Beginners Courses

Our next set of courses will be starting at the end of March 2019. The first four sessions are of 1 hour duration on Saturday mornings and will take place at our indoor venue. The last two sessions will be on Wednesday evenings at our field.

The course comprises 6 sessions as follows:

Date Course 1 Course 2 [subject to interest] Venue
Saturday 30th March 9:30-10:30AM 11:00-12noon NCC/Engine House
Saturday 6th April 9:30-10:30AM 11:00-12noon NCC/Engine House
Saturday 13th April 9:30-10:30AM 11:00-12noon NCC/Engine House
Saturday 20th April no session: easter weekend
Saturday 27th April 9:30-10:30AM 11:00-12noon NCC/Engine House
Wednesday 1st May 19:00PM to dusk 19:00PM to dusk Club Field
Wednesday 8th May 19:00PM to dusk 19:00PM to dusk Club Field

Please contact our Coaching Coordinator for enrolment forms or for specific dates and further details. See here for the locations of the venues.

Course Details

The course covers 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 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.

DSCF3726