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Introductory Archery Lesson - Hertfordshire

Try your hand at traditional - and challenging - bare bow archery with this introductory archery lesson in Hertfordshire. Work on your aim and precision, and take part in a fun archery competition!

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For anyone interested in the sport of archery, this Hertfordshire archery lesson is a wonderful introduction to its most authentic and traditional style - the challenging 'bare bow' style. This means that the bow will not be equipped with a 'sight' to help you aim, so your skills will be truly put to the test! You will be taught the basics of archery from a highly experienced Grand National Archery Society (GNAS) qualified and registered archery instructor.

You will spend much of your archery lesson practicing and getting a feel for the weapon. Towards the end of your session, yourself and the rest of your archery class will take part in a fun competition to see who is the top archer of the day!

Once you and the rest of your group have arrives at the Hertfordshire archery centre, your archery lesson begins with a safety briefing to introduce you to the centre and the correct behaviour that is expected when you are out on the archery range. 

When your briefing has finished, your GNAS qualified archery instructors will give the group a lesson on the proper stance to employ for archery. You will also learn how to properly hold the bow and how to load an arrow, ready to fire!

After this you will have plenty of time to practice, learning from experience how to make that arrow go where you want it to! Once you have gotten to grips with using the weapon, you will spend the remainder of your archery lesson competing in a fun contest, trying to outdo the other budding archers in your group. You will get to shoot 16 arrows, and will be marked on how true your aim is - and at the end of the lesson, your instructor will present you with a certificate that displays your score! 

Minimum Age: 14 - however participants under the age of 16 must have adult supervision while on site.

The archery lesson is not suitable for those with serious health issues, or those with back, neck shoulder or arm injuries.

Unfortunately the archery lesson is not suitable for pregnant women.
The archery lesson will last for one hour, however please arrive 15 minutes early.
The Hertfordshire archery centre welcomes family and friends. The site has a big car park and is wheelchair accessible. There is a café at the centre which offers hot/cold food and drinks, and in the main season (i.e when it is warm!) there is a lovely seated outdoor eating area, ideal for picnics!
In order to have exclusive use, you would need a minimum group size of 4.
The Hertfordshire introductory archery session can be booked on selected weekday and weekend dates all year round, excluding November but including bank holidays and school holidays.

The venue will be closed on Wednesdays.
Wear comfy, casual clothing, and dress appropriately for the weather on the day of your archery lesson.
Some archery sessions can be conducted indoors, however in certain instances, heavy rain or high winds may result in the cancellation of your Hertfordshire archery lesson. Please contact the centre directly if you are concerned. If your archery lesson has to be cancelled, you will be able to reschedule for a different date.
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Great fun, really enjoyed it. Not sure Robin Hood has much to fear from my performance. Thanks!

- Stephen, 01/09/2014
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