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    English Bowman replied to the thread Bow Poundage.
    I'll be another one to add that form is critical for decent results at field archery, and not just for compound. I've been told that you...
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    English Bowman reacted to Geophys2's post in the thread Bow Poundage with Like Like.
    I can't really agree that field archery doesn't need great form. I have shot field archery for a number of years now to MB standard...
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    The same way it's been done in GNAS/AGB field for years, a judge watching. How can you tell if an arrow would go outside the overshoot...
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    So if the archer drops the angle of the bow when coming to draw then they were aiming above the target during their draw, they were...
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    It could work for target, if the arrow goes above the angle needed to hit the target it's not pointed at it. The rule isn't intended to...
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    AGB field archery rules say that the arrow should be pointed at the target throughout the draw. (Although judges turn a blind eye to...
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    English Bowman replied to the thread Changing sides?.
    I disagree with you on if it's an issue as if you are anchoring you are aligning the back of the arrow below the eye of the drawing...
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    English Bowman replied to the thread Changing sides?.
    I'll have to disagree with you there. I've been on many threads where this has been discussed, and if this goes the same way we won't be...
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    English Bowman replied to the thread Changing sides?.
    Nope, there is no such thing as shooting without aiming so instinctive archery is misnamed. If you are shooting with both eyes open and...
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    English Bowman replied to the thread Changing sides?.
    You've just described the impossible. Eye dominance is the brain taking the image from one eye and favouring it over the image from the...
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    English Bowman replied to the thread What's AVRS?.
    I know a field archer, who made a custom longrod for his compound, from an old walking stick. A weight at one end a thread glued to the...
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    Re reading your original comment, there is one thing I'd add about banter, there are some people who reserve the banter for those they...
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    English Bowman reacted to geoffretired's post in the thread Longbow - the easy choice ? with Like Like.
    I think "mastery" might have different meanings, in detail at least, according to context. When competition is involved it requires a...
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    A phrase I like, which I know is a cliche but it works. A master has failed more than the student has tried. I am a coach, and I have...
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    Perhaps intuitive would be a better word then? - However when I give someone a bow - any bow - if they're not an archer I tell them not...
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