Archery Canada Fall Webinar Series: Starting this Sunday, Archery Canada is kicking off a series of webinars throughout the fall on various topics. We are kicking it off with Kiri Langford (MSc. CSCS, S&C Coach CSIO) who is the strength and conditioning coach for the National Recurve team. Kiri will be discussing an archery centered approach to Strength and Conditioning for archers.
Fantastic news everyone! Our fundraising casino, originally postponed due to Covid 19, has been approved for November 22 and 23rd. You all know what that means - We need VOLUNTEERS!!!
Don't think of it as something you have to do, think of it as a mini vacation. If you come from out of town, Archery Alberta covers your hotel, gas, and breakfast. Out of town AND volunteers local to Calgary will get a meal and snacks. Last year I visited The Hanger Flight Museum in my spare time and even had opportunity to fling some arrows at a couple of the local pro-shops.
There are other incentives available if your club sends at least two volunteers and we are working on additional goodies that you can take advantage of.
If you are interested in taking advantage of a trip to the exciting metropolis of Calgary and helping out the archery community at the same time you can message us here on social media or email email@example.com directly for more information. ... See MoreSee Less
This Saturday is Archery Day in Canada!This year we’re celebrating Archery Day in Canada on September 19th! Our theme for this year is “The Journey” and we wanted to highlight the path that different archers have taken to get where they are today. Let Archery Day be your beginning. -- Cette année, nous célébrons la Journée du tir à l'arc au Canada le 19 septembre ! Notre thème pour cette année est "Le voyage" et nous avons voulu mettre en lumière le chemin que les différents archers ont emprunté pour arriver là où ils sont aujourd'hui. Que la Journée du tir à l'arc soit votre commencement. ... See MoreSee Less
Archery Canada is pleased to announce BOWdometer as the sponsor for this year’s Archery Day in Canada campaign.
BOWdometer is a Canadian company (Toxon Technologies Inc) that has developed an archery practice companion that helps archers build confidence as they shoot.
Archery Day in Canada is celebrated every year on the second Saturday of September and aims to unite all archers to celebrate the sport across Canada. The aim of Archery Day in Canada is to not only bring together the Canadian archery community, but also to introduce our sport to new athletes. This year on Archery Day in Canada we will be celebrating the archer’s journey through the sport from childhood to adulthood, recreational to competitive.
BOWdometer straps onto the archers bow and tracks their shots providing you a consistency number for every shot, called “Xi”. It is a data collector with corresponding mobile apps which has been trialed by members of the national team showing some interesting potential. The BOWdometer is a precise, cost-effective, innovative, and easy to use technology that will help facilitate archer growth and improvement.
Through this partnership, Archery Canada will have access to custom wrapped BOWdometers that will be distributed in giveaways and contests.
“We are thrilled to be working with Archery Canada to help make archery-specific technology more accessible to archery enthusiasts across Canada,” said Marianne Bell, co-founder of Toxon Technologies. “Archery Day in Canada is a great opportunity to help archers along in their archery journey, no matter their skill level.”
Archery Canada is extremely excited to be working with BOWdometer to improve the experience of archers across Canada this fall and are looking forward to running fun activities and contests in conjunction with BOWdometer. ... See MoreSee Less
One might say we've saved the best for the last in recognizing the Archery Award recipients from 2019. Indeed this is the last of the showcase of award winners that hopefully makes up for not being able to present the awards in person. ... See MoreSee Less
I am fortunate enough to call this amazing woman “momma”. She is the epitome of what I strive to be. Her dedication, focus, love and influence has shaped many archers, and people alike, into true athletes. Congratulations Jude Hooey aka”momma”. I love you and couldn’t be more proud of all of your accomplishments.
Congratulations Jude well deserved
Congratulations Jude Hooey. You have done so much for us.
We'd like to share some very important information for a safe return to our favourite sport.
Below are links to documents that provide guidelines that we recommend be followed to keep our archers, coaches, and fans safe while being able to participate.
These guidelines are not only for Archery Alberta clubs but also for individuals so we encourage everyone to read through them. There are also printable posters provided that can be displayed at your range or club.
World Archery#LockdownKnockout matches start later today! Here’s the quarterfinal schedule in full. 👇🏹
Watch live on World Archery’s YouTube, Facebook, Twitch and Twitter accounts. Matches start daily at 8am PT (Los Angeles) / 11am ET (New York) / 5pm CET (Amsterdam) / 11pm CST (Beijing). ... See MoreSee Less
Mental Health Update Leading mental health authorities and advocacy groups are calling for an increase in mental health resources to cope with the threat of an “echo pandemic”, the significant rise in mental health issues in those significantly affected by COVID-19. The Canadian Sport community is not immune to this echo pandemic, and to help flatten the mental health spike, a preventative and proactive approach must be taken. To help mitigate the ill-effects of stress, protect mental health and promote mental fitness, it is recommended that we practice psychological hygiene as part of the daily routine. The following are some activities to be considered.
Emotional Tolerance We must remember that emotions are an integral part of the human experience; they are there to protect us, guide us and help us recognize what we need. We should accept that our emotions are real and valid responses to this abnormal event. By understanding our emotions and core needs, we are able to increase our emotional tolerance. Valuable steps in this process include: • Naming the emotion we are experiencing (e.g., I feel anxious and overwhelmed) and recognizing it as normal and valid (e.g., just my emotions doing their job in these times of uncertainty) • Accepting the emotion as a normal aspect of our experience (e.g., It’s understandable that I have heightened level of anxiety given the current situation) • Identifying needs by exploring what the emotion is revealing or why it is important (e.g., I want to be safe and need to take necessary precautions) ... See MoreSee Less
Archery CanadaThe results of the 2020 Indoor Mailmatch have been released! Congratulations to all archers that participated this year! We are working to mail out the medals as soon as we can in accordance with local COVID-19 restrictions. Results can be seen here: buff.ly/2Vt2evJ -- Les résultats du concours postal intérieur 2020 ont été publiés ! Félicitations à tous les archers qui y ont participé cette année ! Nous faisons de notre mieux pour envoyer les médailles par la poste dès que possible, conformément aux restrictions locales reliées au COVID-19. Les résultats sont disponibles ici: buff.ly/2Vt2evJ... See MoreSee Less
Congrats Cameron! Awesome accomplishment and much deserved! You had a stellar season, and always show the best sportsmanship. It’s always a good time shooting with you. Both a classy guy to compete with, and against! Looking forward to getting back at it when we can 🏹 👍🏼