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Some aspects of the later history of archery in Yorkshire.

Geoff Gaunt

Some aspects of the later history of archery in Yorkshire.

by Geoff Gaunt

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Published by Yorkshire Archery Association in [U.K.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yorkshire Archers.

  • Edition Notes

    Written to celebrate the bicentenary of the Yorkshire Archers (1789-1794).

    ContributionsYorkshire Archery Association.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40p. :
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20834884M

    Without a doubt the Archery Hall of Fame has renewed energy and is working hard to set the stage for future efforts to preserve archery history. In the past few years with the passing of some of our board members, new names appear on the board.   The origins of the bow and arrow. There is no way to tell exactly when someone in this world came up with the first bow and ering this would be quite hard, but there is plenty of evidence showing that the Egyptians were the first people to use the weapon for hunting and warfare. This seems to have occurred sometime in 3,BC.

    Since the Society of Archer-Antiquaries principal purpose is the study of all aspects of the history of the bow and arrow, many varying articles, illustrated and prepared by specialist members, appear within the annual Journal [ members only ] Some subjects covered have been: Ainu archery. Amerindian bows. The English war-bow. Tudor longbows. Two of the coaching groups take on the role of school liaison and two of our coaches now run archery businesses working full time with schools. We encourage clubs to cater for junior archers, and there are many junior clubs around the county. My own club, Barnsley Archery Club, has a number of good junior archers with 7 on the county squads.

    A History Of Archery, From The National Archery Association: Archery is one of the oldest arts of ancient times which is still practiced today. From its first development until the s, the bow was man's constant companion and has been the most widely used of all weapons in recorded history. The bow allowed the prehistoric human to become the. Archery Book. Item # Catalog Page # Rating: % of (Read 2 Review(s) Below) | Add Review. $ Qty. In Stock. Add to Cart. Add to Wish List Add to Compare. If you’re serious about improving accuracy, increasing consistency and achieving competitive success, Archery is your guide.


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