field archery

Ask the experts

Our expert panel answers your questions. Send yours to Q: I’ve got a new set of arrows and one is a bareshaft as normal for tuning. But how often should I shoot it? Seems a bit of a waste

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How to get outdoor ready

With the indoor season drawing to a close, Patrick Huston shares his guide to preparing for outdoors, so you can hit the ground running

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Kit up for the outdoor season

Rob Jones explores the additional kit that’s come in handy for him over his years in field archery

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How to prepare your gear for outdoor season

Patrick Huston shares his tips to fine-tune your equipment for outdoor rounds before competing at the long distances

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How to make a great 3D course!

Course setter Rob Jones takes us through how he makes a course both challenging and interesting

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How to get started with archery

Want to start archery, but not sure how? Andrew Smith breaks down the way archery is organised in the UK and the types of archery that are available, as well as a guide to what it can cost to take part

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Arrow selection: Field archery

Speed Matters: James Park continues his series on arrow selection, this time looking at the factors that influence the best choice for an arrow for field archery

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A Kind of Magic

Merlin Archery‘s Grizzly Jim explains the lure of instinctive archery  As far back as I can remember I’ve always had a bow in my hand of some description, whether I was running around the farm with just a primitive selfbow that

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A Sense of High Adventure

Nils Visser follows his curiosity to meet the maker of the Rebel bow   One of the boons of conducting historical research is running across ‘archery nuggets’: wee insights into behaviour that typify an archer and is therefore immediately recognisable

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First-time Field

If you’re interested in trying field archery – whether experienced target archer or complete beginner – Alex Tyler has the advice you need to get started Archery has had an incredible amount of publicity over the last couple of years.

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