Archery for blind and partially sighted people

Photo of an archer from behind with arrow draw facing toward the bullseye targets

Since we officially started our archery sessions in May 2013, these have grown in
popularity and we always welcome anyone who is keen to have a go.

Upcoming Archery Events

 

Day: Wednesdays  Time: 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

Venue: ArcheryFit, Hatfield House, Merryweather Place, London SE10 8EW.

Meet and Greet: will be taking place at 1:30 pm at DLR station

Cost: £2.50 for members and £5 for non-members

 

To find out more or to  register your interest

Contact: lucy.simper@metroblindsport.org or  Phone:07966 260089

 

 

Want to know more?

We welcome all members and the age of shooters ranges from as young as twelve. Come down and have a go.

Contact: lucy.simper@metroblindsport.org or  Phone:07966 260089

 

Video of  Visually Impaired Archery below

 

British Blind Sport Archery Section

For members who were not aware of the launch please follow the link that will take you to the new British Blind Sport Archery Section Website. https://www.bbsarchery.org.uk

Take the time to check it out, there is a lot of useful information.  There is a revamped shop where you can buy specially designed and modified VI archery products that are unavailable to purchase anywhere else, tactile equipment and all sorts of useful bits and pieces to assist with your archery

 

Archery and Shooting Resource from British Blind Sport!

This resource focuses on the target sports of Archery and Shooting and is a joint product between British Blind Sport and Agincourt 600 with contributions from Archery GB and British Shooting. Kindly funded by Agincourt 600, this resource has been designed to educate the coaching and club network to ensure a greater knowledge of VI Archery and VI Shooting and help enhance the opportunities for more VI people to take part in there exhilarating sports.
Download the PDF version
Download the Word version

To get in the mood, there is some great footage of the Olympic archery tournament at London 2012 at Lord’s cricket ground at the following link:
BBC Sport (BBC) www.bbc.co.uk/sport/archery
Scroll down for a list of great audio/visual clips.

You may also find more information of interest on the British Blind Sport website: www.britishblindsport.org.uk
And on Archery GB website: http://www.ArcheryGB.org

 

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