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eye dominance

  1. General Archery Discussion
    I purchased a recurve bow last summer and have been shooting it as a hobby in my backyard. I'd still definitely call myself a beginner. Anyway, a few months ago, my arrows started consistently going way to the left of the target. I kept trying different things to fix it, but with no luck. I just...
  2. General Archery Discussion
    So I just got into archery and have only been to a range once with my friend. It was the best, and I'm excited to start target shooting in my backyard! I did find out though that I'm left-eye dominant, even though I'm right-handed. Any suggestions? Should I learn to shoot left-handed (I have to...
  3. Coaches Corner
    I am left eye dominant and a right hand shooter. Actually I'm right hand everything. I am also getting older and I use reading glasses. I am far sighted. I shoot Bow Hunter Free Style (BHFS) with five front posts and a peep sight. When I aim the target is clear but the front post gets a...
  4. General Archery Discussion
    So I've read some post on here about this but wanted to get some more feedback. To start I'm left handed but right eye dominate, by doing the thumb test, and I chose to shoot right handed. I've been shooting both compound and recurve. When I shoot my compound I two pins when I am focused on...
  5. General Archery Discussion
    My Dad is blind in his Right Eye, but shoots traditional right handed. I recently switched to a compound bow myself and now he wants to as well. I would like to try to get my dad a bow but don't know if he needs a left handed bow and relearn how to shoot left handed. Does anyone have any...
  6. General Archery Discussion
    I know it's preferred to shoot the same, just curious who doesn't and how it has worked for you?
  7. Traditional Archery
    I've been shooting for a few months now, and yesterday was the first time anyone had ever brought up eye dominance to me. Turns out that I'm right handed with a dominant left eye. I was told that if i'm going to use a gap or similar aiming system, that I should definitely switch to a lefty, as...
  8. Traditional Archery
    Hey All, I am new to archery and want to get into recurve bows so I have been doing some research and just wanted to get all of your opinions and thoughts on shops, eye dominance and coaches in Southern, IN (I live in Evansville, IN). . To start, I have done a lot of reading about what...
  9. General Archery Discussion
    I am left eye dominate butright handed. I have read some of the existing post on the subject. but was wondering about training or learning eye dominace. A local "pro" told me he has a neice that has the same problem. And they are training her non-dominate eye by covering it with a patch. Does...
  10. General Archery Discussion
    Hi all, After decades out of the sport, I am getting back into archery. I am interested in competition recurve. I am right handed, and as a kid, I always shot with a RH bow. Now, as an adult, I am doing my due research before buying equipment and perhaps seeking out a coach. It turns out...
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