Beginners Courses

If you are interested in our 2024 courses, please contact our coaching coordinator.

Two beginner courses have been scheduled for 2024, the dates and times are detailed below.
The course remains at £60 and consists of 6 sessions each building on the previous lesson so it is important that you can commit to all the sessions and is run outdoors rain or shine.
Parents or Guardians of children (Juniors) under the age of 18 are expected to remain with the child during these sessions.

Course 01 (15 places): Availability as off 19/02/24 1 place
Course Dates: Wednesday – 10 Apr, 17 Apr, 24 Apr, 01 May, 08 May & 15 May 2024
Start Times: Week 1; 5:30pm, Weeks 2 to 6; 6:00pm, Finish Time: Weeks 1 to 6; 8:00pm.

Course 02 (15 places): Availability as off 19/02/24 10 places
Course Dates: Wednesday – 05 June, 12 Jun, 19 Jun, 26 Jun, 02 Jul & 10 Jul 2024
Start Times: Week 1; 5:30pm, Weeks 2 to 6; 6:00pm, Finish Time: Weeks 1 to 6; 8:00pm.

The course booking list will remain open until all available places are filled.
Places will be allocated on a first come basis and confirmed once full payment has been paid within 7 days of allocation.

Please include the following initial information in your request email for a place to
Course/Courses required ( 1st, 2nd choice etc)
Number of Senior places required
Number of Juniors (Age; Must be over 8 yrs old) places required.
Once all the places have filled the unsuccessful applicants will be emailed.

Course Details

Our beginners courses cover the following:

  • Introduction and welcome to the club.
  • Safety Rules & etiquette.
  • Fitting out each person with suitable equipment.
  • Warm up and cool down procedure.
  • Basic shooting technique
  • Practice shooting at a bare target, initially from approximately ten yards, but at progressively longer distances as the course progresses.
  • A little about equipment.
  • Different aspects of archery & types of bow.
  • Introduction to scoring and methods.
  • How to aim with and without a sight.
  • Selecting equipment & costs.
  • Reinforcing shooting technique, etiquette, safety and scoring.
  • Details of joining the Club.
  • Shooting rounds.
  • Entering tournaments & clothing.
  • Discuss equipment needs with those wishing to join the club.