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USA Archery Announces Updated Level 1 Instructor Course Material and Mobile Coach APP

ATA Staff September 24, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Archery announced today that its new Level 1 Archery Instructor Certification Course Materials and Mobile Coach APP have been launched, with the support of the Archery Trade Association.The Level 1 Archery Instructor Certification Program, the first step in certification for thousands of archery instructors nationwide, has been updated to include new program branding and improved course content.While the course will still maintain its original purpose and…

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Almost Any Facility Could Become An Archery Facility

Shannon Rikard September 21, 2015

A frequently asked question from people considering an archery park for their community is this: “Do I need a permanent, archery-only facility to start offering archery programs?”An archery-only facility isn’t necessary to kick-start archery programs in your town. In fact, almost any area – tennis courts, walking trails or fields used for soccer, baseball or football – can be used for archery.Photo Credit: Ryan KirbyAlthough it would seem an archery range…

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Archery Meets Life in Epic TED Talk

Katelyn Rutland August 28, 2015

One great thing about going back to school is getting back to extracurricular activities. Afternoons of football, soccer, track, dance, cheerleading, music and –you guessed it – archery make long days in the classroom worth it.Sports like archery help students stay fit, set goals, make new friends and more. But for South Korean Dong Woo Jang, making bows after school was a means to survive.At a 2013 TED talk, Jang, then 15, spoke of the competitive,…

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Podcasts: A Growing Medium Used to Reach Archers and Bowhunters

Taylor Walston August 24, 2015

Most consumers use social media throughout their daily routine. After all, it’s one of the best sources for up-to-the-moment information, but you don’t have to be a social-media expert to reap the benefits of podcasts. A study by indicates podcasts account for nearly 26 percent of the time spent listening to audio content.Even more, bowhunting-related podcasts are on the rise, increasing the chance your shop may have a) customers who dig podcasts, and, b)…

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