OGMORE VALLEY ARCHERS

The Friendly Archery Club


Bridgend Community Archery Club.
Welcoming Archers of all abilities.

Archery GB ontarget Club of the Year nominee.

WHO WE ARE Beginners

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ABOUT THE CLUB


We are a community Archery Club based Brackla, Bridgend.

We welcome new members every month, whether you are a complete novice wanting to learn or a seasoned archer looking for a community of like-minded sports people.

We shoot regularly indoors and out.

If you are new to the sport come along and have a go, we will take you through basic training and all aspects of safety, make use of our club equipment and get started!

MEMBERSHIP FORMS

Please download and complete one form per member.
Complete all the green coloured areas.

[Word Document Membership Form]

[PDF Membership Form]

You can either print the PDF and bring the completed copy to club
or fill out the Word Document version and email back to us using:
members@OgmoreValleyArchers.com

Please ensure your email address is correct on the form.


FAQ

WHEN & WHERE

       * NEW STARTERS : First Sunday of the Month

       * See Availability [Click Here]

       * How to Find us [Click Here]

       * No need to book for your first session


SESSION COST

       * Sessions are £5 per person


CHILDREN

       * Ages 8+

       * Children 13 and under must be accompanied


EQUIPMENT

       * All equipment provided

       * Own equipment can be used after inspection


MEMBERSHIP

       * Two have-a-go sessions before membership is required

       * Renew every October 1st

       * Includes Archery GB, GAA & WAA


FACILITIES

       * Indoor and outdoor

       * Disabled accessible


COURSES

       * Beginners Courses to help new starters improve [Click Here]

       * Intermediary Course begins this Summer [Click Here]

EVENT CALENDAR

 New Starters  welcome to join us on the first Sunday of the month.. unless an  Event  is taking place and moves to the next available Sunday.

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KEY

  • New Starters Session
  • Brackla Sports Hall 2-4pm
  • Regular Club Meet
  • Club members sessions
  • Event / Show
  • Events outside our regular sessions

Why Do A Beginners Course?

In 2022 Ogmore Valley Archers are taking on new starters and restarting their Beginners Course.

We get you up and running as an archer with our introductory sessions but in order to give you the full benefit of our (Archery GB) trained instructors we offer a full instructed course to improve your understanding and abilities.

We give you dedicated time and a solid foundation, teaching you how to grow from a beginner to an intermediate archer.

WHAT YOU GET

  • Archery GB accredited instructors
  • Course book
  • String Beeswax
  • Recognised 'Beginners Course' Certificate
  • Hours of time with our time served instructors

WHAT THE COURSE COVERS:

  • Rules and etiquette of Archery
  • Form, common mistakes and improving your skills
  • Range Setup indoor and out
  • Scoring (traditional and competition)
  • Equipment setup, use and care
  • Sighted shooting
  • Competitive Games
  • and more..


Intermediary Course Starting Summer 2022

Whether you are a recent adopter or someone brushing off the rust our Intermediary Course is coming to help you get the up-to-date advice and techniques to turn those reds into golds.

WHAT YOU GET:

  • Fully tutored course
  • Intermediary Course book
  • Self-built Arrow
  • Course Certificate
  • Archery GB accredited instructors
  • and more...

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The people who help make the club a great place to be and learn every week.


Chairman & Instructor

Chairman & Instructor

Mark Nash
Appointed Chairman in 2019, Mark has been with the club for over 5 years shooting recurve and compound. As an Archery GB accredited trainer he regularly instructs beginners and intermediates at the club.

Vice Chairman & Instructor

Vice Chairman & Instructor

Alison
Integral to the club and its longest standing member. As the Vice Chair and can always be relied on for her passion in developing the club and its archers. She is an Archery GB accredited trainer.

Equipment Officer & Instructor

Treasurer & Instructor

Katy
Appointed to Treasurer in 2021, the club could not run without her dedication and organisation that keeps everything on track. She is also an Archery GB accredited trainer.


Our instructors are Archery GB accredited, first aider and working with young and vulnerable people trained.

There are over a dozen people who make the club a success and help run the shoots every week. When it comes to events they wouldn't be the success they are without the club members, their passion and dedication to the growth and good name of the club.

  • Treasurer : Katy
  • Secretary : Kim
  • Protection Officer : Ben
  • Senior Line Captains : Jason & Richard
  • Instructors : Katy, Alison, Carl, Mark & Ben

OVA BOOKING SYSTEM

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FRIENDS & LINKS


CONTACT THE CLUB


Please use this contact form or visit our facebook page.
We'll get back to you as soon as possible.





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HOW TO FIND US


BRACKLA SPORTS CENTRE.

Whitethorn Dr, Bridgend. CF31 2DN

(Attached to Archbishop McGrath RC Comprehensive School)

FIRST SUNDAY of the MONTH : 2pm-4pm

Top car park, enter reception via black gates, main sports hall.


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