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Competing with primitive bows

What’s it like to compete with something you’ve made yourself? By Alex Tyler. Watching a repeat on television, you can often tell how much time has passed since the programme was made by looking at the technology used. Seeing the

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A guide to archery craft

Alex Tyler explains what to expect when you order your own gear Once you have your bow and arrows, kit for field archery can be strictly functional. When you are spending days in the woods, your equipment must be able

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Getting started in UK field archery

Alex Tyler offers some valuable advice on getting started – or getting back into field archery – in the UK. Britain is staying at home and finding new ways to pass the time. While not able to shoot, I decided

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Judgement time

Considering taking on an unmarked field round? Alex Tyler explains how to start judging distances   Shooting over unmarked distances is the area where the difference between field and target archery is most obvious. Target archery tests the archer’s ability

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The lay of the land

Alex Tyler explains the course-laying processes for NFAS competitions

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