Technique

Ask the experts – stiff vs damped and other questions

Our expert panel answers your questions. Send yours to john.stanley@futurenet.com Question: My son shoots competitive compound target archery. He currently shoots a 30″ front bar of a larger diameter and my thought is to upgrade to a much smaller diameter

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Developing the perfect release

Alexandr Kalynichenko provides a deep dive into achieving the perfect recurve bowstring release. The bowstring release has always been considered as the most important element of an archer’s technique as it predetermines athlete’s performance. It is the cornerstone of archery

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A guide to bow arm stability

The essentials for keeping your bow arm strong. Keeping the bow arm stable is vital in recurve archery, but it’s surprising how quickly the strength can drop off – especially if you’ve been out of the game for a few

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Field fitness: making the difference

Lucy O’Sullivan won a Pro Series field event at the first try. How did she do it? As many of you may know, I am a target archer through and through. I was however lucky to get a chance to

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Getting started in barebow field archery

An overview by Victoria Williams There is always a lot more to barebow archery than meets the eye. To score well at field archery with a barebow it’s not, as some might say, a matter of pointing in the right

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Compound barebow explained in the latest Ask the Experts

Our expert panel answers your latest questions. Send yours to john.stanley@futurenet.com Q: Can you explain more about the discipline of Compound Barebow? I prefer the simplicity of shooting a compound bow with a finger tab, no peep and no magnifying

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The best exercise for archery

If you only do one exercise for archery, Lucy O’Sullivan says do press-ups. There are so many amazing exercises out there for archery that all archers should have in their “gym quiver”, but I think if any upper body sport

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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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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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