Beginner Archery Courses

We run regular five week beginner archery courses throughout the year on Monday and Friday evenings and Sunday afternoons. These courses are run during our regular club sessions at our great indoor venue in Archway North London.

About Your Course:

The courses are taught in small groups with a maximum of 6 people being taught, so that everyone gets plenty of one to one coaching as well as part of the group. The courses are designed for beginners, but are also suitable for those looking to come back to the sport after a period out. The Monday and Friday evening Courses start at either 6:15pm or 7:45pm, and the Sunday afternoon Courses start at 1:15pm, 2:45pm or 4:15pm. The sessions run for approx 60 minutes each week over five consecutive weeks.

The five week beginner archery courses cost £125 per person for 5 hours of tuition.

  • Monday 5 week Beginners Archery Course

    Monday 5 Week Beginners Archery Course

    £125.00 Select options
  • Friday 5 Week Beginners Archery Course

    Friday 5 Week Beginners Archery Course

    £125.00 Select options
  • Sunday 5 Week Beginners Archery Course

    Sunday 5 Week Beginners Archery Course

    £125.00 Select options

The Course covers:

The two main styles of recurve archery: Barebow and Olympic-style sighted. Over the five week course you will also learn about safety, archery etiquette, basic equipment knowledge, scoring, and shooting at the full indoor distance of 20 yards.

On completion of this course we hope that you will continue to shoot with us on Monday and Friday evenings, or Sunday afternoons. Although having done this course, you will also be eligible to join any other Archery club in the UK (Subject to their terms & conditions).

Please note:

These courses are aimed at adults, although we can accomodate children aged 14 years upwards. Anyone under the age of 18 will require a parent of guardian to also book on to the course and shoot alongside them. For younger children aged 8 years old upwards, please take a look at our Children & Family Archery Club.

The price of the course includes all equipment, insurance, coaching, venue and at least 5 hours of tuition.

Places are limited on these courses and tend to fill up fast, so to avoid disappointment early booking via our website is recommended.

All our Courses & Have a Go Lessons are also available to purchase as a gift voucher. So why not get your friend or loved one something different!

Our Main Indoor Venue

Caxton House
129 St John’s Way
N19 3RQ

Our main indoor venue is about 5 minutes walk from Archway tube station, and approximately 12 mins walk from Crouch Hill overground station. Buses 41, and 210 also run along St Johns Way.

Public Transport

Tube: Archway (Northern Line)
Overground: Crouch Hill
Buses to the area: 4, 17, 41, 43, 134, 143, 210, 263, 271, 390, C11, W5

Archery Lessons

You can also book an archery lesson for you or your family, group of friends, or work colleagues.

We also offer:

One to One Archery Lessons – 75 minutes from £120
Archery Lesson for 2 People – 75 minutes from £140

Our Have a Go Archery Lessons can be purchased as a gift voucher. Our Beginner Courses and Private Lessons are also available to purchase as a gift voucher by emailing us direct.

For more info:
Tel: 07961870170

Terms & Conditions/Cancellations:

Please note we require 14 days notice to amend a booking for a course at this venue, and while every effort will be made to accommodate you this cannot be guaranteed. All payments are non-refundable in the event of a cancellation or no show with less than 14 days notice. Any amendments or cancellation with more than 14 days notice will incur a 20% charge on the full cost of the booking. We reserve the right to cancel a session or course at any time, if this occurs for any reason we will of course notify you by email and offer a refund, transfer to another date, or credit voucher at our discretion, no other costs will be considered. Unfortunately our costs for venue hire and coaches are the same whether you turn up or not.

Book a Have a Go Archery Lesson

We run regular Have a Go Archery Lessons throughout the year on Monday and Friday evenings and also Saturday and Sunday mornings and afternoons.

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Buy an Archery Gift Voucher

Treat a loved one to an Archery Gift Voucher

Our Coaches

Lee Pittis Archery Coach

Leander Pittis

Founded Experience Archery in 2009 as there was a shortage of year round indoor shooting opportunities for children and adults in London. He is an Archery GB level 2 Coach and also a NCF Crossbow instructor. He has been coaching for over 10 years and shooting Olympic recurve for nearly 14 years. Leander has won numerous local and county competitions including Middlesex and Bedfordshire indoor championships. He started his archery journey while working as an actor and has used his shooting skills in various films, adverts and promotional events. Leander coaches more than shoots these days and enjoys teaching beginners as well as working with more experienced archers.

Austin O’Connor

Is an Archery GB level 1 Coach and NCF Crossbow instructor. Austin has shot many different bow styles over the last 10 years including Olympic recurve, compound, traditional and also crossbows. Nowadays he mainly shoots his traditional bow from time to time, but mostly enjoys sharing his knowledge running beginner courses, have a go’s, our kids club and various archery parties and events with Experience Archery.

Kevin Wong Experience Archery Coach

Kevin Wong

Is an Archery GB level 1 Coach who has been shooting Olympic recurve for over 7 years. He taught himself bow tuning and various shooting techniques. He has been successful in local competitions and also represented Middlesex in inter-county team competitions. As well as coaching at Experience Archery he also works at an Archery Shop and is a member of another local archery club where he coaches regularly and runs their kids club too. Kevin is very proud to have won their club championships twice. He is always happy to help other archers and hopes to pass on the skills and knowledge he’s learnt to help you succeed in your shooting journey too.

Elitsa Gateva

Is an Archery GB level 2 coach who started her archery journey in Bulgaria over 17 years ago. She competed regularly as a junior, winning many individual and team awards shooting recurve. She also later took up shooting compound and trained at the National Sports Academy in her home country, graduating with a degree in Archery coaching, PE and sports management. During her time studying she regularly coached at her local club and since moving to the UK has been coaching with Experience Archery. She looks forward to passing on her expertise and experience to beginners.

Caxton House

Caxton House

129 St John’s Way
N19 3RQ

Our Main Venue

  • Our venue is about 5 mins walk from Archway tube station
  • Nearest Tube Station: Archway
  • Buses 41 and 210 run along St Johns Way
Caxton House, 129 St John’s Way
London, N19 3RQ
For more info
Call us on 07961 870 170