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Beginners’ Courses

For the latest news on beginners’ courses contact Darren: 07944 372007

Courses run for 4 weeks and are 2 hours each running from 2pm till 4pm Saturday afternoons. All 4 weeks must be attended. The cost of the course is £45

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Our Beginner Courses are designed to teach participants the Safety Rules and Etiquette of the Sport of Archery. You will be introduced to basic equipment used in Archery, including different bow types and other forms of Archery, as well as Target Archery. Practically, you will be taught how to hit a target at various distances. Our Club range has target distances up to 100yards, 90metres. Target Archery, rules of shooting will be explained as well as scoring systems used. There will be an introduction to the different rounds shot in Target Archery. Advice on the selection of equipment will be given, for anyone who wishes to take up the sport. On successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate confirming you have completed a Beginners Course in Target Archery.

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The Club will loan you all the basic equipment required, a recurve bow (left or right-handed), arrows, a tab, and an armguard, for the duration of the course. We advise novice archers not to rush out and buy equipment however tempting that may be.
Clothing should be well-fitting tops – no loose sleeves, baggy jumpers, scarves, or anything else that could get caught in the Bow (including hair). No open shoes or flip flops please wear sensible shoes