During the annual winter vacations, the school sports resources (School Sports Instructors, Games Uncharge, PE Teachers,) were invited to join BASIC Coaching Courses held in various regional locations in Bhutan.
In Thimphu, a total of 15 such school resources attended the training at Thimphu BAF Langjophaka Center. All of them were from Thimphu thromde region, between 4th – 11th December 2016 as part of the first efforts of grassroots program within the western region of Bhutan
In the east, with already Monger and Trashigang covered in 2014-15, the district of Trashiyangtse (specifically at Trashiyangtse LSS), hosted 44 teachers/ sports resources from 19 Lhuentse Schools and 29 Trashiyangtse schools, between 25th – 31st Dec 2016.
Then the new year, saw the start of such basic coaching course start in Samdrupjongkhar for school resources of Sadmdrupjongkhar and Pemagatshel district. On the 9th Jan 2017, like all other participants of the such trainings, the representatives of 21 Schools of Samdrupjongkhar and 22 schools of Pemagatshel took away national recognised certificate and basic learning on shooting forms, techniques, equipment maintenance and international/ olympic format knowledge.
All of the school representative would be starting the archery program in their school during the 2017 academic year with some equipment support from BAF
The all women faculty leading the grassroots program in the east and newly in the west conducted all of the trainings and described the participation as “enthusiastic”
The trainings were conducted with support from Bhutan Olympic Committee, district administrations, the hosting schools, Department of Youth and Sports (MoE) and many other well wishers.
25 Dec 2016 The winners of the BAF Inter-School Archery Competition (held 20 & 21st Dec 2016) is being announced as below in corresponding categories and their prize items. The individual winners are from among the 402 students and teams from 73 schools that participated in the tournament. The tournament is part of the grassroots/ school program dedicated to 60th Birth Anniversary of the 4th King last year.
The eligible national archery equipment suppliers are hereby invited to send their quotation for the following items by the 14th of December 2016. The successful bidder will have to supply all of the equipment within the month after the award of supply order.
Aug 10, 2016 If the 5th ranked (11th World Seed) Tuiana Dashidorzhieva thought that it would be easy win over Rio 60th ranked (229th world ranking) woman archer during the first round of the eliminations of Rio Olympics #Archery Competition (#Rio2016), then she was in for surprise. In fact, she may never forget the fight this athlete, ranked some 200 places below, put up.
A Chance for you to prove to the World how good the Bhutanese are in Archery!
In order to select the National Compound Bow Archery Team, the Bhutan Archery Federation is inviting interested compound bow archers to International Style Compound Bow Archery Coaching Camp and Competition to be held in Paro Woochu School Football ground (opposite Airport).
The Bhutan Archery Federation would like to invite interested youth, between ages of 12 and 21 years to the Summer International Style Archery Coaching Camp to be held starting 11th till 15th July 2016. (more…)
The Head Coach of Bhutan Archery Federation – Tashi Tshering has completed Level 3 Coaching Course – the highest certification in archery coaching courses. Tashi was in Bangkok, Thailand undergoing the coaching course conducted by World Archery Federation at World Archery Center, Bangkok between 20th – 28th Feb 2016. The Expert Yap Lee Chong successfully conducted the course. Tashi Tshering’s stay was hosted by World Archery Federation. The Bhutan Archery Federation acknowledges the World Archery Support #World Archery rendered also in the past.
Tashi has expressed his renewed commitment to develop archery in Bhutan and the national team of Bhutan. Under the guidance of Tashi Tshering, Bhutan recently won 5 medals out of 7 categories that Bhutan Archery Team participated during the recent South Asian Games 2016 #SAG2016
During the South Asian Games #SAG2016, the Archery team of Bhutan has started off the medal tally for Bhutan by winning medals in 5 out of 7 categories that the team and individuals participated in. (more…)
The Bhutan Archery Federation would like to invite bids for the supply and delivery of a projector with following specifications:
SVGA 3LCD Projector
The final of submission is 7th March 2015 to the federation office at Langjophaka
BAF Entry Level Archery Coaching Course (24th – 31st Jan)
25th Jan 2015 The Entry Level Archery Coaching Course have begun from 24th Jan at Sherubtse, Kanglung. A total of 19 participants (School Sports Instructors, PE Teachers) from different corners of Trashigang District are participating this course, which would enable them to teach the interested students in their schools. The participants would be awarded nationally recognized certificates. There would be 1st Bamboo Recurve Bow Competition held to end the course on the 31st Jan.
As part of BAF Grassroots program, the school sports resources are given basic archery coaching course during the winter vacation to enable start of archery program in schoolsRead more
The winners of the BAF Inter-School Archery Competition (held 20 & 21st Dec 2016) is being announced as below in corresponding categories and their prize items. The individual winners from among the 402 students and team from 73 schools that participated in the tournament. The tournament is part of the grassroots/ school program dedicated to 60th Birth Anniversary of the 4th King last year.Read more