Club founder, Sandra Viljoen, began her archery career in 2014 and was blessed with natural talent that quickly developed. In 2016 Sandra entered her very first world championship archery competition.
In February 2018 Sandra founded Wild Bird Traditional Archery and teaches children, teenagers and adults the art and sport of archery. Known as ‘Sensei Sandra’ she teaches her pupils the discipline and the fun of being a medieval archer and Norse axe thrower.
Wild Bird Traditional Archery offers:
The Open Lessons are relaxed informal lessons where targets are set up for the archers and axe throwers.
The Group Lessons are formal lessons where the archers and axe throwers are given formal training on how to shoot an arrow and throw an axe.
Wild Bird Traditional Archery is available to add some archer’s charm to your next event. Events include but are not limited to:
Archery is one of the oldest arts still practised today. The art has been developed and adapted by many different cultures around the globe ever since its creation in the stone age. Here are seven fun facts about the history of archery: