Archery Training – Aiming Drill #2

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Aiming Drill #2


Aiming Drill 2 is designed to:

  • improve muscle endurance
  • focus on your sight picture
  • prevent premature releases.

These Drills & Exercises should be practiced in a safe environment in accordance with your state and federal laws and regulations.

If you are under the age of 18, adult supervision is recommended. If you have any medical conditions please consult your doctor before attempting any of these drills or exercises.

Equipment Needed:

  • Bow
  • Arrow
  • Multiple Target Faces

Aiming Drill #2

  • Draw the string back to your anchor point and hold.
  • Take aim at one of the target faces and get your sight picture
  • Hold your aim for 2 second then move your sight picture to a new target face
  • Hold the new sight picture for 2 seconds
  • Then ease down on the string.  (Do not release the arrow)
  • Do this 6 times.  Take a break as needed


While you are performing this exercise:

  • Make sure that you form is correct
  • Make sure that you are getting an accurate sight picture

Increased Difficulty:

To increase the difficulty of this exercise you can simply add more targets. Hold each sight picture for 2 seconds before you move to the next target face.

Decreased Difficulty:

To decrease the difficulty of this exercise you can take a break between sighting in on different target faces.

Scoring Your Progress:

Keep track of your progress by scoring your exercise for each practice session.  For example:

  • 5-6 repetitions = 5 points
  • 3-4 Repetitions = 3 points
  • 1-2 Repetitions = 1 point


Now you have learned Aiming Drill #2.  We have also discussed how to increase and decrease the difficulty of this exercise and how to score your progress.  Have fun and practice hard.

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