Archery in SchoolsPhysical education teachers are invited to attend a FREE 8-hour Basic Archery Instructor (BAI) course. Teachers who successfully complete the BAI course may implement the Archery in the Schools Program.

The course content is designed to teach archery instruction techniques to both archery novices as well as experienced archers. The course content includes range set-up and safety, string bow training aids, the eleven steps to archery success, coaching techniques, equipment nomenclature, inspection, operation, maintenance and repair.

Workshops are open to interested teachers or other school employees at existing NASP certified schools or schools interested in becoming NASP certified. NASP must be taught during the school day.

Training Dates

In order to attend one of our NASP Teacher Certification trainings applicants need to complete our School application and be pre-approved to attend. Once you're application is approved we will be in contact with more information and instructions for the training. We can only accept the first 20 teachers for each, of the below trainings. Additional training dates will be announced in 2015.

Date Time Place
July 20, 2016 9:00 am until 4:00 pm Tega Cay Elementary School
Fort Mill, SC,
York County
August 13, 2016 9:00 am until 4:00 pm East Cooper Montessori Charter School
Mt Pleasant, SC
September 7, 2016 **This Class is FULL** 9:00 am until 4:00 pm Weeks Activities Center
Aiken, SC,
Aiken County
September 26, 2016 **This Class is FULL** 9:00 am until 4:00 pm La France Elementary School
Pendleton, SC,
Anderson County
October 18, 2016 9:00 am until 4:00 pm Lexington Middle School
702 North lake Drive, Lexington, SC 29207
Lexington County

Please bring a bag lunch and wear closed toed shoes for all of the training. If your school would like to host a training class please contact SSGT Scott Stephens at or 843-616-2151.

Training Information

Training Video for Lane Officials (YouTube)

Basic Archery Instructor Pocket Guide - (PDF).