Wicklow Squad

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In 2015 the Wicklow Squad was formed to encourage and develop high performance Archery. The aim is to bridge the gap between strong club level performance to National and International level. The squad meets on Monday evenings in St. Gerrard’s school for group physical training and once per month for intense technique focused training. In order […]




Beyond Beginning

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Finished your Entry to Archery Course? Where to go from here…. Join a Club To shoot in the club after your course you must join Archery Ireland, the national governing body for archery in Ireland. The association covers insurance and affiliation with FITA which is the world governing body in archery. Please see the Club […]




Getting Started in Archery

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Getting started in Archery with Wicklow Archers is an easy, fun and hopefully not too expensive process! Attending a Course The first thing to do is to attend a 6-week Entry to Archery course. We run these regularly and you can find more information here: Courses. The course is run on a Wednesday night in […]




The “6 Basic Steps”

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This is quick overview of the 6 basic steps of shooting an arrow, as covered in the Entry to Archery course. Stance: Put the tip of your toes against an imaginary straight line towards the centre of the target Put your feet on both sides of the shooting line Put your feet about shoulder’s width […]




Courses

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Entry to Archery Course Wicklow Archers archery club hold Entry to Archery courses every 7 weeks. These courses are held at Shoreline Leisure centre in Greystones on a Wednesday evening at 7.30pm sharp. The course runs for six weeks and covers all of the basic principles of archery. The course costs €90 for adults and […]