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Essential outdoor kit for archery

Field generally needs more kit than target. Here’s the lowdown. All archers will be familiar with the need to carry a set of equipment around. Field archery, due to the more complex and unforgiving environment requires another level of self-sufficiency

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Getting started in barebow field archery

An overview by Victoria Williams There is always a lot more to barebow archery than meets the eye. To score well at field archery with a barebow it’s not, as some might say, a matter of pointing in the right

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Getting started in UK field archery

Alex Tyler offers some valuable advice on getting started – or getting back into field archery – in the UK. Britain is staying at home and finding new ways to pass the time. While not able to shoot, I decided

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Compound barebow explained in the latest Ask the Experts

Our expert panel answers your latest questions. Send yours to john.stanley@futurenet.com Q: Can you explain more about the discipline of Compound Barebow? I prefer the simplicity of shooting a compound bow with a finger tab, no peep and no magnifying

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Wifler Industries MP-One review

The most expensive recurve button you can buy. Is it worth it? Bow finds out. The Wifler Industries MP-One is a plunger like no other, developed by US archer Alex Wifler, and one of just two products presently sold by

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GK Archery Stealth Stabiliser review

Different, advanced… and expensive. Is it worth it? Bow reviews the GK Archery Stealth Stabiliser The Stealth Stabiliser system is a set of products from GK Archery, based in Korea. Broadly, the system aims to solve the particular problems created

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The Silk Road Cup

Anne Dohrmann takes us on as journey to the mountains of Iran. For the third time, an international horse archery competition is taking place here in Iran: in the desert city of Yazd 2017, in picturesque Shiraz 2018 and in

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Tiller and Bracing Height: Going Deep

Is tiller and bracing height really that important? Andrew Smith investigates. With a modern three piece recurve bow, we do not hold the bow in the centre. This means that we do not draw the limbs back evenly; if the

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Getting into archery: the tools you need

Mark Brown goes through some of the kit that they don’t tell you that you need – and why. I enjoyed my beginners’ course enormously; it was very rewarding. But I don’t remember being taught anything about basic bow set-up,

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The Bow International Archery Library

Bow International have compiled a list of some of the essentials for your collection – and why. By Tom Hall, Emma Davis and Bow Staff. Archery Author: USA Archery Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers, 2013 The official handbook from USA Archery, this

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