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Re: Stupid things - was Deaf Archers

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  • Karl Sandhoff
    Sounds like you already have an authorization - just don t have a formal notation or certification of such. Carolus von Eulenhorst On Wed, 29 Dec 1999
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      Sounds like you already have an "authorization" - just don't have a
      formal notation or certification of such.
      Carolus von Eulenhorst

      On Wed, 29 Dec 1999 19:06:09 +0800 Matthew Legge <ruadh@...>
      writes:
      >From: Matthew Legge <ruadh@...>
      >
      >At 10:08 PM 28/12/99 -0800, you wrote:
      >>From: "Guy Taylor" <greytaylor@...>
      >>
      >>Not to open up an old can of worms, but...
      >>
      >>This is why some SCA groups require authorization for archery. What
      >seems a
      >>no-brainer to most of us can be as clear as milk to others. An
      >>authorization program can clear things up a bit. As an archer on the
      >line,
      >>I feel a wee bit more secure knowing that the others around me have
      >had at
      >>least a little bit of basic instruction.
      >>
      >>Taillear
      >>
      >
      >Hello Again,
      >
      >Strangely despite being on the receiving end, I have to disagree with
      >the
      >above.
      >
      >The incident which I described occurred a good 20 to 30 minutes after
      >the
      >line had been closed in an area where everyone who attended the mixed
      >training (we have heavy, rapier and archery at the same venue at the
      >same
      >time but separate enough to be safe) kept their gear - nearly in the
      >parking lot.
      >
      >Secondly the archer in question was felt to be safe on the line - she
      >followed the safety rules, obeyed holds once she was familiar with our
      >usage of the word, etc. It just seemed that there was a definite
      >demarkation in this person's mind that the archery rules were only for
      >the
      >shooting line. Not off the range.
      >
      >I honestly believe that in this instance an authorisation would _NOT_
      >have
      >worked. In any event, everyone pn our range is taught the rules for
      >safe
      >shooting such as what "hold" means, and everyone is encouraged not to
      >be
      >shy if they think that a hold is needed.
      >
      >I don't really want to get into a discussion about the pros and cons
      >of
      >arachery authorisation. I just feel very strongly against this
      >suggestion -
      >I don't really know why exactly :) Sorry, that is just how I feel.
      >
      >Hope you all have a safe New Year. Best wishes for the future and
      >shoot
      >straight
      >
      >YIS
      >
      >Maidiu
      >
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