Endless Bouncing

Endless Bouncing

If the fingers and thumb do not grip the bow and you maintain a stable point of contact, then you can keep the bow bouncing for a long time. Use the energy from just the initial bounce with no re-energizing of the stick.

Teachers can try this on their student’s bow to check that the quality of the bow allows for ricochet. Sometimes the quality of the bowstick defies any response in the stick!...

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