This is basically the technique he's using, exclude the squats. He holds the arrows in his bracing had (hand holding the bow) wich is much faster then pulling from a quiver on the back or side. It's real old, like off the top of my head 3k to 4k years or older. This style was used in parts of Asia and the middle east. This video also shows the archer using the thumb release technique wich was just rediscovered recently. I can't tell if the guy in this vid is using this or traditional three finger release method. Regardless, his form isn't a new style, but actually very old. It doesn't look as cool so it doesn't get much movie play. If you do a search for thumb release archery I'm sure there are YouTube vids for it. I actually want to get another bow that would work with it just so I can practice that form.
The point [of the arrow breaking the chainmail] he used was specifically designed by the Britons for popping chain mail links. He only had an inch of penetration at the most after that. Pulling back to the ear is also a brit thing. Every style has its advantages. What hunters do today with high end compounds is great for its intent. They/you are trying to be accurate withing an inch or so. The Britons with their war bows would send volleys through the air at the general area of the advisarys army. Pulling back to the ear gives you more power per draw weight/arrow weight combo, but also kills your accuracy. Not a big deal for what they did. They also used 90 to 200lb bows for this. This guys style is very good at sending lots of volume at fairly close targets fast. The Mongol horse back archers used the same form, as did the Turks. Their bows tend to be lighter for speed and accuracy cause the object was to put a man down or hinder him and move on to the next target fast. One horseback archer could render dozens of opponents in a minute. Their accuracy didn't have to be within an inch or two to get the job done, more like withing three or four. Point is every style has its use, I wouldn't say any are better or worse.
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