About Us

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Kemankesh Traditional Archery founder Hasan Başmısırlı. Member of Tirendaz Group since 2011

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Kemankesh Traditional Archery  coordinator, Seyithan Dastan. Master Archer and member of Tirendaz.

The story of Kemankesh

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Site Content

Traditional Arrows

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Traditional Bows

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Flight Archery equipment

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Traditional Quivers

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Master made Thumbrings

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Traditional Archery Equipment

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Ottoman Traditional Shields

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Ottoman Traditional Swords

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Ottoman Traditional bows

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Tradıtıonal Turkısh archery dıscıplınes

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Target (Puta) Archery

Puta is the name of the traditional ottoman archery target. Originally made of leather these target are shot from a challenging distance. Originally the discipline requires shots from 165 meters, but this rule has been changed to 70 meters in most competitions.

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Flight Archery

The Turkish Flight archery discipline is a form of long distence archery where archers are expected to shoot the highest distance. Special Turkish flight bows and flight arrow are used in this discipline.

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Traditional Horse Archery: Targe, Kıgaç & Qabaq

Traditional horse archery is a discipline involving horse riding and archery. It has two variations such as the target archery and the Qabaq archery. During target archery, the archers are riding in full galloping and shooting at three targets in the course. The Qabaq discipline involves a 50 feet pole where a gourd is placed on top. The archers are suppose to hit the gourd in full galloping when right under the pole.

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''Darb'' Archery / (Armour and metal piercing )

This form of archery is considered a trick shot where the archer is expected to pierce and very hard piece of metal, or glass. In this form of competition or demonstration the bows are very heavy the and the arrows are used with special piercing points. 

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OTTOMAN STYLE QUIVER

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100 % LEATHER AND HAND MADE ARROW QUIVER MADE BY CERTIFIED NATIONAL QUIVER MASTER CENGIZ CETIN. THIS QUIVER IS HAND DECORATED ACCORDING TO TRADITIONAL STYLE AND DESIGN

OTTOMAN STYLE QUIVER

100 % LEATHER AND HAND MADE ARROW QUIVER MADE BY CERTIFIED NATIONAL QUIVER MASTER CENGIZ CETIN. THIS

100 % LEATHER AND HAND MADE ARROW QUIVER MADE BY CERTIFIED NATIONAL QUIVER MASTER CENGIZ CETIN. THIS QUIVER IS HAND DECORATED ACCORDING TO TRADITIONAL STYLE AND DESIGN

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Kemankesh Traditional Archery

Fuat Paşa Cad, Başmısırlı iş hanı No:30 ( 1st floor) Mercan Ağa mah, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkeyr

+905323217439 basmisirli@yahoo.com info@kemankesh.com

Hours of operation

Open today

09:00 – 18:00

Sunday and Saturday we may open the shop upon appointment outside of operation hours !

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