Straight Shot: Archery Course For Beginners

An online archery lesson which teaches beginners who to use, maintain, and shoot their bows.
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  • Lectures 21
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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About This Course

Published 9/2014 English

Course Description

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.

What are the requirements?

  • Bow and arrows
  • Arm guard

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Recurve, compound, and crossbow instruction
  • Equipment training
  • Safe shooting
  • Bow Maintenance
  • Stance and positioning for a proper shot

Who is the target audience?

  • Beginners
  • Recreational Archers
  • Archery for Hunting
  • Recurve Archers
  • Intermediates
  • Not for Advanced

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Getting Started
Intro to Archery
Eye Dominance
Bow Types
Section 1 Quiz
3 questions
Section 2: Equipment
How to Tell if Your String is Upside Down?
Common Mistakes
How to String a Bow
Bow Sizing
Section 3: The Shot
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
Section 4: Final Section
History of Archery
Upside down string
Wrap-Up and Key Points

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Instructor Biography

Cressler McArthur, "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.

Instructor Biography

Archery Instructor Katrina Wilson, 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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