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Archery: what the pros eat

Mimi Landström explores what the pros eat in competition. It’s wintertime, and you may well have been indulging a little in the last month or so, and perhaps wondering how to get back to that next level in the New

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Indoor: 12 compound tweaks

Duncan Busby shows you how to squeeze out every last point on the way to 600. In recent years indoor archery has become about the pursuit for perfection; this indoor season alone has seen world records falling in the compound

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Hacking The Darkside: part 3

In the final episode of Hacking The Darkside, Vanessa Lee learns about building a strong shot. After years of contemplating whether or not I should start shooting compound, I finally took the plunge. I had already taken my first shot

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Hacking The Darkside: part 2

In Part 2 of a short series, Vanessa Lee details exactly what happens when a recurver takes up compound It had been about a week since my first shot with a compound bow and I knew I wanted to get

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Ask the experts

Our expert panel answers your questions. Send yours to john.stanley@futurenet.com Q: I’ve just switched to compound archery and no one at my club or the local area knows anything about the discipline, so how do I expand my knowledge and

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Hacking the darkside: Part 1

In Part 1 of a short series, Vanessa Lee decides to take up compound – and learns from the best Vanessa Lee is a former Canadian national team member for recurve, and also works as a commentator for World Archery.

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Making and tuning wooden arrows

Jaap Bolt takes us through his process It always astonishes me when I hear phrases from regular archers like: “I don’t put much effort in my wooden arrows because they will never be as good as carbon anyway.” And even:

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Ask the experts

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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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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Shooting with curves

USA senior athlete Amy Skogen has a couple of things to talk about This article is intended for everyone, but just a warning before we start: a great deal of it will be talking about boobs. When I started learning

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