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  • Writer's pictureKathy Judd

Remember Sir Isaac Newton

Newton's Third Law of Action & Reaction states that for every action - force - in nature there is an equal and opposite reaction. Think of that in your bow hand and your left hand. A good reason to not pound the left hand fingers is the amount of tension it causes the hand in counterbalancing that amount of pressure by the left thumb. A good reason not to press the bow too hard is the counterbalancing pressure it puts on the right thumb. The 3rd law applies to every action. No exception.


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