Is this a normal thing to happen though, considering that I'm right eye dominant? Does anyone else have this problem?Some others who suffer with things like this use a pair of old sunglasses. take out the right hand lens, if that helps, and put a translucent patch on the left lens. The patch just needs to be big enough to stop your left eye seeing the target.
Ah I get what you mean. I think in my case my right eye is obscured by my big nose! I think I'd rather not wear a patch, so I might stick to closing an eye or somehow train my brain to stick with using the right eyeEye dominance is a brain thing. if I shoot both eyes open the first few are ok, then the brain realises the right eye is obscured by the sight ring and the left eye starts to wake up and take over since the view is unimpeded.
If you don't want to close one eye, try an eye patch since a relaxed face is better than muscles in tension.
I found every year there was more nose and less target. then I had physio and got my rotations sorted out but accuracy went to pieces for a while. Physio said that my stability was based on a stiff back and not on core strength.Ah I get what you mean. I think in my case my right eye is obscured by my big nose! I think I'd rather not wear a patch, so I might stick to closing an eye or somehow train my brain to stick with using the right eye
If you look at something in the distance and hold up a finger to point at it, you may see two fingers. If you look at your finger, there can be two things in the distance.Is this a normal thing to happen though, considering that I'm right eye dominant?
I think that would make it difficult for me in terms of getting the correct form and it would make it harder for me to draw the bow. I'd rather stick to something close to what I'm used to.There are pics around of high level archers, who draw the string towards their left eye, even though they shoot right handed. They don't need to turn their heads so far. It might work for you.
If you imagine getting to full draw in the old way and then turning the head to bring the left eye to the string line, it also brings the nocking point of the arrow to a part of your jaw, but without really moving the arrow. So at full draw in the new way, the arrow direction hasn't moved.I figured it could actually work, but I'd have to shift my aiming markers a fair bit off to the right.
you can take the strain off your neck if instead of just turning your head you lift your nose and roll your head around lowering your nose as you go, until you arrive at the right place. Easier to show than describe.I think I know what the problem is. I'm not turning my head enough such that my nose is partially obscuring the vision of my right eye. If i turn my head far enough then my right eye becomes dominant again, but it puts too much strain on my neck. It doesn't help that I have a big nose!!