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It’s that time again for our experts to answer your questions, so if you have any then please send them to john.stanley@futurenet.com Q: I usually shoot with a back tension release but it’s difficult to use in bad weather, would

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Our expert panel answers your questions. Send yours to john.stanley@futurenet.com Q: I’ve got a new set of arrows and one is a bareshaft as normal for tuning. But how often should I shoot it? Seems a bit of a waste

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Our expert panel answers your questions. Send yours to john.stanley@futurenet.com Q: I’ve noticed that whenever I shoot a perfect end I tend to follow this up by shooting badly in my next end. What’s going on? Duncan Busby says: You

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Our panel of expects from around the world answer your questions on every aspect of shooting technique, phycology and equipment.   Question: How do I know when to change my nocks?   Adrian Tippins says: The obvious answer is to change

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Q: I’ve found that since moving indoors my release has deteriorated. I used to be able to execute a clean, unanticipated shot but now I’m hanging up and holding on too long. I don’t want to get into the habit of

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Q: How do you hold strong in the wind? I don’t usually struggle too much in calm weather, but when the wind picks up I can’t hold centrally and struggle to get the shot off cleanly. Should I just add more

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Q: I am aware that the dot will move around as I aim, but each time it steadies somewhat, it then takes a dip down into the red. What is causing this to happen? A: Fortunately, this situation can be

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Q: How important is breathing when it comes to shot execution?   A: Breathing is very important before, and during, the shot process as logically, it is a factor in attaining a satisfactory aim, and a fluent execution. While most coaches

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Q: I want to replace my compound string set, but how do I get the cams back in the correct position? A: When I put on a new set of Winners Choice Custom strings I simply use sellotape to find a perfect

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Q: Given that archery is such an individual sport a lot of the time, how important is a coach in reaching the higher levels? A: There have been a number of international competitors who have been self-educated, drawing information from other archers,

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