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Field archery in winter

If you are looking to get in more shooting, you can enjoy winter field archery with a few small adaptations. Asking a field archer when the indoor season starts and you are likely to get a funny look. The National

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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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How to solve eye dominance problems

Having a dominant eye can be a problem, but Ethan Lowry explores how it doesn’t have to be. Eye Conditions As you visualise your target, before you even pick up a bow, the calculations have already been starting in your

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Archery: what the pros eat

Mimi Landström explores what the pros eat in competition. It’s wintertime, and you may well have been indulging a little in the last month or so, and perhaps wondering how to get back to that next level in the New

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KTA: An introduction

Kristina Dolgilevica took a second trip to Korea to learn traditional archery, and gave us a taste. Korean traditional archery (KTA), much like Japanese kyudo, descends from both martial and ceremonial practices. Thanks to various Imperial campaigns to preserve archery

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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: a year in archery

In our second part, Bow continues to wrap up 2019 with a look back at what went on. May Bow cover star: Lan Lu The NFAS 3D championships went off with a bang in Nottinghamshire with some of the trickiest

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Hoyt 2020 Risers: On test

With some brand new technology on offer, how do the latest top-line Hoyt recurve offerings work out? By Mark Brown and John Stanley The new-for-2020 Hoyt Xceed Grand Prix riser sees a continuation of the new features introduced to Hoyt’s

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Taking back control

Something that could be holding you back is right in your pocket. By John Stanley. Have you, recently, picked up your phone – or opened a new browser tab on your computer – intending to do one thing, and without

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Fitness: is it really that important?

By Lucy O’Sullivan Last month Bow received a question for the Ask The Experts section which said this: “We are often told that overall fitness is crucial to archery, yet I have to say I look at a lot of

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