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Complete guide to: recurve stabilisation

Andrew Smith weighs up your options. Despite all the technical papers on recurve stabilisation, when you ask top coaches and archers about their stabilisation set up and how they arrived at their current configuration, all of them will say that

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Berlin and Yankton awarded next World Championships

World Archery awarded hosting rights for the 2021 and 2023 editions of its World Championships to the US city of Yankton and the German capital Berlin, respectively. World Archery has also elected to scrap the World Indoor Championships. The decisions

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The key to Korean success

Marc Dellenbach says that the key to Korean dominance in archery 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

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Ask the experts

Our expert panel answers your questions. Send yours to john.stanley@futurenet.com Q: I’ve got a new set of arrows and one is a bareshaft as normal for tuning. But how often should I shoot it? Seems a bit of a waste

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Archery books

We bring you this month’s top archery book suggestions to add to your reading list, by Emma Davis and Tom Hall The Inner Game of Tennis Author: W. Timothy Gallwey Publisher: Pan, first published in 1972 Although a fairly short

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Crystal Gauvin’s guide to travelling to tournaments by plane

If you spend enough time in the sport, you’re bound to reach the point where can you no longer drive where you need to go with your bow. At this point you’ll need to pack up your bow for air

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The business end with Adrian Tippins

Getting arrow selection right first time. With Adrian Tippins. What standard of arrows do I need?” and “Which should I buy?” are two very frequently asked questions from archers. I spend a lot of time with customers debating these very

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The Armguard: an appreciation

Hugh Soar narrates a surprising history… I wonder, when they unstrap their bracers, how many archers give more than a passing thought to this unobtrusive object, as it gets tossed carelessly into the bowcase? Yet, it has a history comparable with

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Project: yourself

Erin Prior shows you how deliberate practice can make training effective. Many archers see the value in their training sessions to help them prepare physically and perhaps even mentally for their upcoming competitions. However, various other commitments in life can often

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Ask the experts

I thought ILF risers and limbs were all supposed to fit together the same? My limbs don’t fit exactly in the riser pocket? How does this all work, exactly? Andrew Smith says… International Limb Fitting, more commonly known as ILF,

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