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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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Posted in Equipment

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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Posted in Features

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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Posted in Technique

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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The third set with James Park

James Park examines whether the third set is critical to recurve competition. Is the third set in a match more important than the other sets? Archers lose score for many reasons. For example, they can lose points due to not

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Roma Archery Trophy 2018

A wide open field in the Eternal City. They expected 500. They got just over 648. The inaugural Roma Archery Trophy was a success. A major indoor event in Rome had been on the cards for a while for Fitarco,

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Posted in Events

Interview: Michaela Lake and Jason Meehan

Barebowers Michaela Lake and Jason Meehan were two of the most successful archers at this year’s World Masters Games – Bow International sits down with them both and finds out how they did it

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The Science Behind the Clicker

It’s a small piece of equipment that can nevertheless have a big impact – Craig Johnson looks into how and why a clicker works when it comes to improving your shot

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Archery for autism

Archery can change lives – as a group of young autistic Japanese archers discovered

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Posted in Events, Features, Psychology, Technique, Traditional

Interview: Braden Gellenthien’s 2017

We spoke to Team USA regular Braden Gellenthien at the beginning of year, and got his predictions on how he thought things were going to turn out. We caught up with him at the end of it to find out if his feelings had been right

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