compound

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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 dark side

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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New products in 2019

We’re looking at some of the shiny new products available in 2019 MK ‘ZEST’ LIMBS MK Korea are known in the recurve world as a relatively ’boutique’ brand, at least compared to the bigger names. Started around a decade ago

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Complete guide to: compound stabilisation

By Duncan Busby, who likes to keep things balanced. Look along any shooting line and you will see an entire row of stabilisers pointing towards the target. These are not actually essential to shoot a bow, but you will see

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The mindset: form and execution

Roy Rose, in this compound-focused piece, talks us through developing a bulletproof process. Every archer, no matter what discipline is involved, whether you are a world champion or just plinking away in the backyard, shoots with the same objective: to

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Roma Archery Trophy 2018

A wide open field in the Eternal City. They expected 500. They got just over 648. The inaugural Roma Archery Trophy was a success. A major indoor event in Rome had been on the cards for a while for Fitarco,

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