Archery | Astra Shot Trainer Review
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Archery | Astra Shot Trainer Review

Practising on the range is awesome but if you are serious about becoming a better archer you need to keep that routine up when you are at home. I personally do a lot of holding exercises with the bow but that is only half the shot process. Incidentally, my own weaknesses come in the back […]

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Archery | Fundamentals First

This video is intended to be an extension to a response I made to a practice video uploaded by PC Genie. This is not in any way meant to call out PC Genie – he hasn’t done anything wrong. However, I’ve seen many people make this mistake when doing practice videos and assessments, and it […]

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Archery | Bear Minuteman Recurve Bow
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Archery | Bear Minuteman Recurve Bow

Hi guys, this is NUSensei. As many of you probably realise, I’m a relatively young guy and a late starter in archery. So, I’ve missed out on a lot of milestones of archery development and technology. Today, I’m working with this bow a Bear Minuteman. This particular bow belongs to a visitor who received it […]

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Archery | What is Back Tension?
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Archery | What is Back Tension?

Hey guys, this is NUSensei. For those of us who are learning archery you may find there are many similarities between archery and other sports such as martial arts, golf, shooting sports, even snooker. However, there are several aspects which are unique to archery and one of these, is back tension. If you have been […]

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Archery | The 28-inch Draw
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Archery | The 28-inch Draw

So you’re looking at buying your first recurve bow. You find a good-looking bow with a good price and you’re about to buy it, when suddenly you see that mythical figure the 28 inch draw length. And your draw length isn’t 28 inches. You see this 28 inch figure everywhere. Why is it so hard […]

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Archery Tips | Canting the Bow
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Archery Tips | Canting the Bow

One of the common questions asked, and a common habit in beginners is whether or not the bow should be canted. and by canting, I mean angling the bow with your bow hand. This is one of the most iconic techniques portrayed in archery. Mostly because of how heroic it looks. It’s normal for people […]

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Archery | Arrow Nocks – Correct Size
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Archery | Arrow Nocks – Correct Size

One of the really small things that can be overlooked in archery. And I do mean literally small It’s the size of your nocks. Now for most people, this won’t really matter. But it does matter. As most of you know by now, when you nock the arrow it clips on to the string and […]

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Archery | Chest Guards
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Archery | Chest Guards

A lot of people ask me what this thing is used for. This is a chest guard. It guards the chest. That’s… Kind of it… The chest guard flattens the chest area, giving more clearance for the string. This is the reason you may see more women wearing a chest guard, as a larger chest […]

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Archery | Anchor Point
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Archery | Anchor Point

Hey guys, this is NUSensei and today, we are going to walk through another crucial concept in archery. The anchor position. The anchor position, is one of several unique elements of archery and while it may look easy, it does require some understanding in order to become a better archer. Let’s look at some common […]

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