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Frozenthunderbolt
Frozenthunderbolt
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<div class=”d4p-bbp-quote-title”>freedom wrote:</div>Frozenthunderbot, thanks for the info will start with the compound bow.

Good on you.
Last tip; start with low poundage 25-35 pound for average teen/woman 30-40 pound for average man.
This lets you get the fundamentals (stance, draw, anchor, sight, release) correct; you won’t train in any errors as you struggle with the weight.
It is also more fun as you can shoot more accurately for longer without risking an injury.

If you can shoot (fairly accurately) for 1/2 an hour solid and not be sore the next day jump up the weight a bit (say 5-10 pounds).

Compounds work in your favor as a starting bow here too, as most have a variable draw weight so you can dial it up as you get stronger.