Archery is safe, fun, and easy to learn. It is a discipline suitable for all ages, sexes, and abilities.
Programs are structured to teach Olympic-target archery to students 9 years old and above. This is a lifetime sport, suitable for the entire family,and appropriate for those that have never held a bow, or those with previous experience.
All necessary equipment is provided, or the student may bring their own, after the introductory session.
Classes are taught by a certified USA Archery instructor, and adhere to the safety guidelines of USA Archery Instructor Training. USA Archery is affiliated with the World Archery association(WA) which is the international governing body for Olympic style archery competitions. USA Archery promotes Olympic style archery.
The various programs offered help students learn the skills needed for tournament competition, or, just shooting archery for the fun of it.
Benefits of Archery:
focus, concentration and goal setting skills
Students learn they must overcome distractions and obstacles, and have a plan of action. Archery provides a fundamental relaxation quality in that the archer must be focused on the immediate moment. Archery is a self-challenging and rewarding activity, blending physical and mental resources. Basic math skills are reinforced during routine scoring in archery.
For those that have reached sufficient skill levels, opportunities are available for local, state, national & international competitions. Several archery clubs in Georgia host tournaments during the year , additionally USA Archery and NFAA sponsor JOAD, and all ages tournaments nationwide throughout the year.