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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Eye Dominance in Archery
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Eye Dominance in Archery

There’s a bit of confusion and debate about this. But it’s agreed that one of the most important things you have to know is your dominant eye. Dominance has a pretty big role in many sports and in life. If you play a form of football, then you need to know which of your legs […]

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Getting Ready For Your First Archery Lesson
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Getting Ready For Your First Archery Lesson

So you’re looking forward to your first archery lesson. Maybe you’re feeling a little apprehensive about what to expect or whether you need to do anything specific. I’ve done a video on the basics of form in case you want a head start, but this video will look at what you can expect on your […]

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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 | String Maintenance
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Archery | String Maintenance

[shhh-thunk] A lot of people ask what do I need to do to maintain my string. The answer is simple: you wax it. You can buy sticks of bow string wax like these. This smaller one is a Bohning Accelerator wax. It’s a wax and string conditioner. Sounds like something you put in your hair, […]

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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 Annoyances #16 – Draw Weight Egos
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Archery Annoyances #16 – Draw Weight Egos

As you probably know I’ve done several videos covering the topic of draw weight and what is considered to be a safe and acceptable draw weight for people young and old. However, there is an obnoxious phenomenon that keeps on popping up. LOL 15 years old and 50lb bow I know a guy who is […]

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