archery

Taking a break at the end of the season

Everything you need to know about having time off at the end of the season Around the world, the outdoor season is becoming longer and longer, starting earlier in the year and ending later in the year. Having a break

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Reporting back from 4th World Nomad Games 2022

Notes from first-time Nomad Kristina Dolgilevica who went on an archery adventure in Turkey. The world’s only multi-sport event dedicated to the promotion of traditional sports, The World Nomad Games (WNG), was held for the fourth time after a four-year

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How to get to grips with the clicker

Mimi Landström takes a look at one of the most common hang-ups in target archery For recurve archers, the clicker can be a love/hate relationship. Nearly every international recurve archer shoots with a clicker, so why, and how, can it

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How to build accurate arrows – part 2

This article is sponsored by Last Chance Archery The most crucial step is to use the right tools. Archery is two-sided, there’s the skill of shooting your bow, of course, and there’s the art of tuning your equipment. Without equipment

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Archery exercises: rows and weights

Lucy O’Sullivan focuses on the best exercises for your back To be able to push past plateaus in your archery it is important to look after your back muscles. You can check out Bow 161 for an article on my

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Interview: Katharina Bauer

Germany is emerging as a powerhouse force in European archery. Mimi Landström speaks to Kathi Bauer Katharina Bauer has had an incredible start to the 2022 season, medalling at every international event she has attended so far. She won gold at

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Bow drills: the secret of success

Irish international Rebekah Tipping reminds you of what’s really important Bow drills, bow holds, reversals: whatever you call them, this is one of the best ways to improve your strength without having to spend hours at the range every day.

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The history of the composite bow

Jan H Sachers glues up a history of composite bow Over the course of history, composite bows have been built and used in a stunning variety of shapes and sizes. But they all have one thing in common: rather than

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Interviews: Bryony Pitman and Ella Gibson

Last month’s cover star Bryony Pitman catapulted into the world top 10 after winning an unprecedented three medals at the Antalya World Cup. Now in her 10th year as an international, and still only 25, the future is looking brighter

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Behinds the scenes at Gateway Feathers

Gateway Feathers is developing some very special vanes Gateway Feathers, based in Arizona, has specialised for over 50 years in feather vanes for archery, offering a complete process. Many archers still prefer turkey feathers for fletching arrows, especially indoors and

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