T.R.U. Ball brings out the Blade

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T.R.U. Ball has launched two new thumb trigger releases, the Blade and Blade Pro. The Blade has an aluminium body with finger grooves for added grip and a new chequered design on the sides, while the Blade Pro is the

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Back to a Back Tension

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Duncan Busby made the switch to a back tension release aid, and here he explains how to make the process work for you   A couple of years ago I set myself the goal of shooting with a back tension release

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The Crucial Factor


Roy Rose knows an unanticipated release is essential – and here, he explains why   One of the most puzzling aspects of our sport is surely the statistic that reveals that, although almost every elite shooter employs a surprise release,

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Autumn Archery

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Use your down time wisely, advises John Dudley, so you can hit the ground running Here we are once again, coming into the autumn season. I strongly believe that this season is the best time to make a few changes,

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Trigger Tech

The unit from Trigger Tech looks small, but made a big difference!

Chris Aston explains trigger upgrades from a  specialist company Trigger Tech is a  Canadian company that specialises in producing trigger upgrades for crossbows. The first offerings from Trigger Tech were designed to fit the popular range of Excalibur crossbows, while

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Crossbow Safety

Always move the crossbow upwards while mounting it to your shoulder – never elevate or “high-draw” a crossbow (inset)

At the end of May I took part in the 3D Field Archery Nationals at Osmaston Park in Derbyshire, and a very enjoyable event it was too. In contrast to last year’s appallingly wet conditions, this time around we enjoyed

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Compound release: Building Confidence

Retaining confidence in your release is essential when you get to competition circumstances

Liam Grimwood knows a strong, trouble-free shot is easy enough to learn, you just need confidence in it

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