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USA Archery Level 2 Instructor Practical

Ithaca Archery is hosting a Level 2 Instructor Practical on Saturday, December 10, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. facilitated by Level 3 NTS Coach Melissa Jo Hill.

In order to participate in the in-person practical and receive Level 2 Instructor Certification, participants must first register and pass the online portion of the class. In addition to passing the online course, instructors must have current U.S. Center for SafeSport training, current USA Archery Background Screen, and a current USA Archery or National Field Archery Association membership. Details on registering for the online portion of the class and obtaining a background screening are here: https://www.usarchery.org/coaches/become-a-coach/level-2-instructor-certification

USA Archery Level 1 Instructor Certification is not a prerequisite for this course.
Registration for the in-person practical is separate and must be done here: https://usarchery.sport80.com/public/wizard/e/41122/home

Cost for the in-personal practical is $150 payable by cash, Venmo or check to Melissa Hill. Please register as soon as possible if you would like to participate.

The Level 2 Instructor Online Course is organized into the following chapters:

  • Chapter 1: Range Set Up and Safety(Level 1)
  • Chapter 2: Equipment(Level 1)
  • Chapter 3: Outfitting a Class with Equipment(Level 1)
  • Chapter 4: The National Training System Steps of Shooting - Recurve Bow
  • Chapter 5: Teaching the First Archery Class
  • Chapter 6: The National Training System Steps of Shooting - Compound Bow
  • Chapter 7: Equipment and Accessories
  • Chapter 8: Outfitting an Archer with Equipment and Accessories
  • Chapter 9: Equipment Set Up and Accessories
  • Chapter 10: Coaching Techniques
  • Chapter 11: Creating a Program and Lesson Plans(Level 1)
  • Chapter 12: Athlete Development and Event Preparation
  • Chapter 13: Equipment Inspection and Repair(Level 1)
  • Chapter 14: Adapted Archery, Equipment and Resources(Level 1)
  • Chapter 15: Archery Clubs and Events
  • Chapter 16: Field and 3-D Archery

The Level 2 Instructor Practical Course will focus on developing the following skills:

  • Module 1: How to Teach Range Set Up and Safety
  • Module 2: Outfitting a Class with Equipment
  • Module 3: Teaching the National Training System Steps of Shooting - Recurve
  • Module 4: Teaching the First Archery Class
  • Module 5: Introduction to Coaching Techniques
  • Module 6: Outfitting an archer with Equipment
  • Module 7: Teaching the National Training System Steps of Shooting - Compound
  • Module 8: Advanced Coaching Techniques
  • Module 9: How to Teach an Archery Class
  • Module 10: Equipment Inspection and Repair

Questions about the course? Contact Melissa.


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