Re: [SCA-Archery] IFAA vs. FITA
- You would not need to convet the scores! Just set the rank/score and
everyone would have to shoot them. It would make some old heads dust the
bows off and give it a go. Some would not be able to get to the rank they
use to hold but ...if they wanted to practice hard enough.....but that is
what the ranking system was suposted to do in the first place.... get us out
> Indeed, rankings systems are a two edged sword. They are a burden toI agree with Carolus on this and have seen this happen localy and kingdom
> the officers, a pain to administer, and an artificial marker at
> best. However, I have seen great interest in rankings in beginning
> to high intermediate archers (their importance wanes with experience
> and skill) and this seems to make them a useful tool. It also gives
> a tangible point at which acknowledgement can be given an
> archer. And this reinforcement for accomplishment is something the
> SCA as a whole is very poor at.
wide. The high ranking archers only shoot a complete RR to confirm they are
still "in practice" or to find out if they need more.