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Will a recurve screw up my form?

Old 12-09-2004, 03:55 PM
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Default Will a recurve screw up my form?

I joined a recurve league just to have fun. Sometimes this target archery gets pretty serious. In your experiences could shooting a re curve bow with fingers, mess up my compound with back-tension form?
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Old 12-09-2004, 04:15 PM
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Default RE: Will a recurve screw up my form?

Your compound form will serve you well with a recurve. Don't fall into the crouch and grunt style of shooting. Just use your normal upright target style with the compound and the recurve. If you're a good back tension shooter, it will aid your recurve shooting immeasurably.
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Old 12-26-2004, 06:44 PM
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I think shooting my recurve helps my compound shooting ability and form. Years ago I got bored with just shooting my compound and switched to traditional(part time). I had the same concerns as you but found the traditional style helped some of my problems that were creeping up on me when I shot my compound. Like target panic for one. The instinctive shooting somehow reprogramed my brain and when I'd pick up my compound and sighted a target, the panic no longer bothered me. Don't ask me why because I have no idea how it worked but to this day I still shoot my recurve regularly.
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