There is an old thread on Tradtalk titled "Apache Hold" which has good info on this, particularly from 'gray squirrel' and 'the other DWS'. They make a lot of sense. It will be interesting if anyone else chimes in. CheersAs per title really
Where does the three fingers under string holding technique come from?
I've been told it's North American, possibly 'invented' post first world war.
Is it really that modern?
No ancient / older cultures around the world used it?
Did the tapestry show them arguing about whether or not it was traditional or if they were aiming instinctively or notI believe there is a tapestry from Europe which shows archers in the middle ages shooting 3 under. But then again they never were the most anatomically correct illustrations back then.
Since their form of "internet" was based on drum beats and smoke signals, I'm going to guess ... no.Wonder if ancient archers whiled away the hours with incessant discussions on arrow spine, brace height, anchor points, string walking, recurves versus long bows, .....