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Scrub_buck
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"still heel the handle with a low wrist grip, but I slightly cock the lower portion of my hand away from the handle which causes my thumb knuckle to be slightly higher than my index finger knuckle."

That should have been thumb knuckle LOWER than my index finger knuckle.

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I just got back in from shooting. Still snowing and blowing. I am seeing some improvement, slow but sure. Thanks Guys

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killinstuff
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Why are you shooting at 30 yards? Pretty hard to pick a spot at 30. Try 10 or 15 yards and when you're hitting a baseball size spot all the time then work on a longer shot

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Chain2
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I was shooting my recurve at 30 yds. , I have been shooting closer with the Hill.

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"Windage and elevation Mrs. Langdon, windage and elevation..."

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arrow flynn
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imho trad archery is a steep learnng curve for many of us.myself included .get a good coach .its like any sport tennis golf etc we all need help at some point or we continoue to practice our mistakes.

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Chain2
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I am presently looking for someone local. Until then you guys are my coaches. Thank you

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"Windage and elevation Mrs. Langdon, windage and elevation..."

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Kevin Hansen
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quote:
Originally posted by dragonheart:
There is a whole thread dedicated to shooting Hill style bows. Rob set up a search option so you can go through the thread more quickly. Getting the mechanics of form ingrained is the important first step. It sounds like getting close to a bale and shooting only for form might help you.

[dunno]
I've tried finding that thread, but haven't had any luck. Would you be so kind as to direct me to it?
Thanks.

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dragonheart
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Hill "bug" thread it has more post on it than any other thread on tradgang.

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http://tradgang.com/noncgi/ultimatebb.php?ubb=get_topic;f=1;t=098600

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swampthing
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Hitting'em like Howard hill DVD Money well spent.
Grab bow, draw it to corner of mouth, point fingers at target. repeat. Eventually your brain will make the necessary corrections.
Smile, while you do it, a little positivity goes a long way.

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Kevin Hansen
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Thanks for the direction!
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have you ever tried a tap most of the better shooter shot tabs again most not all glove to me seem to bunch up sometimes and heavy spine arrows do fly left. weak right for a right hand shooter but also if you just started shooting 3 moth ago there alot to learn and only change one thing at a time long bows i always use plam and full hand. recure i try to use high wrist to just get arch of thumb and pointer fingerin deep not palm

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dragonheart
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quote:
Originally posted by swampthing:
Hitting'em like Howard hill DVD Money well spent.
Grab bow, draw it to corner of mouth, point fingers at target. repeat. Eventually your brain will make the necessary corrections.
Smile, while you do it, a little positivity goes a long way.

John Schulz gives you the foundation of the style of shooting. The DVD and book together give the best insight. Watch it over and over and you will pick up on subtle insights. Counting: One, two, three, four through the shot process, he mentions as a mantra. he stated that Howard Hill would make him do when learning the form.

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Gil Verwey
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Bob Wesley also has a good book and DVD. You can get them from Howard Hill Archery. Bob starightened me out.

Good luck
Gil

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quote:
Originally posted by Gil Verwey:
Bob Wesley also has a good book and DVD. You can get them from Howard Hill Archery. Bob starightened me out.

Good luck
Gil

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