Print Version

Effective: Summer 2013
PHED 36ABEGINNING ARCHERY1 Unit(s)

Advisory: Advisory: This course is included in the Individual Sports family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in PHED 36.
Grade Type: Letter Grade, the student may select Pass/No Pass
Not Repeatable.
FHGE: Lifelong Learning Transferable: CSU/UC
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter)

Student Learning Outcomes -
  • Perform with increased proficiency the techniques for successful archery. (rubric - physical checklist)
  • Demonstrate and explain proper shooting technique and mental preparation. (rubric - cognitive)
Description -
Introduction to Olympic archery using the recurve bow. Includes building a good basic foundation for shooting using the recurve bow through the utilization and practice of various skill development techniques.

Course Objectives -
The student will be able to:
  1. identify the parts of the bow, tackle.
  2. know the rules of archery.
  3. know the etiquette of archery.
  4. demonstrate good shooting technique.
  5. demonstrate basic training/methodology techniques.
  6. Observe and analyze basic shooting technique.
  7. Appreciate and value the sport of archery as a component of lifelong
physical activity.

Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
Archery facility, portable targets, arrow back drop net, bows, arrows, tabs, arm guards and bow racks.

Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
  1. Nomenclature
    1. Bow
      1. Full recurve bow
        1. Upper/lower limb
        2. Riser
      a)Shelf
    2. Arrow rest
    3. Sight Window
    4. Sight
  2. String
    1. Serving
  • Nock set

  • Tackle
    1. Arrow
      1. Nock
      2. Vanes
      3. Shaft
      4. Target point

  • Finger tab

  • Forearm guard

  • Bow sling

  • Chest protector

  • Training (without bow)
    1. Shadow (no equipment)
      1. Position progression
        1. 1-5 count
      2. Stretch bands
        1. 1-4 count

    2. Training with bow
      1. Stance
      2. Bow grip
      3. Hook positioning (fingers on string)
      4. Setup position
      5. Drawing
      6. Anchor position
      7. Aiming
        1. Using a target sight
      8. Release
      9. Follow through

  • Exercises for specific skills
    1. Bow grip
    2. Hook
    3. Drawing
    4. Anchoring
      1. Back tension
    5. Aiming
    6. Release
    7. Follow through

  • Observation/Analysis
    1. Five points of observation
      1. Points of the compass
        1. North
        2. South
        3. East
        4. West
        5. Under drawing arm
          1. Observe anchoring point on jaw.

    Methods of Evaluation -
    1. Physical skills and techniques will be assessed by direct instructor
    observation and peer interaction activities.
  • Written and/or final examination will test knowledge of:
  • 1. Terminology of archery
    2. Techniques of proper shooting
    a. Student demonstration
    b. Explanation
    3. Selection of proper equipment
    Representative Text(s) -
    TOTAL ARCHERY
    Kisik Lee & Robert de Bondt (2009)

    ISBN 9-87-89-963014-0-093690

    Resource book (optional)

    Disciplines -
    Physical Education
     
    Method of Instruction -
    Lecture, Discussion, interactive learning exercises, Demonstration


     
    Lab Content -
    1. Nomenclature
    1.Bow/Tackle
  • Training (without bow)

  • Training with bow

  • Exercises for specific skills

  • Observation/Analysis

  •  
    Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -
    Optional reading/writing assignments as determined by the instructor