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#3053993 - 11/28/12 07:49 PM Shoot open hand or closed hand ?
yamaha200
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How do you guys hold your bow when you shoot it. Do you have your hand open, or do you keep it closed, and grip your bow ?
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#3054003 - 11/28/12 07:54 PM Re: Shoot open hand or closed hand ? [Re: yamaha200]
Radar
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Loose grip , relaxed open hand .
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#3054013 - 11/28/12 07:57 PM Re: Shoot open hand or closed hand ? [Re: Radar]
The_Lawman
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 Originally Posted By: Radar
Loose grip , relaxed open hand .

Correct. Don't grip it like a hammer.

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#3054205 - 11/28/12 09:21 PM Re: Shoot open hand or closed hand ? [Re: The_Lawman]
catman529
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Open hand and sling
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#3054211 - 11/28/12 09:23 PM Re: Shoot open hand or closed hand ? [Re: catman529]
TNDeerGuy
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Registered: 11/28/06
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Open hand and fingers tucked.
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#3054216 - 11/28/12 09:25 PM Re: Shoot open hand or closed hand ? [Re: TNDeerGuy]
infoman jr.
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Relaxed. Fingers are curled naturally but not touching anything.
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#3054871 - 11/29/12 10:43 AM Re: Shoot open hand or closed hand ? [Re: infoman jr.]
Tracker56
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I open my hand as wide as I can get it to settle the grip then allow fingers to curl back around while still staying relaxed. I have found that helps the 'feel' of the grip to remain the same for each shot.
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#3055180 - 11/29/12 01:49 PM Re: Shoot open hand or closed hand ? [Re: Tracker56]
UTGrad
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Not sure if this link will work but I have a relaxed grip. Everything is relaxed even my fingers so they are slightly curled. Tension would be similar to holding a baby bird.


http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc95/charlton_album/240c3dba.mp4




Edited by UTGrad (11/29/12 02:16 PM)

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#3055271 - 11/29/12 02:53 PM Re: Shoot open hand or closed hand ? [Re: UTGrad]
BirdDog123
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Registered: 08/17/12
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Open hand, let the bow fall forward in your follow through. gives me a great shot when I can actually practice what I preach
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#3055337 - 11/29/12 03:43 PM Re: Shoot open hand or closed hand ? [Re: BirdDog123]
WRbowhunter
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I shoot mine with my finger tips touching the front of the grip.When I first started I would shoot open hand during practice but when that big buck would come up had a problem with grabing the bow and griping the bow tight. With the finger tip method it stopped that. Of course I got 15 other issues that this won't fix.
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