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Re: [SCA-Archery] Re: Re-Training a Dominant Eye

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  • James W. Pratt, Jr.
    I ll bet your friend said get a left handed bow! Make sure you are left eye dominate! You should shoot with both eyes open...it help when shooting moving
    Message 1 of 19 , Apr 30, 2004
      I'll bet your friend said get a left handed bow! Make sure you are left eye
      dominate! You should shoot with both eyes open...it help when shooting
      moving targets to get depth perseption. Since you are new at shooting
      starting left handed will not feel funny.

      James Cunningham

      > A friend came over last night, and helped me string my bow, and take some
      > practice pulls. He helped me a bit with my form. He's not our Marshall but
      he
      > grew up hunting with a traditional bow, and seems to know what he's
      talking
      > about.
      >
      > I found myself automatically closing my right eye, and wanting to "aim"
      with
      > my left eye. I'm right handed, sort of. The bow is right handed. I don't
      even
      > have any arrows yet, but I'm thinking this might cause some trouble when I
      do
      > start trying to hit targets.
      >
      > Should I maybe try to keep both eyes open, or switch to a left handed bow?
      > Maybe I should have a right and left handed bow and take turns. :)
      >
      > Kiley
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