Interview: Jake Kaminski

Bow talks to the Olympic silver medallist, now embracing barebow Jake Kaminski was a linchpin of the USA men’s recurve team in the last decade, and took team silver medals at both London 2012 and Rio 2016. He retired as

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Interview: Lina Björklund

The Swedish international opens up to Bow Lina Björklund is the current World Archery barebow field champion. The 2018 competition marked the third time she has won the world title, with a trophy cabinet bulging with other medals from a

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Ask the Experts: best exercises for a return to archery

Our expert panel answers your questions. QUESTION: I went and shot (compound) for the first time in a year or so. I currently shoot 40lb, and my shoulders are struggling. What are the best exercises for returning to form? ANSWER:

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Stringwalking for beginners

Want to switch from recurve to barebow? Kristina Dolgilevica walks you through it. Barebow archers use the tip of the arrow as the aiming device and employ the following three methods of aiming: gap shooting; stringwalking; and facewalking. Face and

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Best gear for barebow archery

Everything you need for ‘the true path‘. We compiled a ‘best of the best’ a few issues ago for recurve and compound. Needless to say, for our barebow issue (number 151), you can probably guess what we’re going to tackle.

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Zerofit Base Layers review

Bow looks at some Japanese technology to keep you shooting when the temperature drops. A base layer is designed to be the piece of clothing closest to your skin and should keep warmth in and wick away sweat. Bow recommended

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X Sight Performance Eyewear review

Duncan Busby gets an eyeful of the shooting glasses specialist’s latest innovation. Few archers have perfect vision and luckily it’s not needed to shoot well; as long as your aim is consistent and unobstructed you can knock out the 10s

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I Made This: Accubow

A series on independent archery businesses. This month, we’re speaking to Matt Pell of AccuBow. I’m the founder and CEO of AccuBow, the world’s first virtual archery and bowhunting system. The AccuBow was spurred from a need among the archery

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The history of archery attire

What to wear on the shooting line? Something fashionable, of course. By Jan H Sachers.  La Belle Assemblée was an early British women’s magazine published from 1806 until 1837, when it was merged with the Lady’s Magazine and Museum. and

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Ask the experts

Our expert panel answers your questions. Send them in! Question: Is there a point where the Easton arrow spine chart just doesn’t work anymore? I shoot 38lb but I’m quite small and have 24in arrows, and I simply can’t find

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