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Try not to break it: Sustainability in archery

What happens to all your old archery gear? Bow has a think Sustainability is a long-term issue that affects all of us. Products that are described as ‘sustainable’ are those that provide benefits while protecting the public health and environment

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Release the pressure

The ideal competition preparation for archers? Claire van Dijck investigates  In the Netherlands, archery has changed a lot over the years. Archery was once known as a sport played in bars, just like darts, but currently there are several regional

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Turning pro

Could you do it? Duncan Busby investigates. Turning professional is the dream of many archers; being able to do what you love day in and day out whilst earning a good living seems like the perfect job. Historically archery has

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The way of the bow

Bow paid a visit to the White Rose Kyudojo in London If you are a regular club archer, a Saturday morning at the White Rose, in a sports hall in south-east London, would not be that unfamiliar. The targets are

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Ask the experts

It’s that time again for our experts to answer your questions, so if you have any then please send them to john.stanley@futurenet.com Q: I usually shoot with a back tension release but it’s difficult to use in bad weather, would

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Para World Championships 2019

Tania Nadarajah competed in Den Bosch for Team GB. She reports exclusively for Bow on a competition that was tougher than most – for several reasons. The 2019 edition of the World Para Archery Championships was the largest competition in

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The importance of hydration

Many archers forget to keep themselves hydrated, and Ethan Lowry is here to tell you how crucial it is. To some observers, archery may not appear to be the most physically demanding of sports. Due to this assumption, we tend

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Compound in the Olympics: will it ever happen?

Will we see compound archery in the Olympics, and if so when? It is a common question in archery circles, and is entirely understandable from the perspective of compound shooters that see almost all modern competitions allowing multiple bowstyles. Yet

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World Championships 2019

The 2019 Hyundai World Archery Championships in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands was by some distance the biggest major international archery tournament ever held. The total runners were 590 from 88 countries – 200 recurve men, 153 recurve women, 139 compound men and

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Shooting with curves

USA senior athlete Amy Skogen has a couple of things to talk about This article is intended for everyone, but just a warning before we start: a great deal of it will be talking about boobs. When I started learning

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