archery

Neolithic Yew Bows from the Alpine Region

Jan H Sachers digs up the past Roughly 12,000 years ago, a climatic change in Europe led to higher average temperatures, warmer summers and generally beneficial conditions for a great variety of fauna and flora to prosper. Plants and animals

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Archery at The World of Stonehenge exhibition

Taking archery to the grave. By John Stanley The British Museum in London is currently holding an exhibition called The World Of Stonehenge, which is open until the middle of July 2022. There’s less in there about the titular monument

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Some of the best archery spotting scopes

Bow takes a close up view at the current market of Spotting Scopes Spotting scopes are not essential to an archery career, but can definitely assist in both training and competition, for checking arrow positions in a target face. Archers’

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LA 2028: still no compound

Indications suggest programme will be same as Tokyo Archery was confirmed as a core sport for the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Games at the IOC’s 139th Session held in the Chinese capital Beijing, on the eve of the Winter Olympics.

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How to maximise your archery range time

Quick-fire ways to get organised and boost your shooting in short sessions. By Andrew Smith I am often asked how archers can improve their scores and shooting form, despite only being able to shoot once or twice a week. I

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Fine tuning: when to adjust?

Dr James Park gets to grips with groups One common method used by archers to try to fine tune their equipment is to watch their group sizes. The method is typically something like: Shoot a few ends (typically from one

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How to build back strength for archery

Back strength is essential for archery – and life. Lucy O’Sullivan shows you how. I cannot emphasise this enough: we all need to work on our back strength. Not only as archers, but as 21st-century humans. ‘Text neck’ and ‘office

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Inside the KAA

What makes the Koreans so successful? Kristina Dolgilevica takes another look at the formidable Korea Archery Association The Korea Archery Association (KAA) is perhaps the only transdisciplinary organisation dedicated to the sport of archery on the elite level. Its organisational

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Recurve: error analysis

Andrew Smith looks in all directions for the answers Archers really are a generous lot, happy to throw away points during a round or head-to-head match by not realising they have an issue and failing to make an adjustment or

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Modelling arrows in flight

In the third of a series of articles, Dr James Park looks at what we can learn studying the dynamic behaviour of arrows during the power stroke and in-flight In Bow 156, I noted that while I use X10s, size

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