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Essential archery books

The essential library you need – and why by Emma Davis and Tom Hall   Archery by USA Archery Published by Human Kinetics Publishers, 2013 The official handbook from USA Archery, this book sets out to provide a comprehensive guide

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Posted in Opinion

Project: yourself

Erin Prior shows you how deliberate practice can make training effective. Many archers see the value in their training sessions to help them prepare physically and perhaps even mentally for their upcoming competitions. However, various other commitments in life can often

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Posted in Technique

Nîmes: From the inside

Rebekah Tipping tells us what it’s like to shoot in Nîmes against the best – and what she took home from the experience

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Posted in Events, Features, News

How important is the bubble level?

Crystal Gauvin sets you straight on whether your scope’s bubble level being, well, ‘level’ while shooting is important…

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Does arrow straightness really matter?

Everyone takes the importance of arrow straightness as a given – but is it possible to quantify? James Park and a group of fellow archers undertook a test to find out

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Posted in Features, Technique, Traditional

6 Ways to improve your shoulder strength for archery

Crystal Gauvin talks us through some easy and effective ways to improve your shoulder strength and endurance so you can build up your draw weight

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Sieze the moment

John Dudley explains how to prepare for when it all comes down to one shot. I was 18 years old and standing alongside two other guys looking at the final target for an ASA World Championship. All three of us

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Posted in Psychology

The First York

Jan Sachers – archer and historian – reveals the unique history of the York round and the development of national competition The second half of the 18th century saw the resurrection of archery as a pastime and sport for English

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Posted in Traditional

Ask The Experts

Q: Considering the amount professional archers shoot, what do you do to prevent injury?   A For me the key to preventing injuries has always been rest days. I have shot full-time for five years and never experienced an injury, and I

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The Time and Space Conundrum

Archery has come a long way over the last few years, with professional archery booming and more archers dedicating 100 per cent of their careers to shooting. This is great for the sport and I am glad to see it

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Posted in Technique
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