USA Archery


Level 2 Instructor Certification

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The Level 2 Archery Instructor Certification Course includes the Level 1 Archery Instructor Certification Course and provides students with an introduction to the National Training System (NTS) Steps of Shooting for recurve and compound, equipment and accessory setup, athlete developement and events as well as qualifies students to teach the Level 1 Archery Instructor Certification Course. Graduates of the Level 2 Archery Instructor Certification Course are well prepared to serve as the lead instructor for long-term archery programs such as Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD), Adult Archery Program and Collegiate Archery Program clubs, as well as the Explore Archery Program.


Course Details

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Length: 16 hours

Time: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM (both days)

Cost: $195, lunch will be provided

Certification Period: Three years from the date of course completion



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  • Minimum age is 18

  • Membership to USA Archery*, National Field Archery Association (NFAA) or Archery Shooters Association (ASA)

  • SafeSport Training


Certification Requirements

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  • Qualified to teach the Level 1 Instructor Certification Course

  • Eligible to apply for Level 2 Instructor Trainer Certification

  • Qualified to be the lead Instructor for an Explore Archery Program, JOAD Program, Adult Archery Program and/or Collegiate Archery Program Club**

  • Eligible to receive USA Archery insurance coverage. See USA Archery Insurance page for requirements**.



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*A Temporary, Recreational, and/or Youth Membership option will not satisfy the membership requirement.

**USA Archery membership required; NFAA and/or ASA membership will not satisfy the membership requirement.


Important Note

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Coaches registering for the Level 2 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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The start of your incredible journey as a Level 2 Archery Instructor begins with a simple click of the button you see below...