Sport Archery » Compound Archery » Shallow or Deep Hook?

Shallow or Deep Hook?

Question:

<sigh> and not a little derring-do: – Hide quoted text — Show quoted text ->http://margo……l?sagibb >Hi! >Where can I find these Sage Boards everyone is talking about? There seems >to >be a wealth of knowlegde hiding there, waiting for me to be read! >menno >>Thanks for that great advice Ed.  Coincidently I have just been reading >some >>of the Sage Boards archives (file 31 I think it was) and stumbled upon a >>discussion of finger problems, finger tab and finger wraps.  Somewhere >in >>those discussions someone mentioned the same thing, draw elbow position. >I >>tried some shots where I purposefully shot with my elbow in different >>positions.  I was surprised at the results.  I did notice that the >string >>did slip on my index finger more readily when I dropped my elbow.  There >>were also differences in where my shots hit the bale.  So I’m gonna work >on >>my elbow and try not to let the string move on my fingers during the >draw >>and anchor. >>I also saw in the archives where many recurve shooters are indeed using >a >>deep hook. >>Norm >>>If your problem is only on the index finger, the problem is most >>>likely your elbow being too high at anchor.  Try using the deep hook, >>>roll the hand verticle and make sure you keep the elbow as level as >>>possible. >>>Ed DeBee >>>NAA Instructor >>>>I’m having the age-old problem of sore fingers.  Actually it is only >my >>>>index finger on my string hand.  I changed from a shallow hook (1st >>knuckle) >>>>to a deep hook (between 1st and 2nd joints) for a more relaxed hand >about >>2 >>>>weeks ago, and it is wreaking havoc on my finger.  I’m going to try >some >>of >>>>the recommended wraps to relieve the problem but was curious what >most >>>>recurve shooters use: shallow or deep hook? >>>>Norm >>>Ed DeBee

Response:

http://margo.student.utwente.nl/cgi-bin/bb/bb.pl?sagibb

– Hide quoted text — Show quoted text -> Hi! > Where can I find these Sage Boards everyone is talking about? There seems to > be a wealth of knowlegde hiding there, waiting for me to be read! > menno > Thanks for that great advice Ed.  Coincidently I have just been reading > some > of the Sage Boards archives (file 31 I think it was) and stumbled upon a > discussion of finger problems, finger tab and finger wraps.  Somewhere in > those discussions someone mentioned the same thing, draw elbow position. > I > tried some shots where I purposefully shot with my elbow in different > positions.  I was surprised at the results.  I did notice that the string > did slip on my index finger more readily when I dropped my elbow.  There > were also differences in where my shots hit the bale.  So I’m gonna work > on > my elbow and try not to let the string move on my fingers during the draw > and anchor. > I also saw in the archives where many recurve shooters are indeed using a > deep hook. > Norm > > If your problem is only on the index finger, the problem is most > > likely your elbow being too high at anchor.  Try using the deep hook, > > roll the hand verticle and make sure you keep the elbow as level as > > possible. > > Ed DeBee > > NAA Instructor > > >I’m having the age-old problem of sore fingers.  Actually it is only my > > >index finger on my string hand.  I changed from a shallow hook (1st > knuckle) > > >to a deep hook (between 1st and 2nd joints) for a more relaxed hand > about > 2 > > >weeks ago, and it is wreaking havoc on my finger.  I’m going to try > some > of > > >the recommended wraps to relieve the problem but was curious what most > > >recurve shooters use: shallow or deep hook? > > >Norm > > Ed DeBee

Response:

Hi! Where can I find these Sage Boards everyone is talking about? There seems to be a wealth of knowlegde hiding there, waiting for me to be read! menno

– Hide quoted text — Show quoted text -> Thanks for that great advice Ed.  Coincidently I have just been reading some > of the Sage Boards archives (file 31 I think it was) and stumbled upon a > discussion of finger problems, finger tab and finger wraps.  Somewhere in > those discussions someone mentioned the same thing, draw elbow position. I > tried some shots where I purposefully shot with my elbow in different > positions.  I was surprised at the results.  I did notice that the string > did slip on my index finger more readily when I dropped my elbow.  There > were also differences in where my shots hit the bale.  So I’m gonna work on > my elbow and try not to let the string move on my fingers during the draw > and anchor. > I also saw in the archives where many recurve shooters are indeed using a > deep hook. > Norm > If your problem is only on the index finger, the problem is most > likely your elbow being too high at anchor.  Try using the deep hook, > roll the hand verticle and make sure you keep the elbow as level as > possible. > Ed DeBee > NAA Instructor > >I’m having the age-old problem of sore fingers.  Actually it is only my > >index finger on my string hand.  I changed from a shallow hook (1st > knuckle) > >to a deep hook (between 1st and 2nd joints) for a more relaxed hand about > 2 > >weeks ago, and it is wreaking havoc on my finger.  I’m going to try some > of > >the recommended wraps to relieve the problem but was curious what most > >recurve shooters use: shallow or deep hook? > >Norm > Ed DeBee

Response:

I have sent you the url privately to avoid getting a bunch of ummm, unwanted traffic up there… seems everytime the URL is posted here on the alts, there is a concommitant rise in rude and loutish behavior on the board.   and not a little derring-do: – Hide quoted text — Show quoted text ->Hi! >Where can I find these Sage Boards everyone is talking about? There seems to >be a wealth of knowlegde hiding there, waiting for me to be read! >menno >Thanks for that great advice Ed.  Coincidently I have just been reading >some >of the Sage Boards archives (file 31 I think it was) and stumbled upon a >discussion of finger problems, finger tab and finger wraps.  Somewhere in >those discussions someone mentioned the same thing, draw elbow position. >I >tried some shots where I purposefully shot with my elbow in different >positions.  I was surprised at the results.  I did notice that the string >did slip on my index finger more readily when I dropped my elbow.  There >were also differences in where my shots hit the bale.  So I’m gonna work >on >my elbow and try not to let the string move on my fingers during the draw >and anchor. >I also saw in the archives where many recurve shooters are indeed using a >deep hook. >Norm >>If your problem is only on the index finger, the problem is most >>likely your elbow being too high at anchor.  Try using the deep hook, >>roll the hand verticle and make sure you keep the elbow as level as >>possible. >>Ed DeBee >>NAA Instructor >>>I’m having the age-old problem of sore fingers.  Actually it is only my >>>index finger on my string hand.  I changed from a shallow hook (1st >knuckle) >>>to a deep hook (between 1st and 2nd joints) for a more relaxed hand >about >2 >>>weeks ago, and it is wreaking havoc on my finger.  I’m going to try >some >of >>>the recommended wraps to relieve the problem but was curious what most >>>recurve shooters use: shallow or deep hook? >>>Norm >>Ed DeBee

Response:

Thanks for that great advice Ed.  Coincidently I have just been reading some of the Sage Boards archives (file 31 I think it was) and stumbled upon a discussion of finger problems, finger tab and finger wraps.  Somewhere in those discussions someone mentioned the same thing, draw elbow position.  I tried some shots where I purposefully shot with my elbow in different positions.  I was surprised at the results.  I did notice that the string did slip on my index finger more readily when I dropped my elbow.  There were also differences in where my shots hit the bale.  So I’m gonna work on my elbow and try not to let the string move on my fingers during the draw and anchor. I also saw in the archives where many recurve shooters are indeed using a deep hook. Norm

– Hide quoted text — Show quoted text -> If your problem is only on the index finger, the problem is most > likely your elbow being too high at anchor.  Try using the deep hook, > roll the hand verticle and make sure you keep the elbow as level as > possible. > Ed DeBee > NAA Instructor >I’m having the age-old problem of sore fingers.  Actually it is only my >index finger on my string hand.  I changed from a shallow hook (1st knuckle) >to a deep hook (between 1st and 2nd joints) for a more relaxed hand about 2 >weeks ago, and it is wreaking havoc on my finger.  I’m going to try some of >the recommended wraps to relieve the problem but was curious what most >recurve shooters use: shallow or deep hook? >Norm > Ed DeBee

Response:

If your problem is only on the index finger, the problem is most likely your elbow being too high at anchor.  Try using the deep hook, roll the hand verticle and make sure you keep the elbow as level as possible. Ed DeBee NAA Instructor >I’m having the age-old problem of sore fingers.  Actually it is only my >index finger on my string hand.  I changed from a shallow hook (1st knuckle) >to a deep hook (between 1st and 2nd joints) for a more relaxed hand about 2 >weeks ago, and it is wreaking havoc on my finger.  I’m going to try some of >the recommended wraps to relieve the problem but was curious what most >recurve shooters use: shallow or deep hook? >Norm

Ed DeBee

Response:

> the recommended wraps to relieve the problem but was curious what most > recurve shooters use: shallow or deep hook?

Deep. MA

Response:

Deep every time, shallow makes for a tense hold.

– Hide quoted text — Show quoted text -> Seems most of my friends shoot from the first crease ie shallow? > I’m having the age-old problem of sore fingers.  Actually it is only my > index finger on my string hand.  I changed from a shallow hook (1st > knuckle) > to a deep hook (between 1st and 2nd joints) for a more relaxed hand about > 2 > weeks ago, and it is wreaking havoc on my finger.  I’m going to try some > of > the recommended wraps to relieve the problem but was curious what most > recurve shooters use: shallow or deep hook? > Norm

Response:

I’m having the age-old problem of sore fingers.  Actually it is only my index finger on my string hand.  I changed from a shallow hook (1st knuckle) to a deep hook (between 1st and 2nd joints) for a more relaxed hand about 2 weeks ago, and it is wreaking havoc on my finger.  I’m going to try some of the recommended wraps to relieve the problem but was curious what most recurve shooters use: shallow or deep hook? Norm

Response:

Seems most of my friends shoot from the first crease ie shallow?

– Hide quoted text — Show quoted text -> I’m having the age-old problem of sore fingers.  Actually it is only my > index finger on my string hand.  I changed from a shallow hook (1st knuckle) > to a deep hook (between 1st and 2nd joints) for a more relaxed hand about 2 > weeks ago, and it is wreaking havoc on my finger.  I’m going to try some of > the recommended wraps to relieve the problem but was curious what most > recurve shooters use: shallow or deep hook? > Norm

Response:

The TSAA is having a fund-raiser by offering an archery SPIRIT DECAL.   2/15/2003 Dear archers and parents of archers, and especially JOAD Instructors and coaches: For a limited time, the Texas State Archery Association is offering a SPIRIT DECAL for archers. You know how there are many vans, suburbans, SUVs, and cars you see which display white decals on the rear windows that show the kid’s name with a sport indicator, such as a soccer ball or a football? Well, now you can spread the image of archery around using a custom-designed archery spirit decal with your kid’s name (or your own) on your car window! There are four separate images, two for male archers and two for female archers, with either compound or recurve bow. You can have your kid’s name added for no additional charge, and if he or she has attained either a state championship or a national championship, Jr. USAT, Jr. World Team, etc., then we will accept your word for that, and you can have that title added as well. These decals are around 6 inches by 7 inches, and cost only $14 each with all proceeds going to the TSAA.   There is a modest $1 fee per address for postage and shipping materials, regardless of how many you buy, so JOAD COACHES, be sure to have all your kids place the order through you and save on postage costs. You can view examples of what the spirit decal will look like at this address: http://texasarchery.org/Photos/Decals/spiritdecals.htm and use the online form to print out your name on the form for ordering. This is a limited time offer – we will accept orders only through March 17, 2003 and your check must accompany your printed order. If you have any questions, feel free to write A.Ron Carmichael, webmaster subscribe to the XFILES JOAD Newsletter by sending an email to   subscribe to the TSAA newsletter by sending an email to  

Response:

Related Posts

Write a comment