Elite Squad

Elite Squad

The County would like to invite applications for inclusion in the counties development programme for Olympic recurve and compound bows.

Places are limited to a maximum of 12 archers therefore applicants must have achieved a minimum of bowman in the 2017 season and must commit to attend all of the 3 half day sessions.

If more than 12 archers apply places will be allocated using the archers best 3 scores from the 2017 season using the handicap tables.

Applications must be received before the end of August 2017 including the archers 3 best outdoor scores for 2017. Please send the application to Ian Norwood at DNAACoaching@gmail.com

If the archer has a personal coach you are encouraged to invite them to the sessions.


Session 1 Saturday afternoon 25th November 2017 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

  • Goal setting, diaries, provisional technique assessment, video and stills of individual archers.

Session 2 Saturday afternoon 20th January 2018 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

  • Coaching, shot routine and bow training.

Session 3 Saturday afternoon 3rd March 2018 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

  • Outdoor season preparation and coaching, video of individual archers.

Ray Gray Centre
Stotts Road
Newcastle upon Tyne