Hey, I'm really into Horseback archery, I have never tried it but it looks really cool. Does anyone do it? One day I'd like to go to a kassai school. Anyone ever been to one? Do you have any advice or tips for starting?
I can't say I know much about it, atleast not competition-wise, but I'll be going bow hunting as soon as I have a horse that won't mess with me the whole time :p
I only have a compound bow with a 65lb draw weight and s horse that doesn't appreciate leg/seat cues..A horse trained as such (as well as rider) and a specifically designed, short longbow with a high drawback weight.
From what I understand, it's the same as mounted shooting goal-wise, except not in an arena and a bow instead of 2 guns. :p Posted via Mobile Device
It's something I'd be interested in, too. Not just the archery, but doing anything that involves using both hands for something other than holding the reins. Even something as simple as getting out the camera and taking a good picture...
Alright, so I was once a certified archery instructor (certification expired in August) and in my training, the finger hold is index finger above the nock of the arrow, middle and ring finger below. You want your finger tips only on the string, not the arrow. However, most of the archers I am seeing pictures of are doing it differently. Probably not a mistake and I wonder why? A lot of them shoot like this-
Which, according to my training, would technically be wrong. Any ideas?
I agree with you completely, tessa..it's very wrong, lol. I'm curious as to why though..possibly for fact that they generally don't twist sideways and shoot more ahead of themselves than perpendicular? Posted via Mobile Device