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Fitness: is it really that important?

By Lucy O’Sullivan Last month Bow received a question for the Ask The Experts section which said this: “We are often told that overall fitness is crucial to archery, yet I have to say I look at a lot of

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The Bow Christmas gift guide

Whether you know a hard-to-buy-for archer, or you are one, you’re sure to find something to suit in our seasonal gift guide.  We’ve divided it into four categories: Under £15, Under £50, Under £150 and Blow The Budget. Enjoy! Under

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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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Ask the experts

Our expert panel answers your questions. Send yours to john.stanley@futurenet.com Q: I’ve just switched to compound archery and no one at my club or the local area knows anything about the discipline, so how do I expand my knowledge and

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Hacking the dark side

In Part 1 of a short series, Vanessa Lee decides to take up compound – and learns from the best Vanessa Lee is a former Canadian national team member for recurve, and also works as a commentator for World Archery.

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Roll out the barrel

Hugh Soar looks back over the history of the barrelled arrow Of the five arrow profiles recovered from the Tudor warship Mary Rose, two are of particular note; those that taper from a thicker centre to both head and string

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Ask the experts

Our expert panel answers your questions, so send them in to john.stanley@futurenet.com Q: Can you explain a bit about what types of back tension release aids are available? And should I use one with a click? Duncan Busby says: Using

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Uukha XPro2

Andrew Smith goes long with the latest Uukha riser… The Uukha Xpro2 riser, new for 2019, is available in 25″ and 27″ versions. With a 30.5″ draw I was looking to upgrade my ageing Uukha Xprolite, and was all set

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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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