I have a friend who’s fairly new to archery – I winced the other day when he said “The bow was fine two weeks ago, but the other day it started hitting to the left, so I moved the arrow rest…”
If you have been shooting for any length of time you know how important it is to utilize proper form. No matter which style of archery you choose to practice, your form is everything. Practicing with poor form can lead to bigger, harder to fix issues later. Yet, so many archers choose to disregard the importance of proper form.
I have heard it all. “I shoot instinctive so I don’t work on my form.” “I am a snap shooter, I don’t need to work on my anchor.” Those are just a couple of examples of some of the crazy things I hear from archers who don’t think that their form is important. I personally believe that if you are shooting instinctive or snap shooting, your form is even more important than any other style of shooting. These two styles leave too much room for variants in your form. Even the…
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