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CHINA ARCHERY CULTURE WORLD TRADITIONAL ARCHERY ORGANIZATION The Origin of Bow and Arrow During Chinese history, archery was an important aspect of life. Bow and arrow were used for hunting, sport, rituals, examinations, and as a weapon of…

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In China, a traditional bow maker finds his calling in ‘noble art’

Even after half a century, Yang Fuxi can still remember the pungent smell of his grandfather’s bow and arrow workshop in central Beijing. “There was the odor of glue and bull horn when you grind it, almost a…

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University students perform traditional ritual of archery in Anhui

Students perform during an archery ceremony at Hefei University of Technology in Hefei, east China’s Anhui Province, Dec. 24, 2017. Some students dressed in Han Dynasty-style clothes perform the traditional ritual of archery during a culture festival held…

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Archery World Cup to make traditional start in Shanghai

As per tradition, Shanghai will be the scene for the start of the 2018 Archery World Cup, with athletes hoping to get their campaigns off to a good start. This will be the 10th consecutive time that the…

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In China, a traditional bow maker finds his calling in ‘noble art’

Yang Fuxi makes about 100 bows a year at his Beijing shop. He’s taught his son to continue a family business that dates to the 1700s. (Frederic J. Brown / AFP/Getty Images) Even after half a century, Yang…

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INTRODUCTION TO CHINESE ARCHERY

Origin Engels said in 1863: “bow string, the arrow has been a very complex tool, invented these tools need to have long-term experience and more developed intelligence.” And perhaps the invention of the bow and the origin of…

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Chinese archery

For millennia, Chinese archery (simplified Chinese: 中华射艺; traditional Chinese: 中華射藝; pinyin: zhōnghuá shè yì, the art of Chinese archery) has played a pivotal role in Chinese society.[1] In particular, archery featured prominently in ancient Chinese culture and philosophy:…

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