First, stand perpendicular to your target with your feet straddling the shooting line and shoulder width apart. Balance your body weight over the balls of your feet. Stand tall and keep your spine straight, but not stiff because your body needs to absorb the recoil. Place your back foot parallel with the line. Angle your forward foot slightly toward the target with your knees slightly relaxed.
Nocking the arrow refers to the process of placing the arrow nock onto he bowstring, but also involves all the steps involved with getting the arrow ready to shoot. The index featherspoint away from the bow, lay the arrow on thearrowrest, and snap the nock onto the bowstring under the nocking point on the string. The arrow should be under the clicker as you place it on the arrowrest.