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Old 09-01-2008, 06:52 PM
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When lining up your shot, do you start low thenraise yourbow/sight to your spot or do you start high and lower onto your spot? Any reason for your preference?
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Try not to do either. Try to put my pin on the target before I draw and keep it there.
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Old 09-01-2008, 07:01 PM
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I draw level to keep correct formand then adjust at the waist to put my pin on the target, whether it be up or down.
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Old 09-01-2008, 07:12 PM
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I usually start out a little low, although I try to draw on the aiming point.
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Old 09-01-2008, 07:14 PM
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x2 usually start low but try to draw on target.
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Old 09-01-2008, 07:15 PM
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I draw level to keep correct formand then adjust at the waist to put my pin on the target, whether it be up or down.
I do the same thing, I'm just asking who comes down on the bulls eye or who goes upto it. If someone is consistant, they will do either all the time, the same way. Just curious. No right or wrong.
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Old 09-01-2008, 07:19 PM
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I draw and aim at the target, but you will always need to re-adjust a little but. I can't imagine there's anyone good enough to be spot on when the draw every time. I stay a bit high and come down on the spot.
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Old 09-01-2008, 07:23 PM
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HEll no I'm not good enough to be spot on every time.....but its something to strive for. I don't consciously raise or lower my pin to the target. I'm sure I do both from time to time....but if you're doing that consciously.....you're thinking about somethingother than your target IMO.

Curious to hear what the Matt's & Robdo......or their technique.
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Old 09-01-2008, 07:28 PM
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Everyone starts by aimimg "generally" at their spot then adjust's accordingly, up or down. It has to be either way. You're never going to start your draw exactly on your spot and maintain that position until release. There must be some deviation. Usually up or down.
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Old 09-01-2008, 07:34 PM
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I start my draw with the bow aiming downward normally. Then as I draw I raise my bow and normally by the end of the draw I have my sights close to where it should be. Once I'm on target my sights normally move in a "O" shape of a figure "8".
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