Beginners course will run Friday evenings from 6.30pm
The booking application will be made available towards the end of year.
2020 Dates for Beginners Courses
7th February 2020 (Indoors) - Applications will open after October 2019 Intake
1st May 2020 (Outdoors) - Applications will open after February 2020 Intake
Payment of £55 per person.
Payment details can be found within the application form at the bottom of this page as well as instructions on how to return the form.
If you wish to purchase a gift voucher for one of our beginners courses for either a friend or family member, please contact us using our Contact Us section on our site and specify "Gift Voucher" in the subject line.
The minimum age requirement for juniors which we recommend is 9 years of age. It is important when juniors take part in the course that they are patient and are willing to listen to instructions from our coaches especially around the use of the bow and safety towards others.
The course lasts for 6 weeks on a Friday evenings. Arrive at 6:30pm to set up your equipment and start shooting at 7:00pm. The session will last approximately 1 1/2 hours.
Indoor sessions take place at the School Gym located in Dean Close School, Hatherley Road Cheltenham
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If travelling by car please note that the School Gym hall is just a few meters up from the Bacon Theatre which is a short drive from the Junction 11 on the M5 and only 1½ miles from Cheltenham town centre. The Bacon Theatre entrance can be accessed via the Hatherley Road entrance to Dean Close School. Simply follow the brown tourism signs from either end of the Hatherley Road. For satellite navigation purposes only, enter the postcode GL51 6EP.
There is free on-site parking available at but please be aware that spaces cannot be guaranteed during busy periods so please allow plenty of time for parking.
Basic Recurve Terminology Diagram
17 great students from our indoors winter course we ran at the start of 2019. All graduated with flying colours.
The following sequence of videos provided by Archery GB is a useful resources for Beginners and Coaches