Let’s Explore Archery Program (LEAP)

"Let's Explore Archery Program "(LEAP)

Check back for more details at the end of March 2022.  Potential for program release either beginning of April or beginning of May (TBD)

  • LEAP is a social archery learning group onlyOfficially started on April  1, 2022.
    • The program members will focus on learning the most basic principles of archery form and range safety. 
    • The program will focus on techniques used by the USA Archery (USAA) National Explore Archery Program.  Which include, but are not limited to the use of drills and games for learning.

  • LEAP is solely a non-competitive group program
    • if student is specifically interested in competitive opportunities or options please seeOther goals of this group include, but not limited to section below


General Program Details & Rates

Program registration is by emailed invite only. Confirmed registration and payment is required prior to first time session attendance.
Walk-ins are not permitted.  This is not a pay-per-session group.


Primary Program Coach: Head Range Coach Paul
Substitute Coach: Head JOAD Coach Lani (if Coach Paul is unavailable)
* Coach Lani will also attend the Session #4 or individual Open Shooting testing when in town


Program Age Requirement:  10 – 17 ONLY
(an 18 year old may be included if they were 17 at the beginning of their current month in the group, but will need to transition out of the group after they are approved as safe for Open Shooting participation)


# of Program Sessions Each Month: 4
(Please check the “Upcoming Program Schedule & Space Availability” section below for specific dates in the upcoming program month)


PROGRAM RATE:  $180 / Month – Paid in full at the beginning of each month of participation = $45/session (a 50% discount on normal individual per session rate) 
(charter school funds are not acceptable for this program)

  • New Program Students Only
    • Parent(s)/Guardian(s) submit program registration form prior to first session of participation + payment for month
  • New &  Recurring Students:
    • Parent(s)/Guardian(s) submit program registration form prior to first session of participation + payment for month
    • All contracts begin at the beginning of a calendar month and conclude at the end of the calendar month  (1st – last date)
    • No starting partway through an already started program calendar  month
  • No Pro-Rating or credit roll-overs for missed sessions since a coach is onsite every session ready to go with equipment and lesson plan.

Maximum space available each month: 9 spots (previous month’s program members will have to advise of reinterest in the upcoming month to keep spot, due to high demand for program)


Shooting Distance(s):

  • For safety & learning purposes, for at least the first 3 sessions of each  program month, all program members will shoot from the 9 meter / 10 yard line during their weekly group (not the 18 meter / 20 yard line usually shot for Open Shooting)
  • Based on the groups overall safety by the conclusion of week #3 session of each month, at the sole discretion of the program’s coaches:

Program registration is by emailed invite only AFTER all of the following requirements are met by the student:

  1. The interested student has had at least one private lesson by an authorized South Bay Archery Lessons range coach
  2. The interested student has proved able to shoot safely at 9 Meters / 10 Yards by an authorized South Bay Archery Lessons range coach
  3. The interested student has been approved as able to shoot safely along side others in a group setting by an authorized South Bay Archery Lessons range coach

 

Program registration is by emailed invite only. Confirmed registration and payment is required prior to first time session attendance.
Walk-ins are not permitted.  This is not a pay-per-session group.

Official Program Launch Month: April 2022
Open Shooting testing and approvals for members in this program, will be held each month during or after “Month’s Session #4”

Program Sessions Start @ 7:00 PM
Program Sessions End @ 8:15 PM

Program Month / Year
Month’s
Session #1
Month’s
Session #2
Month’s
Session #3
Month’s
Session #4
Filled
Remaining
April 2022Friday 04/01
Friday 04/08Friday 04/15Friday 04/2290

Program registration is by emailed invite only. Confirmed registration and payment is required prior to first time session attendance.
Walk-ins are not permitted.  This is not a pay-per-session group.

Open Shooting (OS):

  • Members of this LEAP are often working towards being considered safe enough to be approved to come to Open Shooting on their own, outside of private or group lessons.
    • Open Shooting is @ 18 M only and the archer able to safely/consistently shoot only in their lane
    • Approved archers are allowed to rent lane + equipment as needed at $30/time, just a lane at $20/time (with their own equipment), or purchase one of the monthly, quarterly, semi-annual or annual passes

 

California Indoor Archers (aka “the CIA”):

  • Potential consideration for the competitive “California Indoor Archers” club JOAD waitlist. 
    • This will only be done, if written advisement is given to Head Range Coach Paul and Head JOAD Coach Lani that is the primary goal via contact@southbayarcherylessons.com (no other means acceptable).
    • Final invitation or acceptance to the competitive “California Indoor Archers” club JOAD waitlist or club membership is NOT guaranteed and is at the sole discretion of both Head Range Coach Paul or Head JOAD Coach Lani after full internal range review, testing and written quiz on information learned during the month long session, to be fulfilled per normal protocols. 

 

Members of LEAP will not be permitted to participate in tournaments/events as “representing” either the California Indoor Archers (aka “the CIA”) or South Bay Archery Lessons unless a special situation is arranged/approved by Head Range Coach Paul or Head JOAD Coach Lani prior to the tournament or event in coordinated agreement with the student and their parent(s)/guardian(s)