Annual Clubs’ Calendar meeting – Wednesday 11th August 2022Advance notification is given for the club secretaries and TO’s meeting to draft the 2023 shooting calendar. ANI hopes to be able to hold a joint face-to-face/virtual meeting this year. Details will be issued nearer the time but please reserve the date and start to prepare your own club’s 2023 shoot dates to bring to the discussion.
All British Field Champs – next weekend at Pentref, WalesThere are only four archers from N. Ireland shooting at this year’s ABO next weekend. Archery NI wishes good luck to those four archers and hopes they shoot well and enjoy the competition. Unfortunately this entry is insufficient for a N.I. Home Nations team so ANI we will not be entering a team this year.
New candidates for Judge training requiredThe Judges Committee has identified a need for new candidates to go through judge training to boost the supply of judges required to support all local shoots. If interested, send your details to email@example.com . If clubs would like further information about judge training two senior judges are available to visit and talk through the details with your members.
Coaching courses and Working GroupArchery NI are seeking expressions of interest from members wishing to attend Session (Level 1) and Development (Level 2) coaching courses. If interested, please contact Michael Ferguson at Michael.Ferguson@archeryni.org.uk providing your AGB number, club, date of any previous qualifications, course you wish to attend and contact details (email and phone). Once we have enough interest to run the courses, candidates will be provided with course details and costs. Some elements of both courses will need to be completed online. The provisional dates and course content for both Session Coach and Development Coach are:- Session Coach course: 14th/21st July starting your coaching journey. Empowering Archery same dates as dev coach (see below*) allowing if session coaches want to do the full module or just the two sessions required for session coach. 25th Aug/ 1st September introduction to Technique. 12th/19th September Creating Empowering Sessions. 22nd October using your Coaching Skills. 19th November Supported Practice and Coach Presentation. 20th November successful candidates invited to attend as coaches to the NTDP. Development Coach course: 4 July Introduction to course. 11/18 Developing Archer in Front of You (2 x 2 hours delivered online). 25 July 1/8/15 August* Empowering Archery (4 x 2 hours online). 27/28 July Coaching Technique 2 days in person training. 17 Sept Recurve/Compound Equipment Day. 1 Oct Supported Practice and Coach Presentation Day. Coach Mentors required - coaches of grade Level 2 or above are required to act as mentors for the candidate coaches. It would be expected that these coaches will have experience of working to the AGB technical model. If you can help, please contact Michael Ferguson. Coaching Working Group Archery NI would like to invite any interested coaches to join a Coaching Working Group. The purpose of the group will be to review coach development, coaching courses, licence renewal, coaching sessions and coaching strategy etc. If interested in joining this working group please contact Michael Ferguson, ANI Coaching Director on Michael.Ferguson@archeryni.org.uk.
Good morning all archers!!! The Tournaments page has now been updated with the 2022 dates for competitions to help you plan your year. However, please do keep in mind that the pandemic is still ongoing and everything is subject to changes so just keep that in mind while you plan your next years archery competitions. Hope everyone is keeping safe and well and hope yo see you all on the line soon!!!
Hi everyone, as slowly but surely, our lives trickle back into something of normality, there are a few competitons available for us archers, even if there are restrictions. 2nd October MCoA is holding their Portsmouth, entry for can be found on the Tournaments page and their Facebook page. The afternoon session is however fully booked, only a few spaces left in the morning session! Enter now and ease yourself back into archery with a lovely Portsmouth!
Big Reopening Competition Saturday 8th May 2021 @ 9.00 am - Lisburn City Archery Club is association with the Northern Ireland Performance Academy are hosting a Northern Ireland Record Status WA720 with H2H for competitive archers at Lisnagarvey High School Lisburn.Click Here to see the full list