The Virtual Level 4-NTS Coach Certification Course is an intense course focusing on the intricacies and details of the National Training System for Compound and Recurve with additional sessions on Coaching, Biomechanics, and Sports Science. Level 4-NTS certification is awarded to those participants who fully complete the course work, successfully pass the written and practical exam. The practical exam consists of demonstrating and explaining the steps of the National Training System (NTS), describing coaching methods and a coaching strategy for example archers.
The Level 4-NTS course will be held over a 6-7 week period through Zoom and our online USA Archery Education Hub. The course will be consists of:
Live sessions will feature lecture, Q&A, breakout sessions, and practical exercises. We will try to maintain a 1:5 coach trainer to student ratio for the course for breakout session. Coach Trainers helping with the course will also have an additional 1-2 hours available each week for “office hours”.
Prior to each session, students will need to complete pre-session assignments and post session homework assignments. All students will need access to a computer with a video and microphone either integrated into the computer or connected.
Tentatively, live sessions will start at 4pm ET/3pm CT/2pm MT/1pm PT in most instances. Breakout sessions will start at 4pm ET, 5pm ET, 6pm ET, 7pm ET, 8pm ET, 9pm ET or 10pm ET.
Dates to BE CONFIRMED
Tentatively, live sessions will take place on the following days and cover the following information:
*Note: These days may change.
The practical examination will consists of demonstrating, explaining and teaching the details of each step of the National Training System to a Coach Trainer and the Head National Coach. During this time, coaches are expected to clearly recall, explain, and demonstrate each step of the shot process. On average the entire practical process should take approximately 30 minutes per person.
Level 4-NTS certification is awarded to those participants who fully complete the course work, successfully pass the written and practical exams. The practical exam consists of demonstrating the National Training System (NTS) using a stretch-band or light weight bow.
For questions on the course, contact: Guy Krueger at [email protected]
Space is limited
• Any cancellations 71 days or more before the beginning of the camp will result in a 15% cancellation fee. Any cancellations made with in 70 days of the camp will result in a 75% cancellation fee.
U.S. participants = registration fees $650.00.
All International guests - $1100.00