technique

The hard choice: training with the bow

Patrick Huston explains his approach to getting strong with the bow… How would you feel if I told you I could give you a fabulous shortcut to putting more arrows in the middle? What if I told you you could

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Features

Getting things straight: shoulder alignments for recurve archers

Naomi Folkard talks shoulder alignment for recurve archers. The shoulder is a remarkably mobile joint. The humerus – the long bone in the upper arm between your elbow and your shoulder – fits into the scapula like a ball and

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Features, Technique

Three ways to judge distances on unmarked field rounds

These three methods are all well-known approaches – and most good field archers will at least one or a combination of these three to set yardage

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Features, Technique

Q&A: Am I positioning my bow arm wrong?

Roy Rose discusses whether or not there is a correct position when it comes to the bow arm and if you should push into the release…

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in FAQs, Technique

Contact Check: Tuning your setup

Breaking blades, torn fletchings, or poor arrow flight can all be symptoms of vane contact with your rest. Duncan Busby explains how to find it, and how to fix it

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Features, Technique

Top tips for recurve release

Patrick Huston explains why many archers end up thinking about the release the wrong way – and how to work towards a clean and consistent loose

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Features, Technique

Advice from an archery coach

What a coach sees… Alistair Whittingham reveals the most common technique issues he encounters in his capacity as a coach

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Features, Technique

How to quickly boost performance

Want to improve but are short on time? Here are Andrew Smith’s quick-fire ways to get organised and boost your shooting in short sessions

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Features, Technique

Why it pays to have allies as an archer

Everyone needs a bit of help now and again – and having the right people and relationships in place can be a huge asset to your archery, as Danielle Brown explains

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Features, Psychology

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

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Features, Technique
Follow Us