Certification Course

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Location: New York City

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Level One

Cost: $ 150

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 Length 8 hours (Dependent on class size)

Prerequisites: Minimum age is 15* * Level 1 course is not a prerequisite to attend the Level 2 course.

Certification Period Three years from the date of course completion

You will have pre-work to do after registering. We will send you the work to do beforehand.



Email natasha@hiddengemsarchery.com if you have questions.


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Level Two

Cost: $ 200

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 development 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.



Certification Requirements
  • Membership to USA Archery*, National Field Archery Association (NFAA) or Archery Shooters Association (ASA)
  • USA Archery Background Screening
  • SafeSport training
  • * A USA Archery Temporary, Recreational, and/or Youth Membership will not satisfy the membership requirement.


Course Length 12-16 hours (Dependent on class size)

Prerequisites
  • Minimum age is 18 Membership to USA Archery*, National Field Archery Association (NFAA) or Archery Shooters Association (ASA)
  • USA Archery Background Screening
  • SafeSport training


Certification Period

Three years from the date of course completion

Benefits
  • Qualified to teach the Level 1 Instructor Certification Course
  • Qualified to be the lead Instructor for an Explore Archery program, JOAD, Adult Archery Program and/or Collegiate Archery Program Club**
  • Eligible to receive USA Archery insurance coverage. See USA Archery Insurance page for requirements.


You will have pre-work to do after registering. We will send you the work to do beforehand.

Email natasha@hiddengemsarchery.com if you have questions.