> I'd like interesting ideas. I'd like period ideas. Our practices
> last year would get 5-10 people out generally, and last a couple of
> hours. We are shooting in the backyard of our country home. I
> have gotten some ideas from events, however, the number of people
> and the duration of our practices might lend themselves to other
> types of shoots.
> Do you have any suggestions?
There are a couple of suggestions is to find rounds that teach good
form and do variations of these rounds in your practices. One I like
is a wand round because for beginning archers I find that with
traditional teaching string alignment is a DEFINITE MUST.
Another suggestion I always give is find a few shoots that are done
at various wars and champion events so that you can teach and
practice these shoots. Each one of these shoots create a tip sheet
on how to shoot that particular shoot well from tips you recieve from
the best archers you know (as I know there are plenty of great
archers in your kingdom). A week or two before the practice shoot
hand out your tip sheet and this will not only serve as an
announcement for your shoot but getting people doing their mental