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2019 Advanced Outdoor Adult Archery

Member: $200 class fee

Non-member: $250 class fee

Registration deadline: Saturday April 28, 2019

Schedule:

12 week Program (9 Coached Sessions)

Sunday’s 1:00-4:00pm

Description:

This 12 week program is for adult archers who want to be more competitive for the indoor season.  This program is for the intermediate archer looking to get to the competitive level. The 9 week curriculum includes practice time with a primary coach, lectures, practice evaluation, mental training, and weekly readings with participation in online discussion.  The course will require reading assignments for mental training which will be followed up by weekly interactive online discussion.  Each week archers will set individualize goals with one of the head coaches.  Tournament participation is highly recommended for the Meijer State Games of Michigan – Outdoor Tournament, SAM Single Distance Outdoor Tournament, and USA Archery National Target Championships.  Advanced Adult Archery Competitive Team shirts will be available for purchase. Cost of the tournament registrations are not included in the course registration fee.

Class minimum: 10 archers, maximum: 20 archers

  • Participants will be encouraged to purchase a Performance Analysis Journal from Mental Management Systems https://www.mentalmanagementstore.com/

    • Cost: $21.65 + Shipping and Handling

  • If participants do not choose to purchase a Performance Analysis Journal, then they must have a journal of their choosing for this class.

Pre-work for Advanced Adult Archery Program Participants:

  • Purchase Mind Gym: An Athlete’s Guide to Inner Excellence by Gary Mack and David Casstevens

    • ISBN: 978-0-07-139597-7

    • Cost: $18.00

  • Purchase a Performance Analysis Journal (if needed)

Schedule

Week 1 – 05/05/19 (1:00-4:00pm)

Instructor:

  • 1:00-1:15pm – Team Warmups

  • 1:15-3:40pm – Practice with Coaching, Form Corrections, Etc.

  • 3:40-4:00pm – Completion of journal entry and practice schedule for upcoming week

Weekly Reading from Mind Gym: An Athlete’s Guide to Inner Excellence:

  • Foreword

  • Part I: Welcome to the Inner Game

    • Yogi Was Right

    • Mind Games

    • The Head Edge

    • The Pressure Principle

Week 2 – 05/12/19 (1:00-4:00pm)

Instructor:

  • 1:00-1:15pm – Team Warmups

  • 1:15-3:40pm – Practice with Coaching, Form Corrections, Etc.

  • 3:40-4:00pm – Completion of journal entry and practice schedule for upcoming week

Weekly Reading from Mind Gym: An Athlete’s Guide to Inner Excellence:

  • Part I: Welcome to the Inner Game

    • Mental Toughness

    • Know Your Numbers

    • Responsibility Psychology

    • Getting Over Yourself

    • The Next Level

Week 3 – 05/19/19 (1:00-4:00pm)

Instructor:

  • 1:00-1:15pm – Team Warmups

  • 1:15-3:40pm – Practice with Coaching, Form Corrections, Etc.

  • 3:40-4:00pm – Completion of journal entry and practice schedule for upcoming week

Weekly Reading from Mind Gym: An Athlete’s Guide to Inner Excellence:

  • Part II: Living the Dream

    • Good Enough to Dream

    • Progress Not Perfection

    • Don’t Shirk the Work

    • Fatal Distractions

BREAK - Memorial Weekend (05/26/19)

BREAK - Gator Cup Weekend (06/02/19)

Week 4 – 06/09/19 (1:00-4:00pm)

Instructor:

  • 1:00-1:15pm – Team Warmups

  • 1:15-3:40pm – Practice with Coaching, Form Corrections, Etc.

  • 3:40-4:00pm – Completion of journal entry and practice schedule for upcoming week

Weekly Reading from Mind Gym: An Athlete’s Guide to Inner Excellence:

  • Part II – Living the Dream

    • Fate Loves the Fearless

    • Permission to Win

    • The Fire Inside

    • The Four D’s

Week 5 – 06/16/19 (1:00-4:00pm)

Instructor:

  • 1:00-1:15pm – Team Warmups

  • 1:15-3:40pm – Practice with Coaching, Form Corrections, Etc.

  • 3:40-4:00pm – Completion journal entry and practice schedule for upcoming week

Weekly Reading from Mind Gym: An Athlete’s Guide to Inner Excellence:

  • Part III: Mindset for Success

    • Attitude is Everything

    • Riding the Pines

    • You Gotta Believe

    • Between the Ears

Week 6 - 06/22/19 & 06/23/19 (No Practice)

  • Participate in State Games of Michigan (Outdoor FITA), Rockford, Michigan

    • Register via State Games of Michigan website

Week 7 – 06/30/19 (1:00-4:00pm)

Instructor:

  • 1:00-1:15pm – Team Warmups

  • 1:15-3:40pm – Practice with Coaching, Form Corrections, Etc.

  • 3:40-4:00pm – Completion journal entry and practice schedule for upcoming week

Weekly Reading from Mind Gym: An Athlete’s Guide to Inner Excellence:

  • Part III: Mindset for Success

    • Servant or Master

    • Fear Lives in the Future

    • Breathe & Focus

    • Be Here, Now

BREAK – 4th of July Weekend (07/07/19)

BREAK - JOAD Outdoor Nationals (07/14/19)

Week 8 - 07/20/19 & 07/21/19 (No Practice)

  • Register for SAM Single Distance FITA, Rockford, Michigan

    • Register via USA Archery Sport:80

Week 9 – 07/28/19 (1:00-4:00pm)

Instructor:

  • 1:00-1:15pm – Team Warmups

  • 1:15-3:40pm – Practice with Coaching, Form Corrections, Etc.

  • 3:40-4:00pm – Completion journal entry and practice schedule for upcoming week

Weekly Reading from Mind Gym: An Athlete’s Guide to Inner Excellence:

  • Part III: Mindset for Success

    • Hurry, Slowly

    • Try Easier

    • Simply Observe

    • The Bottom Line

Week 10 – 08/04/19 (1:00-4:00pm)

Instructor:

  • 1:00-1:15pm – Team Warmups

  • 1:15-3:40pm – Practice with Coaching, Form Corrections, Etc.

  • 3:40-4:00pm – Completion journal entry and practice schedule for upcoming week

Weekly Reading from Mind Gym: An Athlete’s Guide to Inner Excellence:

  • Part IV: In The Zone

    • Trust Your Stuff

    • White Moments

    • Paralysis by Analysis

    • Paradoxes of Performances

    • Choice Not Chance

    • Inner Excellence

Week 11 – 08/11/19 (1:00-4:00pm)

Instructor:

  • 1:00-1:15pm – Team Warmups

  • 1:15-3:40pm – Practice with Coaching, Form Corrections, Etc.

  • 3:40-4:00pm – Completion journal entry and practice schedule for upcoming week

Weekly Reading from Mind Gym: An Athlete’s Guide to Inner Excellence:

  • Part IV: In The Zone

    • The Hero Within

    • The Well-Played Game

    • Game Day

    • The Mirror Test

    • The Big Win

Week 12 – 08/14/19-08/18/19 (No Practice)

  • Participate in USA Archery National Target Championships, Dublin, Ohio

    • Register via USA Archery Sport:80