Archery Lessons for Beginners - Sydney Short Courses

Archery Lessons for Beginners

What you'll learn

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. We have designed this archery course for beginners, aiming to develop self-confidence, concentration, discipline, and upper body strength. Led by a qualified coach, your program begins with a safety briefing, ensuring all archers avoid any unnecessary injuries to themselves or others. Archers will be guided on the correct usage of the equipment and games will commence, ensuring a competitive and fun environment.

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.

Course content

What will be covered in these archery lessons?

  1. Range safety: Understanding and adhering to safety protocols when handling archery equipment and shooting on the range.
  2. Stance: Learning the proper stance for shooting an arrow, including foot positioning, body alignment, and balance.
  3. Nocking the arrow: Attaching the arrow to the bowstring in the correct position.
  4. Set-up: Setting the bow in the correct position, including the hand position and grip on the bow handle.
  5. Draw and load: Pulling the bowstring back and preparing to shoot the arrow.
  6. Anchor: Finding the consistent reference point for your draw hand, which is used as a guide for aiming and releasing the arrow
  7. Transfer and hold: The process of transferring the tension and control from the bow hand to the drawing hand while maintaining the consistent reference point.
  8. Aim and expand: Properly aligning the target and the bow, and expanding the chest and shoulders to steady the shot.
  9. Release: Releasing the bowstring and allowing the arrow to fly towards the target.
  10. Follow-through: Maintaining good form and technique after releasing the arrow, including monitoring the flight of the arrow and adjusting aim as necessary.

Intended audience

Who are these archery lessons for?

This course is for beginners or 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

Course venue

Rozelle Campus

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

Course materials

Materials provided

  • 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 testimonials

Course tutors

Simon O'Connor is the managing director of Sydney Archery and has a lifelong passion for archery and teaching it to beginners. He teaches archery both outdoors and indoors all over Sydney,...

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