Re: [SCA-Archery] Re: archery
- True. The lower the arrow hits the blanket, etc. the more progressive
give and the lesser the sound.
Just do not hit too near the bottom, it might move out of the way
completely and the arrow continue on.
Yama Kaminari no Date Saburou Yukiie wrote:
>Greetings to the list from Date,
>I would like to ad to this thread that kneeling forms can also be
>practiced using these methods, and also to prevent marring the
>ceiling. It goes without saying that some bows are longer than others,
>especially in the case of kyudo related gear compared to western
>gear. I have both a standing and a kneeling makiwara stand: the grips,
>draw, anchor, release, and follow through are the same, but the
>footing is obviously different.
>Shooting lower into the double hanging blanket would shange the
>stresses applied to the shaft (and to the blanket!) and might reduce
>some of the noise factor because the "drumhead" would not be as tight,
>if you follow my drift...
>Yama Kaminari no Date Saburou Yukiie
>Shi wa hei to de aru - all are equal in the grave