The lanyard on any slingshot is an essential piece of safety equipment. When drawing a slingshot, the same amount of energy stored in the bands to propel the ammo is also stored in the slingshot with the energy directed toward your face.
Learn how to look for, identify and consistently notice signs of band wear. Slingshot bands unfortunately don’t last forever. Learn how to find band wear to stay safe when you are shooting.
Alternate methods for gripping the slingshot ammo. Do you find gripping the ammo too difficult?
Maybe you have arthritis or lack the pinch strength to get a clean release? There are other options! In this video Nathan shares some pro tips for alternate styles for the ammo pinch.
Please always wear safety glasses. No matter what your target, always put the glasses on. No matter what you may have seen (even pros forget or get sloppy sometimes), remember those glasses all the time.