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Re: traditional archers from bhutan

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  • Rick Orli
    Thats cool. show us the scars next time, better than some stupid grateful dead tatoo any day. Least my key point not be lost, the Bhutan archery continues at
    Message 1 of 4 , Jul 3 12:59 PM
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      Thats cool. show us the scars next time, better than some stupid
      grateful dead tatoo any day.
      Least my key point not be lost, the Bhutan archery continues at the
      festival today through sunday.
      -Rick

      --- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, "Luigi Kapaj" <puppy@...> wrote:
      >
      > > Rick,  If you haven't already seen the Youtube videos, check
      > > this out about the Bhutan archers.  It shows them only ten to
      > > fifteen feet on the side of the target.  SCA Marshalls would
      > > have a fit
      > > http://youtube.com/watch?v=HhLEN4JRN_Q
      > >
      > > Edward deWitt
      >
      > You should see Mongolian competitions. You stand directly next to
      the
      > target:
      > http://puppy.viahistoria.com/2005trip/highlights/index.html
      >
      > I got hit a few times in the last competition I was in. The
      Mongolian
      > archers learn to dodge arrows at the same time they are learning to
      shoot.
      > Most professional archers in Mongolia step aside from where the
      arrrow will
      > land as soon as the bow is fired, they are that good at telling the
      > trajectory. Good training for combat archery.
      >
      > When you work the targets, you use a series of hand signals to show
      if the
      > archer hit or missed and in which direction.
      >
      > Puppy
      > http://www.NYCMongol.com
      >
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