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LEVEL I course in Austin, Texas June 8 & 9
Austin-area Level 3 Coaching Certification/Education course will be held the weekend of January 25, 26, and 27, 2013 in multimedia lecture room 22 of the Anna Hiss Gym Archery Range on the University of Texas Campus.
This course will be conducted by USAA Level IV coach Ron Carmichael and Level III coach Lindsey Carmichael.
The course fee is $300 and includes all materials and building use fees. There will be a limit of 14 people based on date payment recieved via PayPal link on the information page.
LEVEL III candidates must have been a practicing, active, Level II for one year, or else be able to "pass out" of an extensive examination and be able to show a 3-year history of active archery instruction. A Level III Coaching Course will be held on a 3-day weekend with substantial pre-study homework assigned.
Those who have recently taken the Level II course AND can document they have already been teaching archery for 3 years are eligible and capable of taking the Level III. Cost for the Level III will be $300 and includes all materials and the building usage fees.
John Magera, Olympian. That pretty much sums it up! I am pleased to post this information on John's archery instruction services for T.H.E. JOAD and adult archers as well, in Columbus Texas:
John's CV as of June, 2012 is as follows:
2004 U.S. Olympic team member (Athens)
2008 Beijing Bronze Medalist, Lindsey Carmichael
Lindsey is a USA Archery level 3 coach and world class competitor. She is well versed in the National Training System (NTS) method of bow shooting and together with Level 4 Coach Ron Carmichael, conducts private one-on-one archery classes in the North Austin/Leander/Cedar Park/Lago Vista area. For more information on her career in archery please refer to Wikipedia.
Ages 7 and up, no equipment or experience is necessary.
Email Lindsey with "archery lesson" in the subject, for information and to inquire about a personal class.
A Level 3 NTS/Community Coaching Certification Course is slated for July (TBD) at UT in Austin, Texas.
It will be conducted by TWO experienced coaches, Lindsey Carmichael and Ron Carmichael. It will be limited to no more than 12 coaching candidates. Write Ron at UTArcheryCoach@utexas.edu if you want to attend this, right away! Help Texas continue to grow as a greenhouse of archery excellence!
The CCC is designed to teach basic archery coaching skills above and beyond the "instructing" type of certification. If you want to be a better coach to yourself or to your archers, this course will give you the tools.
While instructors insure safety and can teach the basics of archery, coaches are also capably responsible for the overall development of an individual or groups of archers into a more complete and competitive athlete(s).
This Community Coaching Certification Course focuses on Level 2, Intermediate Instructors who are looking to advance their knowledge and techniques to the higher level required to attain this higher level of competency. Certified Community Coaches will also be able to train/certify Intermediate Instructors.
In general you will receive instruction according to a designated course curriculum. Generally, the topics we will cover in this course include:
Introduction and Coaching Challenges, the Philosophy of "coaching"
Please contact Ron Carmichael at 512-797-4127 (cell) for more information, as soon as possible, or write using the email address at the top paragraph of the page...
This is a very intensively satisfying way to gain a lot of information quickly, which can greatly improve your abilities as both an archer and as an archery coach, taught in a classroom setting with two very highly qualified archery coach instructors.
It will held in the Anna Hiss Gym on the UT Campus. Registrants will be sent a map with their confirmation, and will also get instructions on how to submit their background check information which is required by USA Archery for all elite coaches. This background check is simple, straightforward, inexpensive, and absolutely required.
Friday, 4pm to 8pm
All Materials will be provided.
Level 3 coach Lindsey Carmichael became the first American woman in 34 years to achieve a medal for Team USA in Beijing, in singles competition, when she shot the highest recurve matchplay score of the day in winning bronze. She also set a world record and several paralympian records in Athens in the 2004 games. She is a veteran of many state, national, and international events, having competed as both an able-bodied and paralympian level archer, several years an All-American as well as Academic All-American, and member of the US Archery Team from 2004 through 2008. Her highest able-bodied ranking in USA was 8th, and 4th in the world as a paralympian.
Regional High Performance Coach/level 4 coach Ron Carmichael has been a coach for more than 11 years, has a firm grounding in the National Training System, as a pharmacist an equally firm grasp of additional topics concerning nutrition, supplementation, and USADA compliance aspects, and has coached at the University of Texas for 7 years. He was team leader for the USA Collegiate Team championship team to the World University Archery Championships in Shenzhen, China in 2010, as a member of the International Training Staff was assistant team leader to the first stage of the World Cup 2009 in the Dominican Republic. He coached the first American woman to medal in singles archery competition in 34 years for Team USA, during the Beijing Paralympics. He is one of only two archery coaches ever to have been awarded the IKKOS medal by the USOC for excellence in archery coaching. He is also an expert in the use of photography as a coaching tool.
Together these two coaches will insure you are completely prepared for dealing with the advanced nature of not just instructing, but truly coaching, athletes.
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