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How to Draw Your Bow

When you pull the bow string back, that’s called “the draw.” When you’re pulling the bow string back, you’re “drawing.” It’s Step #6 of shooting an arrow, and it’s one of the most active—and detail-heavy—parts of the shot sequence. (And, by the way—if you need to see all 10 steps, you can check out my overview […]

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Raise Your Arm and Ready Yourself

Hello there! This is Step #5 in my “How to Shoot a Bow and Arrow” lesson. In this post, we’ll learn what to do with your bow arm. This one is pretty easy.The Process and Where You AreSo, you’re on the shooting line and your stance is aligned (Step 1). You’ve nocked an arrow (Step […]

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The Archery Grip: How to Hold the Bow

This is another step that’s not too difficult to master, but it has an incredible effect on your performance, so it’s worth a closer look: ARCHERY GRIP. Specifically, your hand gripping the bow. (By the way, this is Step #4 in our “How to Shoot a Bow and Arrow” series, so if you’d like to see […]

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How to Hold the Bow String

In this post, I’ll describe how you should grasp your bow string. It’s not too difficult, but there a few different ways to do it, and you’ll want to get it right. By the way, this is Step #3 in the “How to Shoot a Bow and Arrow” sequence, and you can jump back to the […]

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The Archery Stance: First Things First

Hello and Welcome! You’re reading Step #1 of my “How to Shoot a Bow and Arrow” series. In this post, we’ll go over the proper archery stance for beginners. We’ll start at your feet and go all the way up to your head, detailing exactly how you need to hold yourself to shoot with precision […]

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