Level 1 Coach Course

The Level 1 Coach Course is required for all OAS Coaches.  This class teaches you the basics of Olympic-style archery and prepares you to teach a safe and fun beginning archery class/program.  The online part takes approximately 2 hours and must be completed before attending the course.  A study guide has also been provided that must be finished and turned in at the beginning of your class.  The course is approximately 6 hours of hands-on practice and shooting.  Available sessions can be seen in our calendar.  Please register for your course at least 2 weeks in advance to ensure your spot.

 1)  Register for a course.  Available sessions can be found in the calendar on the right.  Please contact the course instructor at least 2 weeks in advance to reserve your spot.

2)  Print and complete the Level 1 Study Guide (mandatory) – must be turned in at the beginning of your class

3)  Complete Level 1 Online Course:

1.0 _Welcome (4:07)
2.0_OAS Program (3:37)
3.0_Range Setup (5:42)
  4.0_Basic Equipment (25:18)
5.0_Safety (10:27)
  6.0_Basic Shooting Technique (21:30)
  7.0_Basic Coaching (13:55)
  8.0_Competition Basics (13:36)
9.0_Archery League (in development)
10.0_OAS Curriculum (in development)


4)  Attend your scheduled Level 1 Coach Course.

5)  Upon completion of the course you will receive your OAS and USAA Level 1 Coach Certification which is valid for 3 years.  Additional Coach Insurance Benefits can be received by joining USA Archery.  Check here for Membership Benefits and How To Join.  Your Coach Certification can be renewed by re-attending a Level 1 Coach Course, taking the Level 2 Coach Course, or attending an OAS Coach & Student Workshop.


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