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The Complete Archery Library

A complete list of all the archery books you need – and why. By Tom Hall, Emma Davis and Bow Staff. Archery Author: USA Archery Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers, 2013 The official handbook from USA Archery, this book sets out to

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Six ways to improve your recurve release

Ashe Morgan looks at a few different ways to improve the most important part of your shot. The release is the most important part of your recurve shot; consistency here will skyrocket your performance, and even minor errors can drop

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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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2019 in archery

How was it for you? Bow wraps up 2019 with a look back at what went on… January As usual, first thing in January the whole of the archery world involved in trade decamped to Louisville, Kentucky, for the ATA,

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Aurora Techno Recurve Backpack and Techno Lite Quiver

Rebekah Tipping looks at some thoroughly modern new kit from Italy.  Aurora Techno recurve backpack This well organised backpack from the Bignami stable is great addition for any recurve archer. I’ve been using a smaller Aurora backpack for seven years

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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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Ask the experts

Our expert panel answers your questions, so if you have one send it to Bow’s Editor john.stanley@futurenet.com Q: I note you can achieve the UK classifications (such as Master Bowman) shooting either metric or imperial distances. Both are available to

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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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Fat or thin? We have the definitive answer

Forget the anecdotal evidence – we’ve run the numbers. By Ferdinand Wegrostek and Bernd Kolmanz For indoor shooting (e.g. WA 18) the use of thicker arrow shafts instead of thinner ones is discussed again and again. Do thicker arrows really

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