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How to tie a knocking point

Karina Winter, Baku 2015 European Games Champion, explains how she makes a nocking point in just a five easy steps!

How to tie a D-Loop

On a compound bow, explained in four easy steps by international Duncan Busby from Great Britain. Archers clip their release aids to the D-Loop on the string when drawing back their bows.

How to assemble a Recurve bow

British Olympian Naomi Folkard explains how to build a recurve bow from its components, explaining what each part does.

How to warm up

Great Britain’s Naomi Folkard explains how she warms up before doing archery, to keep arms, shoulders and lower back mobilised, avoid injury – and shoot higher scores!

How to score a target face

Top archers explain how to score a modern archery target – and where the five-colour, 10-ring face originates from.

How to fletch arrows

Instructional video on how to fletch arrows.

How to start and finish a bowstring serving

This is a pretty detailed video with some close-up video to really show the detail.

How to Make an Endless Loop Bowstring

This video takes you through all the steps to make a Recurve string. One difference here is the finishing of the serving to the loops, which is done in the reverse direction.

How to make a Flemish twist bowstring

This video shows you one technique for making a braided longbow string using a jig and explains how to work out the length of strands required.

How to make a Flemish String Jig

This is a diagram showing the layout of a Flemish string jig which is similar to the one used in the video, but takes up less space due to its design.

How to make a Flemish twist bowstring

This video shows you another technique for making a braided longbow string using a Flemish jig. This shows an easier and clearer braiding process.

How to make a Compound String & Cables

This video shows you how to make endless loop bow strings and cables for Compound bows.