Archery Shoot 17-01-2016

Today everyone shot a Portsmouth, I didn’t bother to score today as I knew I would have a lot of tuning to do now I had increased my draw weight to 40lb. I wasn’t wrong, as I don’t have access to 20 yards at home, there was some work to do with the button (plunger)… Read More »

Lunchtime Archery Practice

It’s good working from home as it lets you get the target out in the garden now and again, then set the bow up and have a little practice. It’s also good for me as my club in the winter only shoots on Friday and Sunday and sometimes you feel as if you do need… Read More »

How To Wind in Recurve Riser Limb Bolts

If you want to increase your poundage and up your draw weight then wind in your limbs bolts, if you want to decrease your poundage and lower your draw weight then wind out your limb bolts on your riser. In this video I use a pencil to mark the bolt, as I like to only… Read More »

Archery Shoot – Bent Arrow

Today we all shot a Portsmouth again. I did manage slightly better than last with 475, but hardly anywhere near my personal best of 524. My problem today was not string picture, but a strange arrow that kept going top left in the 3/4 ring and bringing my score down. After several ends into my… Read More »

The Archery Show

It dawned on me today why isn’t there a national archery show every year? My other hobby is Astronomy and we have an Astrofest in February in London with talks and trade stands and then there is another astronomy show in Coventry around May time. I am now imagining an archery show with all the… Read More »

Archery Training 08-01-2016

For archery training tonight we shot at Portsmouth targets. I didn’t have a great start, it’s important for me to remember about the string picture again in order to make a good shot. I also found that it was important for me to remember to drop my draw shoulder, as I began with my shoulder… Read More »

First Archery Shoot after Christmas

Today was the 1st archery shoot after Christmas, and I hadn’t shot since well before Christmas. I always had the intention to practice over the Christmas period but never managed it with the weather being so bad outside. Well anyway we shot a Portsmouth round today to ease ourselves back in to shooting. It didn’t… Read More »

European Archery Championships 2016

Look what turned up in the latest copy of Bow International the other day, a flyer for the European Archery Championships 2016 in Nottingham. The final weekend sees the compound finals on the Saturday and the recurve final on the Sunday, spread over 2 sessions per day. We bought our tickets when they were first… Read More »

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