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Review: The Art of Barebow Shooting and Its Mental Game

Victoria Williams reviews a niche how-to barebow guide When I was asked to review this book, The Art of Barebow Shooting And Its Mental Game, I was fully prepared to read yet another book written from the perspective of Olympic

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The Finsbury Marks

Once, a huge swathe of London was an archery range. By Hugh Soar Archery practice in the 1500s was governed by statute and, with certain exceptions, all males were required to take part, with – it has to be said

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How to be an Olympic archer

Could it be easier than you think? For many recurve archers, the pinnacle of a career is representing your country at a summer Olympic Games. This is an extremely difficult goal to achieve, and getting selected and then qualifying is

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Review: Epic Fusion EX stabilisers

Rebekah Tipping looks at some high-quality, low-cost rods from the former Cartel stable In recent years, the well-known Korean manufacturer Cartel has rebranded itself as Epic Archery. They produce a variety of products, and their catalogue boasts some very impressive

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IHAA World Grand Prix

With the horseback world champs cancelled, it was time for something different. By the competition organiser Claire Sawyer Early 2020 brought a gradual realisation that everything would be different this year. As the International Horseback Archery Alliance (IHAA) cancelled our

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Compound: Micro Tuning

Duncan Busby on how to get the extra edge. We all know the merits of shooting a well tuned set up, but how much do you really know about the finer points of compound tuning? Micro-tuning is often overlooked but

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Long distance shooting – a brief history

A very short history of long distance shooting. By Jan H Sachers. Targets have changed a lot throughout the history of archery. From birds to butts, from boards to bosses, archers everywhere have always proven very creative when it came

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Gillo GT review

Andreas Phillip looks at the radical new riser from Gillo for barebow shooting. When the Gillo GT recurve riser was announced at the end of 2019, my eyes immediately wandered in the direction of my archery piggy bank. The risers

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Interview: Pierre Plihon

The French international Pierre Plihon opens up to Bow. Interview by Mimi Landström “How did I spend lockdown? In my apartment. Luckily I was able to put a target at 2m in my living room. And I had my dog!” 

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Mantis X8 Shooting Analysis System review

A hi-tech new product with revolutionary potential? The Mantis Shooting System is a small device that mounts on your bow, records your movements while taking a shot, and plots them on a graph.  That simple, huh? It’s a little more

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