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Barebow is a fast growing type of modern archery that uses a stripped down recurve bow, so no sights clickers or stabilizers, but you are allowed and arrow rest, a pressure button and weights.

 

Click here for a video of a quick introduction.

 

If you have any useful, helpful or interesting information that you would like to share, email Tom at club1012webmaster@gmail.com

 

Tuition and advice

 

Arrows

Article on arrow literacy here.

For an article (taken from ArcheryGB Magazine) on the importance of selecting the correct arrow spine click here.

Easton website which has specifications and guides to the right arrows for your bow. Click here.

For an arrow tuning guide click here or go to the downloads section (sourced from the Easton website).

The essential guide to fletchings / vanes

 

Bow

Grips. Some useful advice with regard to different styles of bow grip. pdf here

Tiller set up - click here.

Further tiller set up information (taken from ArcheryGB Magazine) click here.

Bow string information pdf, click here.

Useful information of how to use the string picture, download the pdf here.

Finger Tabs

Article on how to trim your finger tab here

 

Shooting

Introduction to Barebow Field Archery here.

Tension and direction - an essential watch! click here.

Back Tension pdf here.

Some insights from some of the best Barebow archers - click here.

Aiming in Barebow can take a while to master and there are three methods to choose from. Click here for a breakdown.

Something to think about when deciding on an anchor point click here.

Psychology - the difference between practice and competition download the pdf here.

Preparation and exercise is important. Two pdf's to download here and here.

Spanky Brooks Barebow Archery Form

Videos

Click Here

Podcasts

There are many archery podcasts available (they seem to be USA based) click here for the page listing them. Pick one search for it in your phone podcast app and listen, ideal for in the car or walking the dog. If any are particularly good or bad let me know.

 

Further information

Facebook has a dedicated barebow group page, click here to join.

 

Kit for sale

If anyone has any serviceable kit that they would like to sell or donate email Tom at address above and I will list it below. Remember to let me know when it is sold.