NASP Instructor Courses

 Please check out below to see outline for a NASP Basic Archery Instructor Course. If you are interested in taking part in a course or hosting for a small group please contact Iain Carew and Don Lohnes.

For more information on the BAI and BAIT Instructor Courses, visit the links to our Brochure and Registration form below:

NASP Course Brochure

NASP BAI Registration Form 


Typical BAI course is approximately eight hours of training. Additional time may be required for breaks and lunch. Course typically starts at 8:00am and finishes around 5:00pm. The agenda is as follows:

Basic Archery Instructor

Training Agenda – 8:00AM – 5:00PM

8:00 Welcome and Introductions

8:10 Overview of NASP

8:40 Safe Range Set Up

Building a Gymnasium-Safe Range

9:00 Determining Eye Dominance

Determining Right and Left Eye Archers

9:10 Making & Fitting A String Bow Training Aid

Teaching Archery without Bows & Arrows

9:30 Eleven Steps to Archery Success

Mastering Process before Results

10:00 Individual and Coaching Skills Development

Correcting and Managing Archers

10:20 Break

10:30 Safety Orientation and Teaching a New Archer

Supervising First Archery Shots

11:00 Practical Exercise: Safety orientation and Teaching a New Archer

12:00 Lunch

12:30 Continue Practical Exercise

1:50 Break

2:00 Running the Range and Practice Coaching

The Routine Archery Day

2:45 Bow Station

Keeping Bows in Safe, Shooting Condition

3:15 Arrow Station

Keeping Arrows in Safe, Shooting Condition

3:35 Break

3:45 Test Review, take test, grade test, and complete paperwork

5:00 Congratulate graduates, pass out Certificates

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