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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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Posted in Technique

Tokyo 2020: less than 200 days to go

On the 6th January, a couple of days before Bow 139 went to press, the Olympic Games were 200 days away. The Summer Olympics is the biggest dance of all for archery as a global sport, and this year’s outing,

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Posted in News

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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Posted in Features

Bow: The Beginning

The magazine’s first editor Richard White takes us back to the start The early days The concept for BOW Magazine, as it was then titled, came about after I and my late wife Daf returned from the 1993 2nd World

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Posted in Features

What’s up with Korea?

The disaster for the Korean squad in Den Bosch had been on the cards for a while. While everyone involved in archery, and many in the wider world of sport, knows about the dominance of South Korean recurve teams, especially

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Posted in Opinion

Crystal Gauvin’s guide to travelling to tournaments by plane

If you spend enough time in the sport, you’re bound to reach the point where can you no longer drive where you need to go with your bow. At this point you’ll need to pack up your bow for air

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Posted in Features

The business end with Adrian Tippins

Getting arrow selection right first time. With Adrian Tippins. What standard of arrows do I need?” and “Which should I buy?” are two very frequently asked questions from archers. I spend a lot of time with customers debating these very

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Posted in Equipment

The mindset: form and execution

Roy Rose, in this compound-focused piece, talks us through developing a bulletproof process. Every archer, no matter what discipline is involved, whether you are a world champion or just plinking away in the backyard, shoots with the same objective: to

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Posted in Features

Bow proposes: a radical audience-grabbing idea!

Occasionally here at Bow International, we like to do a bit of blue sky thinking about the future of the sport… There has been speculation for many years about how archery could develop new formats, usually with the goal of

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Posted in Features, Opinion

5 ways to develop a winning mindset

Erin Prior points the way to developing a ‘growth mindset’ around the sport

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Posted in Psychology
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