It is well known that in the recurve or compound archery game, archers are looking for consistency. One of the best ways to establish a consistent and repeatable shot is to have the shot execute not by your command, but rather with a "surprise shot" using back tension. (We will be going more in-depth with what that really means and how it works on another post.) However, many target archers and bow-hunters don't properly position their releases in order to create this consistent style. So, today, we bring you John Dudley (@nockontv), one of compound archery's most renowned coaches and hunters, explaining the basics on how to shoot your release.
Stay tuned next week for another Technical Tuesday tip. See you on the range!
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