The Archery Association of Tamil Nadu (TAAT)




"The official state body of Tamil Nadu Archery!"

Only State Archery body recognized by and affiliated to:

Tamil Nadu Olympic Association (TNOA) and Archery Association of India (AAI)
(TNOA is the only body recognized by Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and
AAI is the only body recognized by World Archery (WA))


  • To promote the principles, art, science, sport and philosophies of traditional and modern Archery in every nook and corner of Tamil Nadu.
  • To conduct regular annual state tournaments in Archery and maintain the scoring records of all archers in the state.
  • To identify, train, support and promote the best Archers in Tamil Nadu state and send them for competitions, rankings and tournaments in India and abroad on behalf of Tamil Nadu and India and make them win.
  • To ensure fairplay in the game and to sort out, arbitrate, mediate, adjudicate and decide on disputes if any in the state of Tamil Nadu.
  • To effectively be the official voice of Archery in the state and represent the interests of Archery and archers of Tamil Nadu to the national federations, sports bodies, state government and the media.
  • To systematize and legally take appropriate steps to control Archery so that Archery and the equipment is not used by reckless individuals for crime, breaking the law and order as well as any other purpose other than safe sports.
  • To have a state registry of all archers, coaches, clubs, academies, and other institutions in the state of Tamilnadu and register, affiliate them to the state body.
  • To create an updated, upgraded, scientific and comprehensive syllabus for archery coaches for training archers, to dominate in the world of archery.
  • To incorporate existing knowledge and experience of a wide spectrum of sports scientists, archery judges, psychologists, mind coaches, archery coaches, bowyers, sports doctors, analysts and support staff in the syllabi for training archers.
  • To create a flawless system of grading, assessment, certification and refresher courses for archery coaches.
  • To create a talent bank of experts who can educate, support, and motivate the archery coaching fraternity in Tamilnadu.
  • To study, research and teach new forms of archery in the state like field archery, equestrian archery, flight archery, Japanese Kyudo and other forms of traditional archery.

Tamil Nadu Olympic Association (TNOA)
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Archery Association of India (AAI)
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Indian Olympic Association (IOA)
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World Archery (WA)
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