The PRA Advanced Archery training and practice sessions are run by qualified archery coaches with a minimum of a Level 3 USAA certification. Focus is on competition for the advanced archer. There’s much more to developing a competitive athlete than just shooting form and archery practice. Our coaches can direct programs in nutrition, sports psychology, equipment maintenance/tuning, physical training, and goal setting.
Who: PRA members who would like to test their skills in a more competitive setting.
What: Advanced Archery Coaching (Level Three) is an ongoing program; students may join at any time, and there is no commitment to a set number of sessions. Archers need to own their own equipment. The coaches will work with the athlete to purchase and maintain the most appropriate equipment within a budget.
Where: The Advanced Archery Coaching program meets between targets 12-19. Traditional meets at Targets 12-14, Olympic Recurve meets at Targets 15-17, and Compound meets at targets 18-19.
When: Saturday mornings 10 a.m. to 12 noon.
Requirements: Participants must be a PRA member in good standing; own their own equipment, obtain a Level 2 instructor certification within six months of joining the class, and participate in at least 10 tournaments annually, one of which must be sponsored outside of PRA. Most archers will join after completing the Level One and Level two PRA classes. Final decision on who can join the class is up to the coaches.
Cost: There is an annual fee of $120. Participants must be PRA members.
How to Join: Ask an instructor or coach about participating.
After obtaining the approval of the instructors, you may submit the fee online.