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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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Intermediate compound: stepping up

Duncan Busby rates the current intermediate compound bows on the market. All sports have different spending options, depending on the brand name and quality of the item you’re buying, but for us archers it’s rarely as simple as picking up

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Interview: Para-archer David Drahoninsky

Has para-archery star David Drahoninsky finally got serious? We caught up with him in Berlin. David Drahoninsky, of the Czech Republic, is one of the biggest characters in international archery, and one of the most successful para-archers of the last

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Horseback Archery: a short history

Jan H. Sachers M.A takes us on a remarkable journey. As a modern sport, horseback archery (HBA) is a relatively new phenomenon. But its origins date back many thousands of years, and over the course of history it has been

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Arrows: dynamic behaviour

Dr. James Park explains just what happens on the way to the target. Arrows do rather a lot in the few moments they spend in the air. They flex vertically and laterally, rotate about their centre of mass in both

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Field archery in winter

If you are looking to get in more shooting, you can enjoy winter field archery with a few small adaptations. Asking a field archer when the indoor season starts and you are likely to get a funny look. The National

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