Ledbury Archery Club

Target and Clout archery for all

Beginner’s course info

Please note that, for the time being, restrictions due to Coronavirus mean that only limited shooting by members, in a strictly controlled manner, is possible at this time. Club Committee Members & our Coaching Team are preparing for the resumption of Have-a-Go events, Taster Sessions & Beginners Courses and those who have expressed an interest during Lockdown in participating in a Taster Session or Beginners Course will be contacted and offered a place as soon as possible. This will be in line with all Government / Sport England and Archery GB guidelines.

So you’d like to try Archery – great news!

The first thing you may like to complete is a  ‘Taster Session’ – a 1 1/2 to 2 hr session of dedicated coaching with one of our experienced Club members. You’ll learn the basic principles of successful, safe Archery – and it may help you decide if you’d like to take the next step and enrol onto a ‘Beginners course’.

Justin Twigg at 'taster' session Aug 2014

The Beginners Course is essential if you’d like to join an Archery Club anywhere in the UK.

10 hrs of expert Coach tuition and guidance (over 3 consecutive weekends) will teach you all you need to know to get started including safety, equipment, types of Archery, shooting technique etc.. When you successfully complete the Beginners Course you can join any UK Archery Club (subject to individual terms and conditions of membership).

“Taster” Sessions – 1 1/2 – 2 hr

For those who are thinking of taking up archery, we run Taster Sessions in the evening on the last Thursday of the summer months. Please Contact us for more information and to make a booking.

Sessions take place at:

New House Farm, Putley

(£10 for Adults and children)

Beginners Course – 10 hrs

We are hoping to run at least one Beginners Course this year, although this is looking to be fully booked at the moment*

The date of our next Beginners Course can be found on our Calendar page*

The Course consists of 2 x 4hr Sunday sessions from 09:30 -13.30 + 1 x 2hr Saturday Session from 10:00 – 12:00

You must attend all sessions to complete this fantastic course and qualify to join a UK Archery Club.

The course is suitable for Adults and Children over the age of 12.

(Complete course only £50 for Adults, £40 for Juniors over 12 years of age). £5 reduction following completion of a “Taster” Session). Each participant joining Ledbury Archery Club after successful completion of the course is given a copy of ‘Archery for Beginners’ by Archery GB, an exercise band and scorebook.

If you are unable to make these dates, please let us know as courses are regularly held at other Herefordshire clubs.

To enquire about dates, availability or to book, please email: lacarchery@gmail.com

*Subject to the ‘Roadmap out of Lockdown’ and adoption of Archery GB’s course guidelines..