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Interview: Gaby Schloesser

Bow caught up with the Olympic silver medallist who is currently tearing up the indoor circuit  Gabriela Schloesser (née Bayardo) is a Dutch recurve archer. Born in Mexico, she competed for Mexico before 2016, and has represented the Netherlands since

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Arrows: how to minimise drag and maximise lift

Dr James Park tackles a common arrow misconception  An arrow’s centre of mass (CoM) is its balance point. Usually this will be forward of the centre of the shaft, due to the point being a significant portion of the arrow’s

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KTA Diary: Competing in Korea

Kristina Dolgilevica’s KTA adventures continue I returned to Korea to put my skills to the test in competition. Here, I finally achieved my goal of representing my club and Seoul city on Korean soil, impressed with my shooting form, led

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New Year: a fresh take for archers

Sick of the ‘new year, new you’ articles? So are we. Joe Parker gets down to the real work you need to put in throughout the winter months Resolutions – don’t bother There is abundant evidence to suggest that New

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Cam systems explained

Duncan Busby demystifies the defining feature of a compound bow Since their introduction in the 1960s compound bows have stood out amongst more traditional recurves or longbows due to one specific feature: their use of a cam system. The cams

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The essence of accuracy

A lesson on achieving higher accuracy – for those just starting. With Roy Rose The obvious objective of an archer, of any discipline, is consistent accuracy. This goal is no secret. What is required is repetitive duplication. If it was

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Akinci Toyu 2022

Anne Dohrmann got back in the saddle at Akinci Toyu 2022 – with mixed results After a long lull in the international tournament scene of mounted archery, a private organiser invited people to a small town in Turkey with some

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Hugh Soar (1926-2022)

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Pricing up the Indoor World Series

It might not be as much as you think! By Mimi Landström If you’ve been thinking about a trip abroad for a shot at the Indoor World Series in 2023, read on. I have been travelling to and competing at

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Taking a break at the end of the season

Everything you need to know about having time off at the end of the season Around the world, the outdoor season is becoming longer and longer, starting earlier in the year and ending later in the year. Having a break

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