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Ask the experts – stiff vs damped and other questions

Our expert panel answers your questions. Send yours to john.stanley@futurenet.com Question: My son shoots competitive compound target archery. He currently shoots a 30″ front bar of a larger diameter and my thought is to upgrade to a much smaller diameter

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Developing the perfect release

Alexandr Kalynichenko provides a deep dive into achieving the perfect recurve bowstring release. The bowstring release has always been considered as the most important element of an archer’s technique as it predetermines athlete’s performance. It is the cornerstone of archery

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Getting started in barebow field archery

An overview by Victoria Williams There is always a lot more to barebow archery than meets the eye. To score well at field archery with a barebow it’s not, as some might say, a matter of pointing in the right

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GBR women get funding boost

The GBR women’s recurve team gets a boost of £195,379 for its Tokyo plans after a major grant was awarded by UK Sport based on 2019’s performances.  The team of Sarah Bettles, Bryony Pitman and Naomi Folkard beat China to

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Ask the experts

Our expert panel answers your questions, so send them in to john.stanley@futurenet.com Q: Can you explain a bit about what types of back tension release aids are available? And should I use one with a click? Duncan Busby says: Using

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Review: Fairweather tab

The archery tab designed by the 2000 Olympic gold medallist has been gaining some major fans, including Arne Metzlaff. At the European Games this year, Simon Fairweather posted a graphic on Facebook pointing out that the top four men in

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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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Full of eastern promise

The spectacular rise of Turkish archery The winners of the World Archery Athlete of the Year awards for 2018, voted for by an audience of their peers, were announced during the 2019 Indoor World Series Finals in February. Turkey’s Mete

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Indian archery issues continue

A long-running issue over administration in Indian archery continues, as the sport continues to move deeper into the Olympic cycle. World Archery officially recognised the newly-elected archery AAI (Archery Association of India) as a legitimate authority to select the teams

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Alison Williamson on life after archery

Izzy Carpenter talks to one of Team GB’s greatest archers

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