【TVPP】 EXID, 4MINUTE – W Archery Preliminaries, EXID, 포미닛 – 여자 양궁 예선 @ 2015 Idol Star Championships



Skill. Sometimes it’s used to compare two different styles.

Sometimes it’s utilized fairly. Occasionally it’s made use of in a demeaning means. It’s used by non-archers. “Oh, you do archery? Exactly how excellent are you at archery?

” “I’m … this great.” It’s made use of by archers … versus other archers. “This sort of archery takes much less skill than this sort of archery.” Skill. A word that all of us recognize, however few people can clarify.

And because of that, whenever we bring up the mention of “skill”, we always get into arguments because we come in with different understandings of what makes a person skilful. I’m here to lay down a definition and get you think about what skill means to you before you start applying it to other people.

What we often miss in our analysis of skill, however, is that skill must be measured. Skill should have some kind of metric.

A skilled chef is able to make dishes that taste good. A skilled artist is able to show creativity and complexity in their work.

So what is a knowledgeable archer? A proficient archer can strike their target.

That’s it. This is something that can be determined– the frequency of their bullseyes, the dimension of their groupings, the factors on the scorecard. You may question kind.

Form is a big part of archery. Skill at archery is simply your ability to hit the target.

If your definition of skill is different to what I stated, then you are bringing something more into the picture– a personal opinion, a biased perspective, an intrinsic value, a hidden agenda. And I’m going to refute some of these perceptions of skill.

You might say that a knowledgeable archer needs to have the ability to loose 3 arrowheads in 1.5 secs. No, that means you are a fast shooter. You may say that a knowledgeable archer has the ability to utilize a selection of different bow kinds, on foot and on horseback, ambidextrously. You are a versatile archer if you can do that.

If you can’t hit your target, none of this matters. This is, in my opinion, the only certifying element that matters when reviewing somebody’s skill. Their capacity to hit the target, irrespective of what kind bow they are utilizing, or what method they make use of, is what specifies their ability. A person exercising a particular kind of archery could have extra specifications, and also we might need to determine skill within these criteria, but that suggests that we can not then take these dimensions and apply them equally to a various set of parameters.

So now we come to the centerpiece: the tradshooter complex, the purists that think that capturing instinctively with a traditional barebow is the most expert type of archery.

I acknowledge and, to an extent, agree with the general perception that because this particular style of shooting is more difficult that it takes more skill. Considering that it is generally easier to shoot accurately with a compound bow, I would believe that you are certainly a more skilful archer.

Who is the more skilful archer? Can a traditional shooter really claim that they have more skill if they are attempting a task that has higher difficulty, but achieves a lower result?

Do I have less skill than you simply because I’m shooting a compound and you’re shooting a longbow, irrespective of what our scores were? And so we go back to our definition of skill: it is the person’s ability to hit the target.

Every archer will concur that it is the person, not the bow, that does the job.

We’re not putting our bows in shooting machines and counting the bullseyes. Some bow types will lose more energy in vibration.

Some products are normally going to be extra irregular in varying conditions.

Some tools choices will certainly limit the effective variety of the shooter. There is a reason that you never ever see barebow shooters at Olympic degree. The bow type is lawful in Olympic competition, but no barebow shooter– not also modern-day barebow – has actually ever shot the minimum qualifying score for an Olympic team. Not even shut.

Do we blame the archer, or do we fault the equipment? If you are truly going to measure skill, then you have to logically take equipment of the equation.

Let’s make everyone shoot at 15m with Genesis bows. May the best archer win.

Let’s go further. Since forever, traditional bows have been touted as requiring the most skill to use. One can argue that compound bows demand the most skill. Why? Because of the same argument that it used against compound bows.

They’ve got sights and stabilisers and cams. If the compound bow is engineered to do all the work– that means that every mistake must be the fault of the archer.

It is up to the archer to execute the perfect shot every single time.

Is that not the perfect definition of “skill”? And truly, if compound bows remove all skill from archery– why do we still see a score gap even at the highest levels?

I don’t care if this looks boring to you. Has it occurred to you that perfection is boring? If you got out of compound because it felt boring and you really enjoy instinctive barebow, have you considered that it isn’t really “skill”, but “thrill”? Does the thought that the arrow might hit the target– and it might not– excite you? That’s it, isn’t it?

It isn’t just the simplicity or the naturalness of barebow. You’re really a thrill-seeker who thrives on having some control, but not complete control, over what happens with your shot.

But you’ve forfeited your ability to do so because now you’ve realised the true meaning of the archer’s paradox– that you want to achieve the perfect shot. But you love the feeling of getting as close as you can. That is our “Skill Spectrum”– from crossbows and compound bows to Olympic recurve to traditional.

And even in traditional, we see the “skill difference” between barebow shooters who stringwalk and instinctive shooters who ban all aiming methods in competition. The reality is that this spectrum isn’t about what how much skill is required, but the relationship between the bow and its user.

Because you execute a flawless shot process doesn’t mean the arrow is guaranteed to find its mark, for recurves– Olympic or traditional– just. How good you are at controlling what you can is the mark of a skilled archer.

Archery

【TVPP】 EXID, 4MINUTE – W Archery Preliminaries, EXID, 포미닛 – 여자 양궁 예선 @ 2015 Idol Star Championships

EXID # 057, 4MINUTE # 128 : EXID and 4MINUTE participated in 2015 Idol Star Championships, and this is W Archery Preliminaries. @ 2015 Idol Star Championships 20150929

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【TVPP】 EXID, 4MINUTE – W Archery Preliminaries, EXID, 포미닛 – 여자 양궁 예선 @ 2015 Idol Star Championships

EXID # 057, 4MINUTE # 128 : EXID and 4MINUTE participated in 2015 Idol Star Championships, and this is W Archery Preliminaries. @ 2015 Idol Star Championships 20150929

EXID : LE, Junghwa, Hani, Solji, Hyerin,
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4MINUTE : Jihyun, Gayoon, Jiyoon, Hyuna, Sohyun
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