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LET’S ALL GO TO THE OLYMPICS: PART 1

THE MORE I PRACTICE THE LUCKIER I GET.” - QUOTE ATTRIBUTED TO GOLFER GARY PLAYER.

If like me you have been missing the competition scene and you are finding training hard with no events to work towards, you clearly need a fresh challenge. Whether we will see the reintroduction of competitive archery in Europe soon is still in question, although as I write, the US Nationals has just finished, so for now all we can do is hope and make sure we are ready, but how best can we focus and make ourselves ready?

Current circumstances mean that many archers have found that they have had more time to shoot and noticed that as they have become fitter and more in control of their bows their scores have gone up.

So at Bow we asked ourselves could competitive club archers who have been shooting for a few years averaging around 500-550 for a WA70 round, focus a bit harder and smarter and achieve the Olympic qualifying scores (640 & 605 for men and women respectively), without having to give up work and time with the family.

We believe – without belittling the challenge – the answer for many is yes, and for some they are not too

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