Video: Why You Pick a Draw Weight You Can Handle


You don’t need just muscles to use bows with higher draw weights, you also need proper form. This man finds out the hard way what happens when you choose a draw weight that you can’t handle—and when you have no form. As funny as it may be for archers and shooters to introduce new users to weapons they are not ready for, keep in mind that this is extremely dangerous. That is especially true for you, who happens to be the primary bystander and often the one in the line of fire.

So next time you decide to put a Smith & Wesson 500 or a Bear Arena into a new shooter’s hands, reconsider your decision wisely. That said, this archer may want to take some lessons before he picks up the same bow again.

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