery form. Many great archers and archery coaches have tackled the issue of what proper archery technique consists of: good

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Old Archery Games

Archery was used for hunting and warfare for centuries, but that didn’t stop archers having fun with it too, as Jan Sachers reveals Sporting competition has always been a part of archery history, ever since early man first challenged his

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