Introduction to Archery Short Summer Class

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Introduction to Archery Short Summer Class


Description: This introductory course is for all archers who just wish to learn more about archery and begin practicing shooting with a bow. Archers shoot under the guidance of multiple instructors at the WMAC Facility Indoor Shooting Range over a four week period. This course offer participants a chance to learn about archery, archery equipment, and the various types of archery shooting. Use of WMAC bows, arrows, and safety equipment are included in the course fees. This course is offered to archers 8 years or older (adults welcome and often recommended for parents). Participants may take this class multiple times to reinforce skills if needed/desired. This is NOT a drop-off class – parents of youth archers need to be on-site during the course instruction.

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Introduction to Archery Short Summer Class Schedule

  • Each class is from 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm; arrive early or on-time for first session if possible.

  • July 9, 2019 (Selection of equipment, basics of shooting, safety considerations)

  • July 16, 2019 (Fundamental shooting form, use of sight)

  • July 23, 2019 (Types of archery, 3D archery)

  • July 30, 2019 (Target archery, scoring and competition, mental preparation for shooting)


  • $50 for a four-week class, which includes equipment use, safety equipment, instruction, supplies, and instructional materials.

  • Archers MUST BE at least 8 years old to participate.

  • Parents must complete a waiver form prior to the participant being allowed to shoot.

  • Archers are strongly encouraged to use WMAC equipment. Archers with their own equipment MAY be allowed to use that equipment in class only with the permission of the instructor, which will include a thorough equipment check by the instructor or another coach.

  • Please come in on time, or even a little early for the first session, as this will allow us to get everyone fitted with equipment sooner, so that we can have more time for shooting.

  • Please wear close-toed shoes to all sessions (no sandals or flip-flops). Please keep long hair tied back for your own safety.

  • If there are any physical or developmental considerations for class participants, please let us know about those prior to the start of the first class, so that we can plan accordingly. We are happy to include everyone, but cannot take time during class to make the accommodations needed if we are not informed in advance.