How do I make my release aid execution consistent?

How do I make my release aid execution consistent?

This is surprisingly rarely addressed but is really simple. Good release aid use that does not interfere with aiming and execution has the least movement of the release aid within your fingers during draw and achieving full draw, and also needs to be the least resource-use heavy. To approach the second point first – if […]

How do you choose an aiming aperture for a scope?

How do you choose an aiming aperture for a scope?

Your first decision to make is what you are going to shooting at, one size does not fit all. The first thing to choose is a magnification. In FITA field this magnification is going to be driven by your cheat system (rule of thumb 0.55 for 29” AMO draw length, 0.8 for 25” draw length […]

Is any one type of release aid “better” than another?

Is any one type of release aid “better” than another?

This comes up with clients and on the Internet all the time, and it does seem much more complex than it should. Some ground rules, no release is any better than the next and they all have their own positives and negatives. Wrist release: These release aids are good for alignment with many archers finding […]

Lens power

Lens power

Ask the experts. I have read various technical articles about lens magnification and asked some other archers and they say a 1.0 lens is too much magnification too hold still but for me it gives me the best aiming/execution combination, what should I do? A 1.0 lens (1.0 is the measurement in dioptres) is a […]

Trigger tension

Trigger tension

How do I set the trigger tension on my thumb release? The tension on a trigger release should be set at the lightest setting that you can comfortably and safely wrap your thumb around it without the release going off, but no heavier. A common release set up, and theoretical cure for “punching”, is to […]

What arrow spine is right for my compound?

What arrow spine is right for my compound?

I have been contacted by 3 different people in the last 24 hours with respect to arrows and spine. So lets go through this: “How do you choose the right spine to shoot out of a compound?” There is one proviso that must be accepted: THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS TOO STIFF AN ARROW […]