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 | Rio 2016 Olympics Equipment List
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Archery | Rio 2016 Olympics Equipment List

[shhh-thunk] Hey guys, this is NUSensei. Today I’m going to go through a very interesting resource. This is the Rio 2016 archery equipment list which is made by Maxime Zopfmann. Thanks Max, this is a fantastic resource. What this is it’s a chart of every archer who competed in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games men […]

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Archery | Using the Clicker
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Archery | Using the Clicker

This is the clicker. It clicks. The clicker is a strip of aluminium or carbon, that sticks out from the riser like this, and it goes over the arrow like this. Now, a lot of new guys ask, does this thing help keep the arrow in place? And the answer is, well, no it doesn’t. […]

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Archery | 5 Reasons Your Coach Probably Hates You
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Archery | 5 Reasons Your Coach Probably Hates You

Hi guys. This is NUSensei. While many people start out in archery on their own, advancement in archery is greatly aided, if not made possible, by a coach. Getting the basics of archery right isn’t that hard, but there are so many things that require someone else to identify, preferably someone with a lot more […]

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Archery | Making Bowstrings – Equipment
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Archery | Making Bowstrings – Equipment

In this video for making bowstrings, we will look at some of the equipment needed to craft a bowstring. Not having the right equipment is probably the prime reason that stops people from learning to make their own strings. Aside from the essentials, we will also take a look at other items that you should […]

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Archery | How To Make an Endless Loop String
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Archery | How To Make an Endless Loop String

This is going to be a huge video. Now, I want to begin by saying that there isn’t one ‘correct’ way of making a bowstring. You can look up different tutorials, and videos and each one has something slightly different. Where possible, I’ll cover alternative methods to better cover this topic. And again, I’m not […]

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Olympic Archery Explained
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Olympic Archery Explained

[shhh-thunk] Hey guys, this is NUSensei. As you’re probably aware by now there’s been a huge buzz with the Olympic Games kicking off in Rio, and already in the archery events there’s been a lot of excitement and success. The South Korean men’s team and the women’s team taking the gold medals in their respective […]

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Archery | Making Bowstrings – Serving Materials
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Archery | Making Bowstrings – Serving Materials

Although you may have chosen your string material you’re not done yet. To complete the string, you need serving and certain material has it’s own nuances to understand. The primary purpose of serving is to provide a layer of protection to the string. Without it, the string is exposed to wear and tear, and will […]

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