Re: [SCA-Archery] IFAA vs. FITA
> 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.