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  1. TradTech brings home the Hardware at 2018 World Archery Field Championships

    TradTech brings home the Hardware at 2018 World Archery Field Championships

    TradTech Archery had a great showing recently at the 2018 World Archery Field Championships in Cortina, Italy, with the Tradtech RC Carbon Wood limbs helping archers bring home two silver medals. The World Archery Field Championships is a prestigious tournament that’s only held every two years, and is only open to a limited number of the best field archers in...
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  2. What's the difference between a target bow and a hunting bow?

    What's the difference between a target bow and a hunting bow?

    What’s the difference between a hunting bow and a target bow? Maybe you’ve wondered this on a recent trip to your local archery pro shop when you eyed up the selection of hunting recurve and compound bows in one area and those labeled for target archery in another. Except for the muted colors or camo that dominates the hunting selection...
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  3. PODCAST: Joel Turner & Tom Clum Sr., Traditional Archery Coaching and Curing Target Panic

    PODCAST: Joel Turner & Tom Clum Sr., Traditional Archery Coaching and Curing Target Panic

    What do 2016 Olympic bronze-medal-winning archer Brady Ellison and traditional archer Tom Clum Sr. have in common? They both shoot their bows according to the techniques taught by Kisik Lee - head coach of the U.S. National Archery Team. Ellison, of course, shoots a fully-rigged Olympic recurve bow, while Clum shoots a traditional, barebow recurve. A certified, USA Archery Level...
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  4. Traditional archery aiming techniques

    In true traditional archery, the bow - recurve or longbow - doesn't have a sight for aiming. But the archer still has to hit what he or she is aiming at. So how do you do that? In this video, Matt Zirnsak - a die-hard traditional archer who produced a series of films and does a podcast all under the...
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  5. The basics of bow-mounted quivers for bowhunting

    The basics of bow-mounted quivers for bowhunting

    You’ve seen the pictures of Robin Hood and his merry men running through the woods with quivers of arrows strapped to their backs. Errol Flynn as Robin Hood That’s a nice look for Hollywood, and it’s cool for traditional archers shooting targets. But it’s not very practical for today’s bowhunters. Broadheads and back quivers aren’t a good combination. Whoever invented...
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  6. PODCAST: Matt Zirnsak and Tim Nebel of The Push Archery

    PODCAST: Matt Zirnsak and Tim Nebel of The Push Archery

    Matt Zirnsak is a longtime, barebow target archer. He admits to "geeking out" on the technical side of traditional archery - bow tuning, arrow tuning, aiming techniques, torsional stability and on and on. While these are facets of archery that most often are associated with compound archery and Olympic recurve, Zirnsak believes they absolutely have a place in traditional archery. Tim...
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  7. Archery Podcasts You've Got to Check Out

    Archery Podcasts You've Got to Check Out

    Lancaster Archery Supply earlier this year launched a podcast with the goal of exploring any and all topics pertaining to archery in all of its forms – traditional, bowhunting, target, 3-D, recreational, etc. If it relates in any way to the use of a bow and arrow, we want to talk about it. But a podcast dedicated to archery is...
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  8. Guide to Traditional Archery Arrow Rests

    Guide to Traditional Archery Arrow Rests

    Traditional archers are known for their simplicity. Everything about their gear is uncomplicated. The rests they choose for their bows are no different. They’re simple, but functional. Before you start to pick a rest, take a look at your bow’s riser. If it’s bare above the shelf, with no holes in it, your rest choices are more limited than if...
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  9. Podcast: TradTech director John Wert

    Podcast: TradTech director John Wert

    John Wert is a nearly-lifelong traditional archer and the director of TradTech Archery. He'd rather hunt and target shoot with a stick and string than any other weapon, and is well-known around the country as an expert in setting up traditional bows. To help mark the 10th anniversary of TradTech - a division of Lancaster Archery Supply - Wert sat...
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  10. Trad Geeks Are Part of Youth Movement in Traditional Archery

    There’s some young blood being infused into the world of traditional archery these days. That’s what the guys over at Trad Geeks are seeing and hoping to foster. Heck, Kevin Merrow and Mark Kephart are living proof that gray hair is not a prerequisite for traditional archery. Merrow and Kephart are two young guys who run the Trad Geeks website...
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