- good sir, that is kind of strange. I can usually send my 100 grain
point about 1/2" diameter arrows at least 150 yards with my 25 lb bow...
--- In SCA-Archery@y..., "Talmon Parker" <tt_ann@h...> wrote:
> Lord plachoya. You might try lord dale at the loch. They had a clout
> shoot of about 100 yards or so. I ,as well as most of us found that
> were either too weak or our arrows were too heavy.You realy need to
> several practices with some lighter arrows. Have you run the golf
> looked at on your range? I'll try to be there.
> DER BARON
> >From: "Harry Bullings" <humble_archer@h...>
> >Reply-To: SCA-Archery@y...
> >To: SCA-Archery@y...
> >Subject: [SCA-Archery] (unknown)
> >Date: Sun, 02 Sep 2001 22:50:06 +0000
> >I plan to try to run an York round at Ravens Fort Defender in two
> >was woundering what problems I need to watch out for? This will be
> >the first long range shoots held in Ansteorra in some time so none
> >have shot at that kind of range. Sugested clear area for long and
> >arrows and other ideas.
> >plachoya sobaka
> >insignificant archer
> >Ravensfort, Ansteorra
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- I am considering modifying the crouch so the archer only has to crouch while aiming and releasing. They may stand while nocking and drawing.
"lynn.palmieri" <lynn.palmieri@...> wrote:
I like the challenge overall. My only concern would be for those of us with damaged knees. I personally am unable to crouch and hold that position to shoot. Getting up and down of the ground is challenging, but doable, however it may depend on the state of the ground (i.e. fine dirt or mud vs. grass). I know you said it would be the marshal’s choice, but these two options may need to be used as last resorts? Just my $0.02.
Here is my latest addition to the possible SSAC shoots. Your comments will be greatly appreciated.
Random Stance Competition
The Random Stance Competition is shot from six different stances which are chosen at random by the marshal in charge from a predetermined set of stances. By “stances”, it is meant either standing, kneeling, sitting, etc. The purpose of this competition is to test the ability of archers to shoot from different stances.
The “stances” are:
2) Kneeling, on one or both knees.
3) Sitting, posterior on ground.
4) Parthian, back toward the target and toes pointed away from target, rotate torso and shoot back over your shoulder.
5) Crouching, both knees bent at approximately a ninety degree angle.
6) Twister, feet pointing the opposite way they normally would (a right handed archer’s feet would point left).
The bow should not be drawn until the archer is facing the target.
If an archer, due to a disability or injury, can not assume a stance, they may assume one of the other stances which is most similar to it with the approval of the marshal. At the decision of the marshal in charge of the competition, the archers may shoot one at a time or as groups depending upon the number of archers.
The distance is 20 yards.
Ends. There six ends of six arrows, each shot from a different stance, six arrows from each stance. The marshal in charge randomly draws a stance from a container of the six stances, announces the stance and then removes that stance from the container. This is repeated for each end. The arrows are scored at the finish of each end.
Target. The roundel target is the same as a Period IKAC target, a 6cm (2.4”) peg, 24cm (9.6”) roundel, with a 60cm (23.6”) outer circle. The peg, roundel and circle may be of any contrasting colors.
Additional period style decoration may be added to the target as long as it does not make aiming or scoring difficult. Such decoration is strongly encouraged, but not required.
For those who wish to stop by a print shop, here is a PDF designed for large format printers with the target face pre-drawn.
Scoring. The peg is five points, the roundel is three points and the circle is one point. Arrows touching the line count as the higher score. There is a maximum possible score of 180 points.
Youth division. The distance for the youth division is fifteen yards.
Sir Jon Fitz-Rauf