Archery Training Programs:
Youth : 

Archery lessons for children ages 10-20
JOAD (Junior Olympic Archery Development Program) NAA
Archery lessons for Adults
Adult Training Program (18+); SOAD
Beginner/ refesher archery classes; Ongoing practice sessions
Promotion and Education of Target Archery
Archery Instructor Certification Courses

Coaching & Teaching
Level 1 Archery Instructor Training

Archery Certification Program Training
 Level 1  Archery Instructor Certification Course is an 8-12 hour course
Instructor and Coach Certifications are recognized by both USA Archery and
 the National Field Archery Association. 

New Level 1 Archery Instructor Certification Training
now includes additional training materials and resources.
USA Archery Level 1 Instructor Certification
The Level 1 Archery Instructor Certification Course provides graduates the necessary tools to maintain a high level of safety both on and off the archery range and ensures that minimum standards for archery instruction are consistently taught to provide for the safety and enjoyment of the participants, instructors and spectators.  Level 1 Instructors are well prepared to teach beginner archery programs to people of all ages and abilities in a variety of both indoor and outdoor settings in the disciplines of target, field or 3-D archery.  
The Level 1 Instructor will learn about range safety, range setup, the steps of shooting, 
equipment and repair, programs and lesson plans.
This 8 to 12 hour NAA Level 1 Archery Instructor class is designed for 4H, scouts, summer camps, youth organizations, JOAD, County/City ASAP (After School Archery Program), Explore Archer Programs, Recreation Department or other short-term program instructors and YMCA instructors.
USA Archery Mobile Coach
                            •Qualified to be the lead Instructor for an Explore Archery Program                                   
•Eligible for USA Archery insurance coverage.  See USA Archery Insurance page for requirements.
All Level 1 Instructors who assist in a USA Archery Club are required to obtain a Range Pass.

Ages 15 and up
No prior experience is required. 
Waivers required. Youth under 18 must have parents sign waivers

Certification is valid for three years.

Archery Level 1 Certification 
Typical Format:
9:00 a.m. - 6:30p.m. +/depending on number of participants 
be sure to bring lunch, water, & snacks
The  final exam is a closed book, written exam. 
The written exam will be corrected after everyone has completed the exam. 
(If you have learning disabilities or language differences and need to take a modified written exam, 
please discuss this with the Instructor before you register for the class.)
 There will also be a practical exam .

Minimum 10 participants to hold sessions.
 Fee per student:$105.
( INCLUDES:all training fees,equipment, range fees, new training materials & certification fees )
Pre-payment by *Credit Card/Debit card via link sent at registration confirms your reservation.
Limited spaces.

Courses are offered in Georgia throughout the year, with courses typically offered in February ,April, May or Juneprior to the camping season, and occasionally later in September and October, to prepare for the next season.

UPCOMING CERTIFICATIONS: Check USA Archery for listing by location


Instructor information

Classes are taught by a certified  NAA archery instructor, and adhere to the safety guidelines of USA Archery Instructor Training, the official training courses of the National Archery Association (NAA). 

Jefflyne Potter is a US  Archery Level 3 NTS Coach,  Beginning Archery Orientation program leader and Coach, Director of the Junior Olympic Archery Development program for Learn Archery, ongoing Girl Scout Archery Camp Instructor, develops and facilitates youth summer camp programs, provides Level 1 certification  for counselors of various camps in the GA area, former President and Director of the Junior Olympic Archery Development Program for  KAC, and 2009-10 Georgia Tech Archery club team coach. Coach Jefflyne has instructed hundreds of students, training adults and youth in group settings and in corporate, school, church, and private lessons, and coached JOAD, adult & Collegiate competitive students to state, regional, and national championship medal status.

Member: National Archery Association, Girl Scouts of America, Wildlife Action Inc., Georgia Archery Association.
GA Tech Archery Club2009/2010  Archery Coach for Georgia Tech "Yellow Jackets" Archery Team 
  Coordinated the launch of their new archery club and Coached the team to regional and collegiate competitive  shooting, medal status, the new team taking Gold, Silver, Bronze in Regional Indoor competition 2010. 
Girl Scout Archery Camp Instructor :2005,2006,2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 , 
JOAD Summer Camp Instructor: 2007.2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013,2014,2015
Certification instructor for Girl Scout Counselors, ASAP (After School Archery Program) and 
Certification instructor for school, summer camp & program counselors including :
Salvation Army Camp Grandview 
URJ Camp Coleman
Girl Scouts of America Camp Pine Acres
Camp Isidore Alterman
Kennesaw Archery Club JOAD AAAP
YMCA Gainesville GA.
Clayton County Parks & Rec
Agnes Scott College, 2015, 2016

Basic steps of Archery

Basic equipment used in archery-diagrams

Archery Equipment & costs

What size Bow? Weight?Arrows?

Warm up exercises

Appropriate Clothing

Inclement Weather

NAA membership


JOAD Handbook

Scores required for JOAD awards

Tournament prep, rules 

Salvation Army, Camp Grandview
YMCA  Gainesville
KAC Acworth
Training in Austell
Atlanta Archery
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