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Fitness: is it really that important?

By Lucy O’Sullivan Last month Bow received a question for the Ask The Experts section which said this: “We are often told that overall fitness is crucial to archery, yet I have to say I look at a lot of

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Aurora Techno Recurve Backpack and Techno Lite Quiver

Rebekah Tipping looks at some thoroughly modern new kit from Italy.  Aurora Techno recurve backpack This well organised backpack from the Bignami stable is great addition for any recurve archer. I’ve been using a smaller Aurora backpack for seven years

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Bow: The Beginning

The magazine’s first editor Richard White takes us back to the start The early days The concept for BOW Magazine, as it was then titled, came about after I and my late wife Daf returned from the 1993 2nd World

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Bare As You Dare

The current state of barebow risers on the market. By Andreas Philipp. In principle, every take-down recurve riser can be shot as a barebow, but you often hear and read the question of a suitable riser for a beginner or

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USA Archery: Ultimate Guides

Bow reviews USA Archery’s tuning videos from some of their biggest names. By Amy Skogen and Duncan Busby Have you ever wanted to know how the world’s best pros set-up and tune their equipment? Well now, thanks to USA Archery,

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Hacking the dark side

In Part 1 of a short series, Vanessa Lee decides to take up compound – and learns from the best Vanessa Lee is a former Canadian national team member for recurve, and also works as a commentator for World Archery.

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Carbon arrows: what you should know

When it comes to selecting carbons, it’s still best to approach things carefully. By Andrew Smith Competitive archers are always looking for an advantage and constantly musing over how they can improve their equipment. Arrows are always high on the

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Arrows are not bullets

Real world arrow deflection tests provide insight into range safety and the safe design of field archery ranges. By Simon Allen. Since Archery GB produced their 2017 ‘A guide to field archery courses’ there has been much debate over the

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Moscow World Cup Final 2019

A glamorous affair in the Russian capital saw Lopez and Ellison rack up five titles each The semi-official outdoor season closer of the World Cup Final has been held in all sorts of places. Last year it was held on

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Roll out the barrel

Hugh Soar looks back over the history of the barrelled arrow Of the five arrow profiles recovered from the Tudor warship Mary Rose, two are of particular note; those that taper from a thicker centre to both head and string

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