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Offline BijanO

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Re: Arrow pulls away from Riser
« Reply #40 on: October 18, 2017, 05:20:00 PM »
I used this today. Made the process much more streamlined as I was using my bow hand index finger to correct the arrow when it occasionally moved. More repeatable bow hand as a result.

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Re: Arrow pulls away from Riser
« Reply #41 on: September 17, 2019, 05:08:43 PM »

"It's important,  when going after a goal, to never lose sight of the integrity of the journey" - Andy Garcia

' An anchor point is not a destination, its  an evolution to execution' - Me

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Re: Arrow pulls away from Riser
« Reply #42 on: September 23, 2019, 05:30:47 PM »
Another tip I picked up from a John Schulz video is to actually roll the string in towards the riser a bit when beginning your draw... that and all the good deep hook advive will keep the arrow where you want it.

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Re: Arrow pulls away from Riser
« Reply #43 on: September 25, 2019, 11:47:51 PM »
OOps double post.

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Re: Arrow pulls away from Riser
« Reply #44 on: October 22, 2019, 09:11:40 PM »
When I read the title of your post, my first thought was that you are a 3-under shooter. The vertical bow doesn't help either, but it is not the problem by itself.

However, it is also my style of shooting. I find that it goes well with split vision (I do shoot instinctive on shots requiring cants and other precarious drawing positions).

My arrow also comes off the riser when I draw. Especially with aerial shooting and taking snapshots. It is because as 3-under shooters, we have less control over the back of the arrow, since a split-finger-hold shooter literally has his fingers wrapped around the back of the arrow, he has more control and is able to use a slight rotational pressure with his fingers to hold the arrow against the riser.

The solution? I just lift my index knuckle as I draw to give support to the arrow and tuck it back down when I reach anchor. It is something I never even think about. They say this is for kids, but it's not. If your form is good and you need to lift a knuckle to draw, big deal. It will enable you to shoot fast, and this is a complete advantage in hunting situations, especially from the ground.

The trick from the John shulz video about rolling the string might help you. However, it only worked for me when I was a split-finger-hold shooter. It seems like the lack of finger control on the arrow is exactly the problem.

What Terry Green mentioned about reversing cant is completely correct. However, I can only take this shot with a split draw. When shooting 3-under, I cannot impart enough pressure by rolling the string to hold the arrow against the riser during a reverse cant. I have had to tolerate the loss of this shooting position since my switch, although I'd love to get it back.
« Last Edit: October 22, 2019, 09:28:06 PM by Silent footed »

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Re: Arrow pulls away from Riser
« Reply #45 on: November 19, 2019, 06:29:51 PM »
What a wealth of information this forum is!
Thanks to all I have been reading here everytime i have an issue usually get it solved just reading the threads on this forum.
Thanks again
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