Equipment

Nock fit: getting it right

Nock fit is not always top of the checklist – but it should be. By Rebekah Tipping. An often forgotten aspect of tuning a bow is correctly fitting the nock to the string. Most brands of nocks will only come

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Triple Trouble: Grip

Sjef van den Berg’s custom wooden grip has been winning fans. The ‘Grip By Sjef’ is the first major product from the Dutch Triple Trouble stable of Jaap Bolt, Gijs Broeksma and Olympian Sjef van den Berg. Best known for

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The essential guide to vanes

Adrian Tippins provides an essential guide to vanes Introduction Whether we’re shopping online or in store we are affronted by hundreds of vanes of all sizes and shapes. This can often lead to option paralysis. The confusion leads a lot

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Essential outdoor kit for archery

Field generally needs more kit than target. Here’s the lowdown. All archers will be familiar with the need to carry a set of equipment around. Field archery, due to the more complex and unforgiving environment requires another level of self-sufficiency

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Arrows: what you need to know

Adrian Tippins lifts the lid on what you – and your juniors – need to know about basic arrow literacy. I’ve always thought that the hardest thing for novice archers is attempting to understand and navigate the technical minefield that

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ATA Trade Show 2020: Part Two of our report on new kit

Over 8,500 people from 31 countries attended the 2020 ATA Trade Show in Indianapolis to get a glimpse of all the latest kit on the archery market. See what you can add to your kit! In the first part, we

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Getting into archery: the tools you need

Mark Brown goes through some of the kit that they don’t tell you that you need – and why. I enjoyed my beginners’ course enormously; it was very rewarding. But I don’t remember being taught anything about basic bow set-up,

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ATA: New For 2020

Part 1 of our annual report from archery’s biggest show. The ATA is the Archery Trade Association, based very firmly in the USA, and it’s also the given name of the trade show every year in January, kicking off the

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What’s On Your Bow: Nîmes

What were the elite swinging in the south of France in 2020? Lisell Jäatma (Estonia) Reigning Nimes champion, silver medallist in Vegas and Bow cover star Bow: Mathews TRX 36 Draw length: 24.5Draw weight: 54#Rest and blade – AAE Pro blade

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Aurora Techno Recurve Backpack and Techno Lite Quiver

Rebekah Tipping looks at some thoroughly modern new kit from Italy.  Aurora Techno recurve backpack This well organised backpack from the Bignami stable is great addition for any recurve archer. I’ve been using a smaller Aurora backpack for seven years

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