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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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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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