Introduction to Recurve Archery Indoors
Archery is an ideal sport for any age, as it provides opportunities for growth and achievement.
- 1 hr1 hour
- 50 US dollars$50
- Thomaston Municipal Building 13 Valley Street Thomaston, Maine 04861
Starting in archery? The best place to start learning how to shoot well is our Introduction to Recurve Archery. We cover the basics of proper archery form and have fun learning archery in a group setting. Each archery class has USA Archery Certified instructors and coaches. Participants aged 8 and up are welcome to join our classes. Each class is 1.15 hours long and each session runs for 5 weeks. Classes for students wishing to learn with an Olympic Recurve Bow will take place on Tuesday from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Students are expected to arrive 15 minutes before class starts to get their equipment set up. We will cover the major topics for the National Training System Form, adjusted for the Beginning Archer. The topics are the major steps in the form: • Unit 1 – Orientation-Introduction to the equipment-Range Safety • Unit 2 – Steps of Shooting, Alignment, Grip & Hook, String Release • Unit 3 – Posture & Stance, Set, Mind Set -Set-up, Angular Draw, Anchor, Transfer into Holding -Expansion, Aiming -Bow Release & Follow Through • Unit 4 – Complete Shot Cycle Review - Learn how to Score All equipment to complete the course will be provided by On Target Archery Academy at no charge. Those students that wish to use their own equipment must have the instructor’s approval.