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The Battle of Agincourt: revisited

On the 606th anniversary of archery’s greatest military victory, Kristina Dolgilevica reconsiders the Hundred Years’ War and asks, was Agincourt a success? The significance of a battle can be judged upon two criteria: first, its internal strategy and tactics, and

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Paralympics interviews: Phoebe Paterson Pine and Hazel Chaisty

INTERVIEW: Phoebe Paterson Pine Phoebe Paterson Pine, aka “Triple P”, is currently ranked fourth in the world for compound women, and made her debut at the 2020 Paralympic Games at the age of 23. After being part of the ambitious

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Tokyo 2020: Analysing the data

Challenging conditions in Tokyo? James Park runs the numbers As the Australian compound coach, I watched the Olympic Games archery from COVID lockdown in Melbourne rather than from Yumenoshima Park. The coverage of the event in Australia was excellent –

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Ask the experts – August 2021

Question: I’m currently shooting 27in 850 ACE’s with 60 grain points out of a 68in 35lb bow (I’ve just increased my poundage to assist aiming to get to 100 yards). I’m having an issue and I’m not sure where to

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World Archery: looking forward to Paris 2024 and beyond

Paris 2024 and beyond: the future for the international sport Tokyo gave us some new events and new technology, but now the Olympics is done, everyone in the archery world has one city on their minds: Paris. Bow caught up

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International archery judge Graham Potts interview

Graham Potts has been at the forefront of international judging for a while, and was back in the technical team in Tokyo. He talks to Sophie Meering. Tell us what you did in Tokyo My role at these Games was

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Tec-HRO Recurvetrainer review

Arne Metzlaff takes a look at a new implementation of the indoor trainer In the second lockdown, German company TEC-HRO launched the beta version of their training device, designed to allow normal shooting without having to shoot an arrow into

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Interview: Hazel Chaisty

The newest member of the Tokyo Paralympics team, Hazel Chaisty, talks exclusively to Bow Great Britain is sending five archers to the Tokyo Paralympics, due to start on 24 August. Three – Jess Stretton, John Stubbs and Nathan Macqueen –

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Ask the Experts: best exercises for a return to archery

Our expert panel answers your questions. QUESTION: I went and shot (compound) for the first time in a year or so. I currently shoot 40lb, and my shoulders are struggling. What are the best exercises for returning to form? ANSWER:

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Stringwalking for beginners

Want to switch from recurve to barebow? Kristina Dolgilevica walks you through it. Barebow archers use the tip of the arrow as the aiming device and employ the following three methods of aiming: gap shooting; stringwalking; and facewalking. Face and

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