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Straight Shot: Archery Course For Beginners

An online archery lesson which teaches beginners who to use, maintain, and shoot their bows.
3.6 (12 ratings)
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Last updated 4/2016
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Are You Interested in Archery But Not Sure How to Start?

Would You be Excited to Hit Multiple Bulls Eyes in a Row?

If so, the course we are about to describe is for you.

Your Teachers

As the teachers of archery to UCLA and several celebrities, we have put together our best tips. Archery Pro is one the largest nationwide archery schools teaching thousand of students. Our lessons company has been teaching since 2009 and has taught over 15,000 lessons. We are a certified NRA alliance business member.

Online Archery Course

Straight Shot was designed to supplement or replace in-person archery lessons. The videos are going to cover everything you could learn in lessons plus a whole lot more! The great thing about Straight Shot is that you will always have the videos as a point of reference!

The purpose of this course is to take a beginner through the basics of selecting the right equipment to maintaining/stringing their bow to range set up to proper form to landing a bulls eye. We want to take you through all of the techniques that you need to learn from start to finish.

Who it's For

This course is great for those who are learning archery for recreational purposes or for hunting. We will cover how to score your shots and how to aim accurately for hitting bulls eye or that big buck.


-Recurve, compound, and crossbow instruction

-Equipment training

-Safe shooting


-Stance and positioning for a proper shot

-Kneeling, and standing shots

Bow Types:

-Training for Recurve, Crossbow, and Compound Bow

-How to select proper equipment for each of the bow types

This course was designed to relevant to a diverse group of archers. So whether you're just getting started or you need a brush up on your skills, this course is for you.

Who is the target audience?
  • Beginners
  • Recreational Archers
  • Archery for Hunting
  • Recurve Archers
  • Intermediates
  • Not for Advanced
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What Will I Learn?
Recurve, compound, and crossbow instruction
Equipment training
Safe shooting
Bow Maintenance
Stance and positioning for a proper shot
View Curriculum
  • Bow and arrows
  • Arm guard
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 21 Lectures Collapse All 21 Lectures 51:48
Getting Started
5 Lectures 10:17
5 Lectures 12:10


Common Mistakes

How to String a Bow

Bow Sizing
The Shot
8 Lectures 21:09

Six and Twelve O' Clock Scale

How to Have the Proper Stance

Nocking, Grip, and Anchor Point

Grouping and How to Shoot

Common Beginner Mistakes


Final Section
3 Lectures 08:12
History of Archery

Upside down string

Wrap-Up and Key Points
About the Instructor
3.6 Average rating
12 Reviews
89 Students
2 Courses
"Archery Instructor to the Stars"

Cressler is the master archery instructor who has assisted in the training of thousands including several celebrities including teaching to UCLA and at Whole Foods Corporate Headquarters. Archery Pro is one of the largest archery schools in the country and thousands of students enroll in the program every year. He grew up using both compound and recurve bows in the mountains of North Carolina. He is a master archer and enjoys archery for hunting and target practice.

3.6 Average rating
12 Reviews
75 Students
1 Course
Instructor at Archery Pro

Katrina is an instructor in Las Vegas for Archery Pro and has been teaching archery for several years.

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