All posts tagged: Archery

Learn the basics of Archery

Archery is a fast growing sport and for those wishing to take it up there’s no better introduction than Archery Fundamentals

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Planning outdoor activities

a terrific resource for teachers and outdoor leaders alike, grounding them in the essentials of outdoor education, streamlining preparation, and paving the way for a smooth delivery of effective and above all, safe outdoor education.

Team GB funding plans announced

Basketball, synchronised swimming, taekwondo, boxing, archery and hockey are the big winners in UK Sport’s Olympic 2012 funding programme. All six have received sizeable increases in their budgets ahead of London, with basketball getting a huge 136% increase, up from £3.7m to £8.7m. Rowing is now Britain’s best funded Olympic sport, getting £27.5m of the £304m pot available. The big losers include shooting, table tennis, handball and fencing. UK Sport insists the level of funding builds on the £265m that was provided ahead of the Beijing Games and enables Britain to target a top-four finish in the medals table in London. But its £550m budget is £50m below the £600m that had been pledged and has meant that some sports, like handball, have lost out. “We are gutted,” Paul Goodwin, general manager of British Handball, “I don’t know how we are going to afford our coaches.”