Archery is not only a sport for the experts. It has evolved into a social sport which makes it ideal for team building events, and fun activity for family or group of friends. Previous experiences or skills are not necessary to have an enjoyable day. Just as long as you have the equipment and proper assistance, you are sure to learn and have fun.
Here are three archery schools in Greenwich. Read on and aspire to be the next Katniss Everdeen or Robin Hood.
Hatfield House, Merryweather Place, London, SE10 8EW (SE10 8LR for SatNavs)
+44 7557 2345 73
Archery Fit is an indoor archery club in London, UK which opens 7 days a week, 10-12 hours a day. It has 2 separate archery ranges, which is both 18 meter long, the standard distance for indoor world championships. One of these archery ranges can be extended to 30 meters which is the standard distance for indoor fun archery.
One of their special features is the availability of compound (check out http://bowjudge.com/best-compound-bow-reviews-guide/ for references), Olympic recurve, and traditional bows for training as well as plenty of storage for customers’ bows. Archery Fit also have highly qualified instructors with over 10 years experience in teaching archery.
They offer Tasting Archery Session (1.50 hours long coached lesson) and Corporate Party/ Event (2 hour long archery fun) for those who want to explore the fun of archery. For those who are interested to become an independent archer, they also offer Beginner’s Archery Course with a chance to become a club member. Lastly, is an offering to book an induction (15 minute long free session) for independent archers.
Caxton House,129 St John’s Way, London, N19 3RQ
07961 870 170
Experience Archery is a London archery club and mobile company with a passion for archery. It offers archery parties, archery lessons and courses, office team building, stag/hen archery sessions and archery in schools.
The trainers let the students use two main styles of recurve archery: Barebow and Olympic-style sighted. During the course you will also learn about safety, archery etiquette, basic equipment knowledge, scoring, and shooting at the full indoor distance.
Experience Archery offers Children & Family Archery Club which is every Mondays from 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm for ages 8 years upwards. Another offering is Archery Club Shooting which is open to beginners who have completed an archery course with Experience Archery, and experienced archers who are members of GNAS (Archery GB).
Samuel Montagu Youth Club, 122 Broad Walk , SE3 8ND
Young Archer’s aim is to ensure that young people enjoy archery in a fun and safe environment. The instructors are fully qualified, DBS checked, first aid trained and fully insured, as well as having over 33 years coaching experience between them.
No prior experience is needed since they provide everything the learners will need along with the equipment. The training will be filled with games to make learning archery more enjoyable. Beginners will learn about archery safety, shooting etiquette and Olympic style scoring.