Mounts Bay Archery Club

Beginners

Our beginner’s courses are comprehensive and are delivered over six weeks

Week 1 – Introduction to archery; understanding warm up and cool down exercises, setting up equipment, getting to grips with the safety rules and key commands as well as having a go at freestyle archery.

Week 2 – Understanding the basic principles of archery and demonstration of a competition recurve bow.

Week 3 – Developing technique; warm up exercises, good posture and demonstration of a competition compound bow.

Week 4 – Developing technique; further warm up exercises and cool down exercises, understanding alignment, scoring some arrows, demonstration of a longbow.

Week 5 – Set up of a range, archery etiquette, improving skill, understanding equipment and types of bow that might be of interest in taking the sport up. Shoot half a round.

Week 6 – Mini-competition, shooting a team event with your coaches. 

Please note the dates for our next beginner’s course:

Sunday 1st Sept 2019 10am-12noon
Sunday 15th Sept 2019 10am-12noon
Sunday 22nd Sept 2019 10am-12noon
Sunday 29th Sept 2019 10am-12noon
Sunday 6th Oct 2019 10am-12noon
Sunday 13th Oct 2019 10am-12noon

Please use the contact form to contact our beginner’s coordinator, please let her know if you can commit to the dates above or if you need to book another course later in the year.

Please note after completion of the course you will be required to join Archery GB, Grand Western Archery Society (GWAS) & Devon and Cornwall Archery Society (DCAS) before you’ll be eligible to shoot whilst under club insurance. Don’t worry the club organises all of this for you at your time of joining.

You will also be able to hire equipment to assist your transition from beginner to normal shooting member.

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