Special Equipment

A number of special pieces of equipment have been used to address a range of disabilities: (click on an image for a larger picture):

Upper amputees/stroke victims/paralysis of an arm

1. Holding the bow in a stand
2. A prosthetic arm attached to the bow
3. Drawing with the teeth

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Visual impairment

Use of the tactile sight and foot markers

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Tetraplegics

1. A hook release by turning the wrist
2. Binding the bow to the hand

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Wheelchair users

1. Avoid contact of the string on the wheel
2. Raising the archer with a board under the cushion

Beware the string pushing on he wheel   Raise the archer with a board