Turkish Archers from Institute of Turkish
Archery met in historical Okmeydani (arrow-place) where was the
first archers sports guild at 31st May 2009, Sunday. This area
was not used for archery over the last 100 years. Purpose of
that area has forgotten cause of wars, earthquakes and civil
occupations. And now Turkish archers try to remind people about
this place and its famous past.
Turkish Archery: Steam Bending Wood
Ilkay Demirhan demonstrate how to bend the
woods with steam for composite bow.
Turkish Archery: Bullseye shooting with thumbring
Turkish archer Adnan
Mehel making bullseye shootings with thumbring. Bow: 45 lbs
Turkish Base Grozer Distance: 16.5 meters Release technique:
How to process sinew for composite bows?
Butcher to bow: Complete sinew demo.
Dr. Y. Metin Aksoy, shows sinew processing for composite bows.
Horn processing for composite bows
Turkish Bowmaker Y. Metin AKSOY shows horn
processing for composite bows.
Bow Making demo by Y. Metin AKSOY
Turkish Bowmaker Y. Metin AKSOY shows the basics
of Turkish bow making. Also he shows bone point called soya making
for Turkish arrow.
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The 2nd Hungarian Traditional Archer Table (MHIT)
The 2nd Hungarian Traditional Archer Table was
held in Törökbalint, Budapest between February 13rd & 14th,
2009. There were 84 participants (61 Hungarian and 21
international) and 8 country supported the meeting.
Turkish Bows and Mounted Archers - ZDF
A documentary part from German ZDF television
about Turkish bows and horseback archers called "Sipahi"