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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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The Silk Road Cup

Anne Dohrmann takes us on as journey to the mountains of Iran. For the third time, an international horse archery competition is taking place here in Iran: in the desert city of Yazd 2017, in picturesque Shiraz 2018 and in

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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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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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