Suggested Grade Level:

6-12


STANCE: feet shoulder width apart, straddle shooting line, bow shoulder facing target

GRIP: grip bow like holding a glass, touch thumb to index finger, bow arm to shoulder height, extend bow arm toward target

NOCK: bow parallel to ground, load below nock, nock arrow at 90 degree angle, odd-colored feather facing away

DRAW: assume Boy Scout Salute (thumb and little finger touch), hook three fingers onto string at first knuckle, back of hand and wrist flat, elbow level with forearm, squeeze shoulder blades together

ANCHOR: High Anchor-index finger touches corner of mouth, Low Anchor -index finger touches under chin

AIM and RELEASE: look down arrow to target, aim at spot with point of arrow, roll fingers off string, hand stays at anchor position

 


Submitted by Glenn Reif who teaches at University of Maine in Orono, ME. Thanks for contributing to PE Central! Posted on PEC: 5/17/2003 8:51:41 AM. Viewed 14371 times since 5/17/2003.

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