Archery is a universal, lifetime sport...anyone can do it! It builds upper body and core strength, along with balance and hand-eye coordination. Archery develops strong problem-solving skills, focus, determination and patience! “Exploring Archery” will introduce you to the sport of archery. All equipment, including bows, arrows (field tip), quivers, targets, safety netting and cones will be provided. This program will help students practice precision and proper form, while promoting the joy and fulfillment that archery can bring! Each week is a new and exciting lesson plan. Students can develop at their own pace in a safe and fun environment! Taught by certified, experienced instructors from Shooting Star Archery Academy.
We believe any student can learn how to shoot a bow accurately, no matter their age, level of experience, or physical stature. No matter where you start, there will come a point where you have mastered the basic fundamentals, and begin looking for the next step. JOAD/Intermediate is that step. In this course, we’ll be looking at different skills and form mechanics that will make your bow work well for you. Sign up today, and begin refining your technique!
Archers must have participated in Exploring Archery or have prior Archery experience before participating in JOAD Classes; Archers must be comfortable with shooting at 20 yards!
Classes held indoors at Bucks County Fish & Game located at
1745 Turk Road, Doylestown, PA 18901
EXPLORE ARCHERY (45 min): Youth Ages 6-12; Teens ages 13-17; Adults 18+
Explore Archery is an innovative education program focused on introducing beginners of all ages and abilities to the lifelong sport of archery. The explore Archery program is a multi session, progressive, instructional Archery program conducted in 6 week sessions. Archery is that sport that you need to continuously practice at in order to become proficient. Each new session comes with different lesson plans! As With all individual sports-each archer develops at different paces. The explore Archery program starts the Archer at 5 yards distances and develops them up to 15 yards as they continuously learn to hit the bull’s-eye consistently. Once an Archer is consistently hitting bull’s eyes at 15 yards they may be recommended for the JOAD Program.
JOAD CLASSES: (1 hour classes)
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) is a program of USA Archery that helps archers to enjoy the sport recreationally or progress to the excitement of competition! JOAD offers barebow, recurve and compound archers the opportunity to learn range safety and proper shooting technique in an environment that also fosters focus, increased self-confidence, and team building skills. JOAD is open to any youth archer aged 8 to 20 and is designed to grow with the youth archer. Introductory JOAD classes teach the fundamentals of proper shooting form; as the young archer develops, they will learn more advanced techniques and earn achievement awards.