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Tiller and Bracing Height: Going Deep

Is tiller and bracing height really that important? Andrew Smith investigates. With a modern three piece recurve bow, we do not hold the bow in the centre. This means that we do not draw the limbs back evenly; if the

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Korean archery: What is the key to success?

Marc Dellenbach says that the key to Korean archery dominance is in their schools. Marc Dellenbach was the French Olympic team coach from 2004-2016, and is now the national junior head coach of Germany. Early in 2019 he took a

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The Bow International Archery Library

Bow International have compiled a list of some of the essentials for your collection – and why. By Tom Hall, Emma Davis and Bow Staff. Archery Author: USA Archery Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers, 2013 The official handbook from USA Archery, this

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Tokyo 2020 is dead. Long live Tokyo 2021.

“The one thing that brings the world together is the Olympics.” said two-time archery Olympian, and three-time Olympic medalist Brady Ellison, of the USA. “It just sucks all around no matter how you look at things. I really hope they

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KTA: Past, Present and Future

In the final chapter in a short series on Korean traditional archery, Kristina Dolgilevica looks at how KTA has developed across the centuries. In this concluding article I will try to bring all aspects I have investigated so far and

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Advice from our team in the latest Ask the Experts

We’re offering the latest archery advice from our experts here at Bow International Q: I’m thinking about trying a kisser button. They seem to go in and out of fashion?  A: The kisser button is a simple device attached to

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Measuring progress the latest Ask the Experts

Our expert panel answers your questions on all things archery. Send yours to john.stanley@futurenet.com. Q: How do I stop my peep sight from twisting? Having an unruly peep sight can be extremely irritating; a peep that twists out of alignment

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Horseback Archery: a short history

Jan H. Sachers M.A takes us on a remarkable journey. As a modern sport, horseback archery (HBA) is a relatively new phenomenon. But its origins date back many thousands of years, and over the course of history it has been

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Arrows: dynamic behaviour

Dr. James Park explains just what happens on the way to the target. Arrows do rather a lot in the few moments they spend in the air. They flex vertically and laterally, rotate about their centre of mass in both

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Turning Pro: Recurve

In an earlier edition of Bow we looked at professional compound archery; a difficult, but not impossible goal to achieve with enough talent, practice and motivation. But what about recurve? Most full-time recurve archers are funded by a state Olympic

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