Re: [SCA-Archery] Bow Tuning
- Just wondering what kind of release your using Thumb ring or three finger I think
with a thumb ring the rotation will be to the right and not bother the arrow Don't
know I just guessing
John Edgerton wrote:
> O.K., I will give that a try. It does go against basic form. But if it works, it
> works. :-)
> atruemark@... wrote:
> > In a message dated 8/4/02 11:10:57 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> > sirjon1@... writes:
> > > What type of grip position do you suggest? And how tightly do you hold it?
> > >
> > > Jon
> > >
> > In order (for me) to get the Hun to shoot consistently, I have to "violate"
> > all good, common sense hand grip knowledge I've ever learned. I actually
> > shoot it with a flat back-of-the-hand/wrist. In other words, I palm the
> > handle, like you would with a longbow, then rotate my hand to the left, until
> > the back of the handle is pushing against my thumb and the back of my hand
> > and wrist line up in a flat plane. It feels very weird and does cause more
> > tiredness than normal, but it keeps the little sucker from rotating on
> > release. I also actually grip the thing, with medium pressure, down about 1"
> > below the black thread wrap on the top of the handle area. Again, it goes
> > against my better "training" to do this, but it helps the bow shoot more
> > consistently. Hope this helps.
> > YIS,
> > Andras
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- I did not save the post, but did someone say something a while back about having
better luck using longer arrows with the Hun bow? If this was correct, did it
refer to using a longer draw and longer arrows or just longer arrows?