Trading Lessons from the Archery Range pt. 2

Yesterday was the most interesting class at the range in the last year and a half.  Not because it was the last class before I move to another country, but because of the exercise we practiced for an hour and a half. It required an absolute sense of awareness with one’s technique, feeling and positioning, but it required something else.  It required one to go against temptation.

The Exercise
After doing our usual warmup, we moved to our traditional 18m (60 ft.) distance, but had to shoot with a twist.  Normally when we shoot, we actually start off with our eyes closed.  We move through the first three steps of the position with our eyes completely closed so we …

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