Recurve Archery 101 For Beginners - A Complete Introduction

If you're a novice, beginner or just need extra guidance, this online course is perfect to help you learn the basics of recurve olympic archery. You'll learn about range safety, recurve equipment, good technique and training practices. It's a full overview of everything you need to know as a beginner or novice archer.
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 Did you know?  99.7% of course students are happy. With only 0.3% using the money-back guarantee.
"the presentation style is clear, and to the point….useful experience conveyed in an engaging, concise and direct way...the advice is clear and helpful, with the huge bonus of being able to revisit segments over and over"
"I have both courses. They are truly master classes. I took my indoor round from 260's to 280's. The value is incredible, for the price of a cheap set of limbs or arrows you can own the courses for life"
- Ryan mustardo
"I never expected the deepness of this course and the details which are important during the shot sequence. The course is a great inspiration and you did a great job with this"
- Stephan delarue
I bought Ashe's Beginner and Advanced courses a while back, and they have been awesome. I've been improving since, and often rewatch parts as a refresh before a session when I'm focussing on a particular form element. No hesitation in recommending the courses.


This video is taken from Section 5, Lesson 1: "RAISING AND ROTATING"
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You should take this archery beginner's course if...

  • You've never done archery before and want to learn the right way.
  • You can't find local beginner's classes/lessons.
  • You're thinking about joining a beginner's course at a club and want to get a head start.
  • You're a beginner and want expert guidance between lessons to progress faster.
  • Technique wasn't covered properly in your beginner's course.
  • You can't get good coaching at your club or range.
  • You've been doing archery for a while but are still unsure about what technique you should be doing.
  • You want to improve your archery more before taking our Advanced Technique Course.

You should NOT take this archery beginner's course if...

  • You just want to throw a few arrows at a target and don't care about learning the right technique.
  • You're a club, intermediate or experienced archer and know what basic technique is already. You should join my Advanced Technique Course instead.

Frequently asked questions

What's the difference between these courses and the Online Archery Academy YouTube channel? Can't I learn all this on YouTube?

Youtube is a fantastic resource for learning archery and I hope I’ve also added to this with my YouTube videos. For my online courses I’m able to go into much more detail than on YouTube, and the courses follow a step-by-step approach with each lesson, so I can guide you through each stage of learning and explain everything fully. The YouTube content I’ve made should serve as good stand-alone tutorials on specific topics, but I made the courses for those archers who want to take their shooting more seriously and progress faster, whilst being guided in a similar way to in-person coaching.
I’d say the YouTube videos are a great starting point, and if you haven’t gone through them yet I’d recommend exploring them first. But if you want more guidance and faster progress then the courses are for you. If you do decide to join the courses you’re also protected by my 100-day money back guarantee (no questions asked), so if you’re not satisfied you can get a full refund.

Can I get a refund if I'm not happy with the course?

Absolutely - there's a 100 day money-back period. No questions asked.

Are my card details safe?

Yes. This website and all payments are hosted by a leading international e-learning company that specialises in online courses. They use guaranteed security using one of the most advanced encrypted payment systems on the market. Any card and personal information is processed and encrypted securely using industry-leading fraud prevention tools.

Is the course delivered online only or by DVD? Can I download the course videos?

All the courses are delivered fully online, so you don't have to wait for any DVD's to arrive and can get started learning right away. This also means you can learn on any of your devices, whether you use a phone, laptop, tablet...etc. Super handy for rewatching sections of the course whilst you're at the range. The videos aren't able to be downloaded but you can access them from any location or device with an internet connection.

Can you help me decide if I should take a course?

Deciding to take one of the courses is ultimately down to you. But if you want to get a feel for how I teach, I'd suggest looking at some of my free content first on YouTube and on the Online Archery Academy website.

I have slow internet, will the courses work?

I've had many archers ask if the courses will work as they were concerned about their internet speed, and so far all of them have watched the courses with no problems. The vast majority of archers, even those with slower connections, will be able to watch the videos smoothly. But if you can't watch the videos then I'll be more than happy to offer a full refund.

How can I be sure what you teach is accurate and trustworthy?

The information that I've developed and teach has come from an extensive background in world-class archery. I've competed for the British team at over 40 international competitions, and I've helped more than 50,000 archers around the world improve their archery through my Online Archery Academy website and YouTube channels.
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