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Archery Beginners Courses 2023



Our courses are run by ArcheryGB coaches over a weekend; Saturday 4 hours 10am till 2pm and Sunday 4 hours 10am till 2pm and is suitable for people of all abilities from the age of 12 years and above. 

Coaching takes place in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. All equipment is provided and you are covered by our club’s insurance whilst attending the course.

On completion of the course, an ArcheryGB recognised certificate is presented to you.


The cost of the course is £80.00 Seniors and £40.00 Juniors (aged 12 to 18 yrs)


Our course includes the following:

Selecting the correct sized bow and arrows for each individual.
Range safety
Demonstration of the correct way to shoot a bow safely.
Coaching in the correct shooting technique under 1-2-1 supervision (several hours of shooting over the course).
How to set up an archery range.
How to score arrows by way of a small fun competition.
How to set up and take down a bow safely



You are taught the safety procedures to follow and how to shoot safely with a recurve bow with sights. Successful completion of the course should allow you to reach a level of competence so that you can join an archery club, become a Archery GB member having the basic skills to build on to whatever level you want to reach whether recreational shooting on club nights, shooting at local, regional and national competitions.

Please note: completion of a beginners course does not guarantee club membership.

Please note : Although we do accept juniors onto beginners courses from 12 years of age, this is dependent on the stature of the junior and if they are able to pull a bow safely and are competent at overseeing the safety of the range.

As archery is a projectile sport and safety is paramount, you can only join a club and take part in competitions after taking a beginners course like ours run to Archery GB standards.

If you are interested in taking part on one of our beginners courses, please complete the form below and then we will contact you with more details and course dates
or have any questions, please email


First Course Date: 15/16 April 2023

Second Course Date: 10/11 June 2023



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