competition

Release the pressure

The ideal competition preparation for archers? Claire van Dijck investigates  In the Netherlands, archery has changed a lot over the years. Archery was once known as a sport played in bars, just like darts, but currently there are several regional

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The importance of hydration

Many archers forget to keep themselves hydrated, and Ethan Lowry is here to tell you how crucial it is. To some observers, archery may not appear to be the most physically demanding of sports. Due to this assumption, we tend

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Compound in the Olympics: will it ever happen?

Will we see compound archery in the Olympics, and if so when? It is a common question in archery circles, and is entirely understandable from the perspective of compound shooters that see almost all modern competitions allowing multiple bowstyles. Yet

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GBR wins six spots for Tokyo 2020

The majority of places for Olympic competition at Tokyo 2020 were handed out at the World Championships in Den Bosch, Netherlands. For Great Britain’s men’s team of Tom Hall, Patrick Huston and Alex Wise, they managed to qualify in eighth

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Q&A: How to settle into a competition setting

Alistair Whittingham shares his top tips for combating competition nerves and settling into the game quicker

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Nîmes: From the inside

Rebekah Tipping tells us what it’s like to shoot in Nîmes against the best – and what she took home from the experience

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Why it pays to have allies as an archer

Everyone needs a bit of help now and again – and having the right people and relationships in place can be a huge asset to your archery, as Danielle Brown explains

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How to combat competitive mind games

From well-meaning but misguided comments to deliberate mind games, there are a number of things that can put you off your shot. Danielle Brown shares her guide to coping with it

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What your target face says about your technique

Learn how to read your target face and it could help to improve your score, James Park explains what to look for…

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8 Top Tips for new competitive archers

dropping the bow arm

For many new archers, their first outdoor season presents a number of challenges. Andrew Smith breaks down the most common, and what to do about them. For first timers, the transition from the indoor season to outdoors can be quite

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