OPPORTUNITIES TO LEARN TO TEACH ARCHERY, AROUND THE STATE OF TEXAS (mainly) FOR COACHES, ARCHERS, AND PARENTS OF ARCHERS
USA ARCHERY LEVEL I AND LEVEL II INSTRUCTION CERTIFICATION
Date: June 25 and 26, 2016
by Ron Carmichael and Holly Avendano, Level IV-NTS Coaches
Course Date & Locations:
The Level 3-NTS Coach Certification Course moves away from a group instruction and focuses on individual athlete development. Students in the Level 3-NTS Coach Certification Course will be introduced to coaching philosophy, event preparation, mental skills, training cycles and plans, equipment tuning and receive advanced instruction on the National Training System (NTS) for Recurve and Compound. Coach Avendano adds special emphasis on Biomechanics, Nutrition, and Exercise Physiology.
The cost for this course, taught by two very highly qualified and experienced Level IV-NTS coaches, is $325. For FULL INFORMATION please use this link.
USA Archery Level 2 Instructor Certification
Taught by Coach Holly Avendano
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. Coach Avendano adds special emphasis on Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology.
The cost for the Level II course is $250. See this link for full information
UPDATE AT OF 11/19/2016 from Coach Holly: "All -- I am canceling the Level 2 Archery Instructor course for December 2016. Not enough participants are registered. The next course I will teach will be May 20-21, 2017. Please let me know if you want to be added to the interest list."
USA Archery Level 1 Instructor Certification
Taught by Coach Holly Avendano
Due to low registration, the August 13-14th Level 2 Certification course, hosted at the Texas Archery Academy, is cancelled.
There is a course tentatively planned for December 17-18th that is currently open for registration. There is also a reschedule for the tentative Level 3 NTS course to January 6-8, 2017. (A new tournament schedule has been released showing conflicts with the previously chosen date.)
Here is the link to the online registration form.
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.
Coach Avendano adds special emphasis on Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology.
Cost for this course is $150. For more information see this link.
The USA Archery L2 instructor certification 2016 classes will be:
April 23rd - 24th,
July 9th - 10th,
October 8th - 9th
The USA Archery L3-NTS Coach certification course will be
April 29th - May 1st 2016
LEVEL II INSTRUCTOR COURSE FOR 2016: May 21 & 22
USA Archery is excited to announce the 2016 Coach Symposium on January 21-23, 2016 at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO. This is a great opportunity to elevate your coaching knowledge and learn how to implement the best coaching practices. Space is limited and you will not want to miss out on this chance to invest in yourself.
The event is open to all current USA Archery Instructors and Coaches with a Level 2 certification or higher, who are members in good standing with USA Archery.
There are 3 registration options:
· Option 1 – Registration with Lodging at the Olympic Training Center - $400 (Space is Limited)
· Option 2 – Registration - $300 (includes meals and transportation to and from Colorado Springs Marriott.)
· Option 3 – International Registration (includes meals and transportation to and from Colorado Springs Marriott.) - $1,000
*A cancellation fee of 15% will be charged for any cancelled registrations
The Symposium offers access to hands-on experience with the USA Archery National Coaches, KiSik Lee and Guy Krueger as well as seminars with key speakers, including: Dr. Wade Gilbert (California State University, Fresno), Matt Sicchio (ESIX), Lanny and Troy Bassham (Mental Management), Chris Clements (USA Field Hockey, National Men’s Team Coach) and John Crawley (U.S. Olympic Committee, High Performance Director)
Symposium Topics will include:
· Keys to Becoming a Better Coach
· Risk Management Best Practices
· Coaching the Female Athlete
· Adapted Archery Equipment and Resources
· Creating Athlete Training Plans
· Mental Management®
· Equipment Selection and Tuning
· The National Training System
· Team Leadership: Building a Culture, Values and Cohesion
· Release Aids: Improving the Compound Shot Process
See complete event information here. The registration deadline is December 15, 2015 at 5PM Mountain Time. Please contact USA Archery Membership Services Manager Cindy Tobin at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.