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Learn archery for beginners with our sport and fitness courses in Sydney!

Archery is a sport of focus and concentration, enhancing physical fitness along with mindfulness and stress management. This beginner's level Archery course covers the fundamental archery skills that you can use at any archery range in Sydney in a fun and safe environment. Led by a qualified coach your program begins with a safety briefing, ensuring all archers avoid any unnecessary injuries to themselves or others. Quite quickly archers will be guided on the correct usage of the equipment and games will commence ensuring a competitive and fun environment.

We have designed this archery course for beginners, aiming to develop self-confidence, concentration, discipline, and upper body strength. If you are looking for an easy entry into the sport that is intimidation-free and fun then this Archery course in Sydney is for you!

Learning outcomes

By the end of these archery lessons for beginners, you should understand:

  • the steps of the shooting technique that are the basis of good consistent shooting
  • the Basic Archery Shot Cycle to help you form a harmonious & shooting sequence
  • all the fundamentals and principles necessary to handle and shoot a bow safely and with sound technique
  • how to become more consistent and accurate in your shooting.

What will be covered in these archery lessons?

  • Range safety
  • Stance
  • Nocking the arrow
  • Set
  • Set-up
  • Draw and load
  • Anchor
  • Transfer and hold
  • Aim and expand
  • Release
  • Follow-through

Who are these archery lessons for?

Our archery classes are perfect for:

  • adults without any experience, we aim to make this an intimidation free entry-level experience for the complete beginner
  • those who have been on the range before but need to brush up on their skills.

Please note this archery course is not suitable for anyone under the age of 16

Materials provided

We provide all of the equipment needed, you will not need to bring anything, we provide:

  • qualified instructors
  • bows and arrows
  • targets and stands
  • all necessary safety equipment
  • sound knowledge that your archery experience will be fun, professional and safe
  • all our classes are indoors, so wet weather will not be an issue.

Course venue

Rozelle Campus

2A Gordon Street, Rozelle NSW 2039 (corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd in the grounds of St. Joseph's Church)

If driving, there is no entry into Gordon Street from Victoria Road. Last block on your right before Victoria Road. Pedestrian access is opposite Prince Street.

Course tutor

Simon O'Connor is the managing director of Sydney Archery and has had a lifelong passion for archery and teaching it to beginners. Simon teaches archery both outdoors and indoors all over Sydney, he teaches at primary schools and high schools and also does group and private lessons for adults. Simon is one of the highest-reviewed tutors at the college and always comes to class with a positive and inclusive attitude. Simon's classes are fun, interactive, and informative and he believes that archery has value to many parts of the community and loves teaching it at SCC. Simon believes that it can be used not only as a recreational activity but a tool to improve and enhance an individual's focus and performance.

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Course testimonials:

  • said: Awesome 4 weeks, the tutor was very helpful and an excellent teacher.

  • said: Great fun, nothing is rushed. Amazing instructor. Happy to recommend to anyone!!!

  • said: A really fantastic course teaching the fundamentals of archery. Highly recommended

  • said: we had such a great teacher. He made the course easy and fun. It was a great introduction to archery.

  • said: The tutors were great with the instructions, I had a lot of fun. Will be coming back!

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