WHBA - Thumb Release All WHBA members who have passed the examination of professional level two - either in TA, PA or HBA,  can start to study shooting with thumb - release. Therefore it’s equal which kind of traditional bow is used:  japanese,  korean. The WHBA teaches different methods:  -  to open the bow -  to position full draw -  to release full draw The WHBA graduation system has 12 levels for students and 5 levels for master degrees (Dan - levels). The distances to shoot are from  5 m  to  75 m. For masters with 3rd. Dan or higher also from 90 m  to 145 m. Horsebackarcher are using a leg quiver with 12 arrows inside.       japanese bow  -  zoom          korean bow  -  zoom zoom