Traditional archery using longbows and traditional one piece recurve bows has become very popular in recent years. Many people are attracted to the simplicity of the equipment and purity of the form, hearkening back to the heroes of yesteryear.
Who: Archers who have taken our Archery Fundamentals class and are interested in traditional archery.
What: This class teaches the techniques of Traditional (longbow and traditional recurve bow) archery. Archers will learn instinctive archery shooting techniques in an environment of guided practice. Once instinctive archery is mastered and sufficient physical strength is developed, archers may choose to study any of a number of aiming styles including point on target, gap shooting, and string walking. Traditional archery longbow equipment is provided for beginners but serious students should plan on purchasing their own archery equipment to continue in this discipline. The Traditional Archery Class is a six-week class.
When: Saturday mornings from 10:00 AM to Noon.
Cost: The Traditional Archery class is $90 for a six week class. $60 for PRA members.
How to Join: The Traditional Archery class meets at the practice area and you must be on the waiting list and have taken the fundamentals class.