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I shoot horribly at archery tournaments - what can I do about it?

Commonly I shoot about a 13 to 14 average and 12 is my absolute lower limit. However, at tournaments I struggle even to get a 10 average (shot 192 out of 19 targets :'( ). I think the problem is ...
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Which authorities to consider in Germany when planning an archery course?

If I want to create a 3D archery course in Germany on public land, which authorities do I have to contact? First of all I need to know which authority administrates the land but also if I have to talk ...
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Downsides of a bullet point for 3D archery

I would like to have bullet points for 3D archery. I just think that they look better than combo/field tips. However, I was suggested that I shouldn't use them for 3D archery. What are the ...
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3D archery course in croatia with ocean view

I'm searching for a 3D archery course in Croatia. It has to fulfill following requirements: It has to be open for public It should be located in range of the ocean approx. 30 minutes to walk to the ...
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How to concentrate on a minimal point on a solid surface?

The "aim small, miss small" principal for instinctive archery states that you should aim for the smallest possible point. An example: In this picture you can see that there are a lot of "bullet ...
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Why do you not aim for the head while archery hunting?

In 3D archery and while hunting we're aiming for the lungs and the heart most of the time. At least this is true for bobcats, lynxes, deer and other similar animals. See this target for example: ...
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Why is the US kill rating so different?

In European 3D archery we've (besides a few "uncommon" ratings) two basic rating systems: One kill The yellow, red and blue area is "the kill": First arrow - Kill: 20 First arrow - Body: 16 Second ...
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What's the best way to plan a 3D archery course?

Let's say you want to establish a 3D archery tournament. You want to create a small 3D course. You are at the stage where you want to make a concept for the trail. How do you create a map to ensure ...
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Why's the plastic/paper cup training so popular?

The plastic cup training is quite popular among different archers. It's a training where you pin a cup on your target and try to insert three arrows into it. You do this repeatedly from different, ...
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What's the point of stringdampers in 3D shooting

I see a lot of (traditional) archers shooting 3D with stringdampers attached. As far as I know they slow your bow down. Okay, okay, it's minimal, but still... Also, as far as I know, the 3D targets ...