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How to Join or Renew my Membership on the New BHAA website

We have updated the BHAA website, we hope you like the new design. It’s much easier to use and offers more features, such as event booking and a members’ download area. Below are some instructions on how to register and renew your membership. The old Club Buzz usernames and passwords will not work with this new site. Existing members will need to re-join from scratch and create a new account using the instructions below. We decided that it should be best to start with fresh data from scratch so if you have previously been a member you will need to re-join the BHAA. It is very easy; just complete the following steps: Step 1: Click on Join Now, even if you are already a member, or follow this link https://www.bhaa.org.uk/join-now/ Step 2: Select your membership level: Step 3: Complete the registration form, including: The member’s details, name, e-mail and password Your club, for example Cotteswold Mounted Archers, if you are currently a club member. If you’re not a club member you can leave this blank. The billing details, i.e. who is paying for the membership Payment card details. These are processed securely by our payment processor Stripe. Your membership lasts 12 months from the date you join and should automatically renew next year. Membership FAQs

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BHAA RSO & Referee Qualifications

Thank you for your interest in studying for the BHAA’s Range Safety Officer or Referee qualifications.  Range  Safety  Officers  are  important  to  support  the  safe  and  efficient  running  of  ground  archery  and  mounted archery sessions; through both considered preparation of a safe shooting area to dynamic assessments of the local environment  and  ground  conditions,  monitoring  and  anticipating  the  behaviour  of  archers,  horses  and  any  other individuals in the vicinity of the range.  BHAA qualified Referees have all the responsibilities of an RSO but in addition must have a sound knowledge of the  IHAA  rules:  both  of  the  theory  and  their  fair  application.  Referees  must  understand  the  detail  of  all  tasks involved  in  the  running  of  a  competition  and  be  able  to  the  run  an  efficient  competition  that  is  fun  and  fair  for participants, interesting for spectators and safe for everyone. ...

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BHAA Advanced Coach Qualification

Thank you for your interest in studying for the Advanced Coach qualification. This qualification will allow you to teach  all  shots  and  tracks.  It  is  ideal  for  those  coaches  who  wish  to  make  horseback  archery  tuition  their profession and those who coach in a voluntary capacity and aspire to pursue their horseback archery teaching to the highest level. Coaches of this calibre may be involved in the long term strategic planning of athlete and squad  development  within  regional  or  national  teams;  mentoring  and  guiding  in  overall  athlete  health  (good  nutrition, cross-training, injury avoidance or recovery), mental preparation and fine-tuning performance for a specific event.  Objective:  These candidates must demonstrate detailed knowledge and advanced practical ability in horseback archery and the  associated  fields  of  archery,  riding  and  horsemanship;  insofar  as  they  pertain  to  the  skills  required  of  a horseback  archer.  They  have  also  demonstrated  an  ability  to  critically  assess  safety  and  good  coaching  and mentoring skills. ...

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BHAA Intermediate Coach Qualification

Thank you for your interest in studying for the Intermediate Coach qualification. This qualification will allow you to teach a much broader range of shots and therefore allow your students to try out a greater variety of tracks.  This booklet contains all the syllabus details and sign-off sheets required for this qualification, except for Module F (coaching theory) which is available separately.  Objective:  These candidates must demonstrate good knowledge and practical ability in horseback archery and the associated fields of archery, riding and horsemanship. The Intermediate Coach must provide a good level of training horseback archers in a club setting and for those who are wishing to compete at grassroots level, so a good understanding of coaching practise and the ability to critically assess safety is required....

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BHAA Club Coach Qualification

Thank you for your interest in studying for the Club Coach qualification. To share our fantastic sport with new riders or to help existing horsearchers to hone their skills is very rewarding. Coaches are the foundations which horseback archery in the UK stands upon. Thank you for giving your time and sharing your expertise and enthusiasm.This booklet contains all the syllabus details and sign-off sheets required for this qualification, except for Module F (coaching theory) which is available separately.Objective:These candidates must demonstrate good knowledge and practical ability in horseback archery and the associated fields of archery, riding and horsemanship. The Club Coach must provide a good level of basic training horseback archers in a club setting, so a good understanding of coaching practise and the ability to critically assess safety is required....

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BHAA Advanced Horseback Archer Qualification

Thank you for your interest in studying for the Advanced Horseback Archer qualification. We hope that this syllabus will provide a structure and challenge for you to enjoy refining your knowledge and expertise in horseback archery.  This booklet contains all the syllabus content, guidance and the logbook sheets for this qualification.  Objective:  These candidates must demonstrate detailed knowledge and advanced practical ability in horseback archery and the associated fields of riding and archery, insofar as they pertain to the skills required of a horseback archer. They have also demonstrated a good equine knowledge and an ability to critically assess safety ...

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BHAA Intermediate Horseback Archer Qualification

Thank you for your interest in studying for the Intermediate Horseback Archer qualification. We hope that this wil provide a structure for you to enjoy developing your knowledge and expertise in horseback archery and open doors for training and competition on more advanced tracks.   This booklet contains all the syllabus details and sign-off sheets required for this qualification. This booklet is for canter candidates. A separate booklet is available for those wishing to qualify at walk.  Objective:  Candidates must demonstrate good knowledge and practical ability in horseback archery and the associated fields of riding and archery. They must also demonstrate general equine husbandry knowledge and an ability to critically assess safety.   The  BHAA  Intermediate  Horseback  Archer  qualification  indicates  that  a  rider  has  achieved  the  level  of  being  a competent club and domestic competition horseback archer....

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Club Horseback Archer

Thank you for your interest in studying for the Club Horseback Archer qualification. We hope that this will provide structure for the first steps of your journey in learning horseback archery. Our members come to us from different sporting  backgrounds  and  the  requirement  to  attain  a  basic  grounding  in  all  areas  is  important  to  us.  We  firmly believe in the importance of working on ability and knowledge across the whole breadth of skills which underpin the shooting of an arrow from a moving horse; both at a beginner’s level and as expertise increases. This breadth will both  improve  safety  and  increase  the  personal  satisfaction  of  each  horsearcher  in  their  achievements  within  our sport.  This booklet contains all the syllabus details and sign-off sheets required for this qualification. This booklet is for both walk and canter candidates; please note the different riding modules for each gait option. A person who holds the Club Horseback Archer qualification at walk may later qualify at canter just by taking the canter riding module at the faster gait.  There is no need to retake the archery or equine knowledge modules...

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IHAA World Grand Prix

The IHAA will be running the wGP again as a worldwide postal match for 2021 and the teams representing Great Britain are as follows: Senior GB Team Young Rider & Juniors GB Team GB iHBA Team This year the competition will be open for individual entries as well as the teams for each country. There are three stages running throughout the year and anyone can participate in one or all of them. An entry form can be found here, you will need to have entered and paid the fee at least a week before you intend to compete. A form to return your scores can be found here. We encourage as many members as possible to enter, below is a video of last year’s competition for some inspiration! Any questions, please get in touch.

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2021 Nationals

It was absolutely wonderful to get back to holding the National British horseback Archery Championships this year. We had an excellent 3 days of competition at New Leaf Triangle in Leicestershire. Congratulations to Senior Champion Ros Jones and Junior Champion Éowyn Barnes-Short. The full results are below: Senior Raid   Name Horse Points   Ros Jones Monkey 53.60   Emily Massey Sebastian 41.43   Troy Shaw Sauron 39.78   Alex Austin Champion 39.47   Dom Calton Monkey 38.70   Paul Naybour Flynn 38.66   Claire Sawyer Rocky 36.15   Kathryn Wakeman Leo 19.94   Bethany Martin Asil 8.48   Stephen Aiano Champion 7.95 Senior Tower   Name Horse Points   Ros Jones Monkey 40.845   Troy Shaw Sauron 38.760   Paul Naybour Flynn 33.310   Emily Massey Sebastian 30.505   Alex Austin Flynn 23.860   Claire Sawyer Rocky 22.390   Dom Calton Monkey 20.12   Stephen Aiano Champion 12.77   Bethany Martin Asil 6.325   Kathryn Wakeman Leo 1.000 Senior Skirmish   Name Horse Points   Emily Massey Sebastian 38.010   Paul Naybour Flynn 27.44   Alex Austin Flynn 23.86   Ros Jones Monkey 22.6   Troy Shaw Sauron 19.805   Dom Calton Monkey 16.010   Kathryn Wakeman Leo 15.38   Bethany Martin Asil 4.235   Stephen Aiano Champion 2.850   Claire Sawyer Rocky 1.290 Senior overall results   Name Horse Points   Ros Jones Monkey 117.045   Emily Massey Sebastian 109.945   Paul Naybour Flynn 99.410   Troy Shaw Sauron 98.345   Alex Austin Champion/Flynn 87.190   Dom Calton

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