archery technique

The essential library you need – and why

We’re bringing you some of the latest picks that you should add to your reading list, by Emma Davis and Tom Hall Archery Anatomy Author: Ray Axford. Paperback, 164 pagesPublisher: Souvenir Press(First published in 1995) Archery Anatomy is what it

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Q&A: Should I shoot with both eyes open?

Roy Rose discusses eye focus and whether you should be shooting with both eyes open

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Traditional troubleshoot: What’s dead release?

Rob Jones explains what dead and active release means from the perspective of a traditional archer

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How to overcome ‘wrong’ eye dominance

Left-eye dominant but right-handed, Lucy O’Sullivan has spent a fair amount of time working to overcome the problems that presents. Here, she shares some of the tips and tricks she’s learned

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Top tips for achieving your archery goals!

Got something you want to achieve in archery? Smart goal setting will help you do it, explains John Stanley

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Fletching by numbers

James Park looks back at the use of two and four fletchings on an arrow, and reveals why three became the standard used today

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Q&A: Am I positioning my bow arm wrong?

Roy Rose discusses whether or not there is a correct position when it comes to the bow arm and if you should push into the release…

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Contact Check: Tuning your setup

Breaking blades, torn fletchings, or poor arrow flight can all be symptoms of vane contact with your rest. Duncan Busby explains how to find it, and how to fix it

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How to practice with a new bow

The first few weeks with a new bow can be full of things to remember. Andrew Smith recommends keeping things simple, and prioritising form over fiddly tuning

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Q&A: Achieving the right back tension

Patrick Huston describes how to get your shoulders in the correct position and therefore the right back tension for your shot

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