Archery Nova Scotia

5516 Spring Garden Road, 4th Floor

Halifax, Nova Scotia

B3J 1G6

Tel: 902.425.5450 ext 371


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NASP Instructor Courses


Please check out below to see outline for a NASP Basic Archery Instructor Course. If you are interested in taking part in a course or hosting for a small group please contact Emily Nickerson and Don Lohnes




Typical BAI course is approximately eight hours of training. Additional time may be required for breaks and lunch. Course typically starts at 8:00am and finishes around 5:00pm. The agenda is as follows:


Basic Archery Instructor

Training Agenda – 8:00AM – 5:00PM


8:00 Welcome and Introductions

8:10 Overview of NASP

8:40 Safe Range Set Up

                 - Building a Gymnasium-Safe Range

9:00 Determining Eye Dominance

                 - Determining Right and Left Eye Archers

9:10 Making & Fitting A String Bow Training Aid

                 - Teaching Archery without Bows & Arrows

9:30 Eleven Steps to Archery Success

                 - Mastering Process before Results

10:00 Individual and Coaching Skills Development

                 - Correcting and Managing Archers

10:20 Break

10:30 Safety Orientation and Teaching a New Archer

                 - Supervising First Archery Shots

11:00 Practical Exercise: Safety orientation and Teaching a New Archer

12:00 Lunch

12:30 Continue Practical Exercise

1:50 Break

2:00 Running the Range and Practice Coaching

                 - The Routine Archery Day

2:45 Bow Station

                 - Keeping Bows in Safe, Shooting Condition

3:15 Arrow Station

                 - Keeping Arrows in Safe, Shooting Condition

3:35 Break

3:45 Test Review, take test, grade test, and complete paperwork

5:00 Congratulate graduates, pass out Certificates

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