Re: traditional archers from bhutan
- 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.
--- 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
> I got hit a few times in the last competition I was in. The
> archers learn to dodge arrows at the same time they are learning to
> Most professional archers in Mongolia step aside from where the
> 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
> archer hit or missed and in which direction.