USA Archery


Level 1 Instructor Certification

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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.


Course Details

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Length: 8 hours (Dependent on class size)

Time: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Cost: $95, lunch will be provided

Certification Period: Three years from the date of course completion



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  • Minimum age is 15



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All Level 1 Instructors who assist in a USA Archery Club are required to obtain a Range Pass.



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* Level 1 course is not a prerequisite to attend the Level 2 course.


Important Note

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Coaches registering for the Level 1 Instructor Certification course are also encouraged to attend one of our seminars on the National Training System. We highly recommend attending to proficiently learn about proper shooting technique. Details can be found under the Seminars tab.



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