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Update on the recent theft from archery club

Update on the recent theft from archery club

redoubtables

It is nice to be able to provide some positive news of the use of social media at least in the extended archery community. Following my recent article highlighting the vandalism and thefts at Redoubtables club, along with the countless people sharing the Facebook posts and images, there has been a positive outcome.

The club has reported that the majority of the equipment has been recovered and…

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Another archery club vandalised and equipment …

Another archery club vandalised and equipment stolen

redoubtables

redoubtables

Redoubtables – North Wales

I find it sad I am writing a post  on yet another archery  club who have fallen victim to theft and vandalism. On Thursday night I saw a shared post on Facebook concerning the Redoubtable club in North Wales.

The initial post stated how club’s hut had been broken into and there had been some thefts sadly further information came to light of the extent of the damage and…

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Shoot Report – 3DA Tophat Classic

Shoot Report – 3DA Tophat Classic

3D target set up for shoot off

Archery 3DA series

Archery 3DA series
The other weekend Sharon and I had the opportunity to shoot a different style of archery competition to the normal NFAS shoots we attend. We shot a couple of the rounds of the 3DAs, being hosted at Long Eatons grounds. You can find the full details of the 3DA tournaments on their website https://www.3darchery.co.uk/So for us it would have a different scoring system, a different…

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My wonderful sand people ❤️ Photography by the…

My wonderful sand people ❤️
Photography by the ever amazing @toneredink .
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The Celtic Knot archery set (armguard and quiv…

The Celtic Knot archery set (armguard and quiver) are up in my Etsy Shop.

Both items are handmade to order, so you can choose your own colors if you want and get the entire set made to your size.

https://www.etsy.com/shop/NoorBeunLeatherworks

Issue 126 of Bow International is focussed on …

Issue 126 of Bow International is focussed on field archery. There is a review of the NFAS 3D championships by Alex Tyler and an article of starting a club. Patrick Huston and others have contributions which I think are well worth a read. I have a 2 page spread on Ask the experts

Shoot Report – Windrush – April 2018

Shoot Report – Windrush – April 2018

there were areas carpeted with primroses

Windrush shoot with archers massing.

Windrush shoot with archers massing.

Apologies to all readers and followers to this site for the delay in writing this shoot report up. Life has been doing it’s best to keep me busy but here it is at last.
The calendar may have showed as an April Sunday, but I think all who attended will agree it felt more like early February with the biting wind making temperature stay in the single figures all…

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Quick tip on brace height check

Quick tip on brace height check

Sharons bow and arrow set up

Showing the brace height and cresting

Showing the brace height and cresting

We all know how important it is to have your bow setup right and ensure it is at the correct brace height. I wanted to offer a quick tip to all archers out there for checking your brace height on your bow, which doesn’t involve having a rule.

When I made up the last batch of arrows for Sharon, I crested them in colours to match her fletchings, are pink and…

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Hardest lessons to learn in archery – Why does…

Hardest lessons to learn in archery – Why does my arrows comes off the rest

I’ve had this question come up a couple of times recently, so I thought I would put a quick reply up now in an attempt to help people out.

“Why does my arrow keep flipping off my rest or bow when I draw up?”

Okay there can be a few reason why this can happen, so I’m going to pick out the three most common ones.

  • Twisting of the bow string.
  • Throwing your bow arm.
  • Damaged rest.

Twisting of the bow…

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Hardest lessons to learn in archery – Watch th…

Hardest lessons to learn in archery – Watch the weight Or why we need to watch our weight

No not a comment on obesity in archery but a quick look at how weight in many different forms can effect archery, whether we are talking about the draw weight of your bow or the weight of the arrows used.

So when can too light be a bad thing, and again I’m not talking about the archers weight here or anorexic, but in fact arrow weights.

Before I launch into this article though I’d like to thank…

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