At Feathers and Fletchings we are committed to providing a safe and enjoyable archery experience whether you are seeking a one off group "taster" session, a full course of lessons, corporate event or educational activity.
Our National Governing Body qualified coaches and instructors are all experienced archers, who not only have a passion for the sport but have the ability to deliver high quality archery coaching in a fun and accessible format.
We ensure that our coaches can cater for archers of all levels of proficiency, from the person or group that wishes to shoot purely for fun to those who want to attain the highest levels that the sport can offer.
All our staff hold National Governing Body coaching qualifications, are CRB checked and fully insured. As active, experienced archers with close links to the local archery community they are able to keep abreast of the latest developments in coaching techniques and practices.
Head Coach is Andrew Hood, whose vision it is to promote the sport, in all its forms, and to provide high quality coaching to beginners, intermediate and experienced archers across the UK.
A GNAS County Coach he has experience of working with archers of all levels, from novices up to GB Junior and Paralympic Squad members.
Andy has recently returned from the U.S. Olympic Training Centre in Chula Vista, California where he was awarded Level IV Performance Coach status. Having been personally trained by US Head Coach KiSik Lee in the U.S. National Training System (N.T.S./B.E.S.T. method of shooting) he is one of only a handful of coaches outside the US trained and qualified at this level.