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How To Win The Olympics: Jay Barrs

Mimi Landström Jay Barrs, the 1988 Olympic Champion in Seoul was the last champion to win shooting against the field. The 1988 Olympics was the last Games before the introduction of head-to-head elimination matches. The Games were very different to

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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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The best quotes in archery

Roy Rose shares some of his favourite quotes and drollery from the archery world. We’ve always been aware that many a true word can be spoken in jest, and as an archery journalist who first put pen to paper some

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6 Ways to improve your shoulder strength for archery

Crystal Gauvin talks us through some easy and effective ways to improve your shoulder strength and endurance so you can build up your draw weight

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5 Top tips to keep archery practice exciting

Archery is the art of repetition, but long hours spent doing the same thing can get dull. Lucy O’Sullivan shares her top tips on keeping practice engaging

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Richard Priestman Joins Archery GB

Archery GB has announced that Richard Priestman has joined the performance unit as Senior Olympic Coach. An Olympic medallist at the Seoul and Barcelona Games, Richard has previously worked for Archery GB as well as taking coaching positions with the Bangladesh, Brazil,

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Ask The Experts

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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Pro Seminar with John Dudley

International coach John Dudley will be hosting a professional seminar in association with Archery Ireland. The event, which will be held at Pobalscoil, Neasáin, Moyclare Road, Boldoyle, Dublin, costs €25 and will run from 7-10pm on Friday 4 July. For

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Nocking Out on air

Long-time Bow International contributor, top archer, and leading coach John Dudley has announced a new project – an all-new media source for getting free professional archery advice. New to the soundwaves is the Nock On podcast series; featuring educational archery

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Talent Development Programme

Registration is now open for the Archery GB 2014-2015 Talent Development programme. Any archer under 20 on June 14 of this year is eligible to apply, regardless of experience, and application forms can be downloaded from the Archery GB website

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