Its a difference not necessarily a flaw . I am reminded of a quote by Dietmar Trilus "the only supprise I got all year is how a badly aimed and poorly executed shot that should have been a 7 ended up in the ten"bimble,
I listened to that Easton Target Archery podcast you mentioned, and you are exactly right - they discuss Mike having issues anticipating (for which I read, punching...) the shot and as a result, him having to switch from a trigger (Target 4) in early rounds to a hinge release for the final. Clearly there's an issue there.
Perhaps he's human after all and the pressure/expectation associated with being Mr Perfect has got to him a bit.
For my part, I'm pleased that I noticed this independently whilst watching the YouTube video in my original post - it gives me some comfort that at least I can spot form flaws now and again!
It will be interesting to see where Mike goes from here and whether he switches to a hinge as his main release going forward.
That sounds a lot like luck to me. Not something I would want to build a career around. 'twas the downfall of NapoleanIts a difference not necessarily a flaw . I am reminded of a quote by Dietmar Trilus "the only surprise I got all year is how a badly aimed and poorly executed shot that should have been a 7 ended up in the ten"
If Trilus was surprised that the arrow went in the ten it is obvious he does not understand the process. If however he understood that training the body muscle memory to repeat the same shot over and over, then it should be unsurprising that the body would put the arrow in the middle even if the aim and conscious execution was out. If he is surprised that arrows go in the middle with poor execution then he is a very luck boy to get to the top.It may sound a lot like luck, if you do not understand the process that is going on
Not always, some times it is the opposite, they can become disconnected from the shot, and feel that the release is not going off when it should This leads to 'yanking' and TP. Unlike the archer in the video I would teach command shooting, not punching.I would imagine there are quite a few folks who can identify with geoffretired's experiences. My personal view is that getting a compound beginner to use a resistance style release lays a good foundation for unanticipated execution.
Why is it that simple questions have complicated answers Geoff?? ( there we are I have just asked a simple question).Jerry, you have hit upon a very important issue there. When SHOULD the shot go off??
When they THINK it should? Or when they expect it to? Or when.....