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A tour around 2021’s virtual ATA

The annual trade fair was online this year and Bow took a virtual stroll around. Scott Archery Apex Scott Archery have over forty years of expertise making releases, and they aren’t shy about calling the Apex the ‘pinnacle of release

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Behind the scenes at archery distributor JVD

The Dutch company has become one of the largest archery distributors in the world. By Mimi Landström JVD Archery, based in the Netherlands, has been moving bows around the world for quite some time. It now has over 40 years

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The Finsbury Marks

Once, a huge swathe of London was an archery range. By Hugh Soar Archery practice in the 1500s was governed by statute and, with certain exceptions, all males were required to take part, with – it has to be said

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IHAA World Grand Prix

With the horseback world champs cancelled, it was time for something different. By the competition organiser Claire Sawyer Early 2020 brought a gradual realisation that everything would be different this year. As the International Horseback Archery Alliance (IHAA) cancelled our

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The Bow 2020 Christmas gift guide

Everything you and your favourite archer needs for the seasons ahead! Under £20 Fivics scorebook and pen Fivics have made this specially designed scorebook that comes with an arrow themed pen. Each page has space to score and plot 18

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Best method for recurve tuning

Ashe Morgan shows you how to get it right – every single time. Learning how to tune your bow can feel like navigating through a minefield of settings which all affect each other. There are endless parameters you could change,

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Nock fit: getting it right

Nock fit is not always top of the checklist – but it should be. By Rebekah Tipping. An often forgotten aspect of tuning a bow is correctly fitting the nock to the string. Most brands of nocks will only come

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Long distance shooting – a brief history

A very short history of long distance shooting. By Jan H Sachers. Targets have changed a lot throughout the history of archery. From birds to butts, from boards to bosses, archers everywhere have always proven very creative when it came

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Mongolian Archery: from the Stone Age to Naadam

Out in Mongolia, a storm is coming. By Dr. Antonio Graceffo Every year, a major festival called Naadam in Mongolia celebrates the “three games of men”, the manly pursuits of archery, wrestling and horse racing. At this year’s competition, I

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Ask the experts – stiff vs damped and other questions

Our expert panel answers your questions. Send yours to john.stanley@futurenet.com Question: My son shoots competitive compound target archery. He currently shoots a 30″ front bar of a larger diameter and my thought is to upgrade to a much smaller diameter

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