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    just what I said, Tear it up. I have never posted and asked for advice on my form, I think it's about time. Dont hold back, I'm a big boy.

    here is what I think: My right elbow is too high, bow arm might be a little low. It looks like I am leaning back in the pic, but I made sure that I had equal weight on both feet. My spine does send my upper body to the right a touch so that might be part of it.
    Ok, your turn.....

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    And the mug is ugly but the bow looks good
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    Quote Originally Posted by wscywabbit View Post
    And the mug is ugly but the bow looks good
    LOL, some things just cant be helped.
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    It's kinda sending mixed signals because you're leaning back like your draw is too long, but the angle of your release arm is slightly high like your draw is to short...
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    i think your anchor is a little high,not much but a bit.http://martinarchery.com/mtechforum/...4476#post84476

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    Quote Originally Posted by gravedigger View Post
    i think your anchor is a little high,not much but a bit.http://martinarchery.com/mtechforum/...4476#post84476
    I have seen this thread before. I have that same nuckle slightly lower than he is showing in the pic. I settle the nuckle in the pocket just behind/under my ear lobe.

    I think it looks like I am leaning back due to the jacket and the fact that the target is slightly lower than I am and I am not bending at the waist as I should be.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wscywabbit View Post
    And the mug is ugly but the bow looks good
    The hat does too.
    Seriously though, your overall forum looks good, but it does look like the peep could be lowered a little.

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    form looks alright i suggest leaning forward and maybe gettin a longer draw length an inch if that just to help lower that arm.

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    Thanks guys. I will play around with some of your ideas and see if we can get this better.
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    I zoomed the pic and franly I can't see much wrong with your form. The high anchor is just due to acute string angle (short bow) and the fact that you are touching your nose to the string. As for the high elbow? That's much better than being too low. It proves that you are using your back muscles instead of the shoulder. For reference look up Tim Gillingham and check his, and he's a well respected pro and a heck of a shooter for Gold tip along with being their staff coordinator.

    I think about the only thing I would change at this point is your stance. I think your feet are about half a step too far apart. With the feet a bit closer you'd be able to distribute your weight more evenly which might get rid of the little bit of leaning back problem.

    For the most part you look pretty relaxed and that is good. You might want to play with the module and change the draw length a half inch both ways from where it is now and see if either works better for more solid aiming. Other than that just shoot the bow and get the mental part working in your favor.
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