The beginners courses at CMO are designed to give participants a broad introduction to archery as a skill, a sport and a social activity. The weekend setting gives a focused but relaxed experience that we know you will enjoy. A full set of equipment is provided for each participant whilst they are on the course.
Over 18 can book indepently through the website booking sytem.
!6-17 year olds would need to have attended a Taster Session with a recommendation from the attending coach that they can procede to a full course.
10-15 year olds would need to have attended a Have-a-go session and a Taster Session and would only progress to a full course after full dicussion between coaches, parents and child. The club reserve the right to make the final decision about progression to a full course.
The course will run over a weekend - Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 till 17:00, including a break for lunch. Please bring a packed lunch and any drinks you rquire with you.
Each course covers the following aspects suggested by Archery GB:-
- Safety rules and regulations
- Basic T-Draw technique for target archery
- Recurve Freestyle using a sight
- Recurve Barebow without a sight
- Target and range etiquette
- Demonstration of other bow types
- Target and range set-up
- General advice on equipment and membership
- Plenty of coaching, practice and fun
All participants receive their own copy of the “Archery for Beginners Guidebook”. At the end of the course successful participants are awarded the AGB certificate of basic safety and competency. This certificate will enable you to apply for membership of any AGB affiliated club in the UK but of course we would welcome you to join as a new member of CMO Bowmen.
2022 COURSE FEES
There is a flat rate fee of £120 per participant. There will be a £20 reduction for any participating under 18 year old if a paying adult family member is doing the course with them.
2022 COURSE DATES:- TBC
COURSE CAPACITY - participant numbers are limited to 8 to facilitate safe shooting, good tuition opprtunities and use of reliable, quality equipment.
There will an automatic limit of 4 under 18 year olds on any course. When this limit is reached, the booking system will automatically close.for that age group.
When the course is full bookngs will also autimatically close and the course will be flagged as FULL on the events calender
BOOK AND PAY ONLINE ONLY THROUGH THE WEBSITE EVENTS CALENDAR. Your place is not secured unless payment is made when making your booking. No cash or cheque transactions are conducted.
PLEASE READ THE 'ESSENTIAL INFORMATION' PAGE BEFORE BOOKING
If you do have any queries that are not covered by the FAQs or the information above, contact the Course Administrator before completing your booking.