Coaching - Beginners Archery Coaching Course
Introduction to archery.
Currently Offered at:- Apps Court Farm, Walton on Thames.
Duration:- 6 Hour course spread over 4 – 6 weeks.
Prerequisite:- (Unclassified) No previous archery experience necessary. The archer will shoot using equipment provided by Quicks.
Goal:- To train a complete beginner to achieve an effective and safe basic shooting technique. The goal is to achieve good groups at close distance thereby enabling the archer to achieve 3rd class scores when shooting the relevant distances.
Content:- The current ability of the archer is assessed by shooting the 20 yards indoor range (closer for younger children).
Time will then be spent on the six stages of shooting:
Stance – Draw – Reference – Aim – Release – Follow Through
Each stage will be introduced over the duration of the course while the archer practices what has been taught to date.
The coach will suggest improvements and ideas that the student will practice until they are confident in their technique before introducing the next item to concentrate on in order to improve their overall ability.
The course will also cover setting up and taking down a bow in a safe manner and will include archery etiquette and range safety.