anchor point


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anchor point

[′aŋ·kər ‚pȯint]
(mathematics)
Either of the two end points of a Bézier curve.
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It's a critical stepping-stone item that can help an archer improve form, find anchor points, and determine draw lengths.
To shoot near or far, all you have to do is lower or raise the bow until the proper pin is on the spot; your anchor point remains the same for all distances.
Stand with your side to the anchor point and far enough away so you start with light tension.
During the installation process, do not adjust your anchor point so you can see through the peep.
Your anchor point has much to do with where your elbow points.
I can vary my anchor point dramatically and still hit what I am aiming at as long as I don't interfere with the string and as long as I'm aiming through the center of the peep.
The design of the four-finger, T-handle-shaped release allowed my hand to settle tightly into my anchor point with my thumb braced lightly below my jawbone.
The swing unit has been molded into a round black circle, which acts as a pin guard for quick peep alignment shot after shot and to maintain a consistent anchor point for increased accuracy.
Once that is set, you've achieved a permanent anchor point.
The way you reach your anchor point also effects your consistency--even if you end up at the same draw length every time.
It is easy to hit the wrong anchor point when shooting down, especially if you don't use a peep to lock you in.
Saunders training tool lets the archer practice release, follow through and anchor point and works great as a warm-up tool to condition muscles.