arrow

ATA: New For 2020

Part 1 of our annual report from archery’s biggest show. The ATA is the Archery Trade Association, based very firmly in the USA, and it’s also the given name of the trade show every year in January, kicking off the

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Equipment, News

Six ways to improve your recurve release

Ashe Morgan looks at a few different ways to improve the most important part of your shot. The release is the most important part of your recurve shot; consistency here will skyrocket your performance, and even minor errors can drop

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Technique

How to solve eye dominance problems

Having a dominant eye can be a problem, but Ethan Lowry explores how it doesn’t have to be. Eye Conditions As you visualise your target, before you even pick up a bow, the calculations have already been starting in your

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Technique

Indoor: 12 compound tweaks

Duncan Busby shows you how to squeeze out every last point on the way to 600. In recent years indoor archery has become about the pursuit for perfection; this indoor season alone has seen world records falling in the compound

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Features

New Year, New Gear

Out with the old and in with the new. January: when archery gets serious – again If you’re not gearing up specifically for a big indoor tournament, in which case it might be better to put it off for a

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Features

Hoyt 2020 Risers: On test

With some brand new technology on offer, how do the latest top-line Hoyt recurve offerings work out? By Mark Brown and John Stanley The new-for-2020 Hoyt Xceed Grand Prix riser sees a continuation of the new features introduced to Hoyt’s

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Reviews

Aurora Techno Recurve Backpack and Techno Lite Quiver

Rebekah Tipping looks at some thoroughly modern new kit from Italy.  Aurora Techno recurve backpack This well organised backpack from the Bignami stable is great addition for any recurve archer. I’ve been using a smaller Aurora backpack for seven years

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Equipment, Features

Carbon arrows: what you should know

When it comes to selecting carbons, it’s still best to approach things carefully. By Andrew Smith Competitive archers are always looking for an advantage and constantly musing over how they can improve their equipment. Arrows are always high on the

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Features

Arrows are not bullets

Real world arrow deflection tests provide insight into range safety and the safe design of field archery ranges. By Simon Allen. Since Archery GB produced their 2017 ‘A guide to field archery courses’ there has been much debate over the

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Features

Fat or thin? We have the definitive answer

Forget the anecdotal evidence – we’ve run the numbers. By Ferdinand Wegrostek and Bernd Kolmanz For indoor shooting (e.g. WA 18) the use of thicker arrow shafts instead of thinner ones is discussed again and again. Do thicker arrows really

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Technique
Follow Us