Beginners course

Our next set of beginners course will now start on 29 February 2020. The course is over 5 weeks at a total cost of £25. To register your interest please contact us.

Becoming a member

If you have done an introductory course at any recognised Archery GB club you can become a member of the club for an annual membership fee. Further details can be found here.

Members update:

Archery GB Mentors and Ambassadors

Maryam Manjothi is one of 25 Ambassadors and Mohamed Patel one of eight Mentors signed up to the Archery GB Ambassador and Mentor Programme. Both are part of a new team to share passion and enthusiasm for archery and are looking forward to helping raise the profile of the sport and to help increase and grow participation within the club and wider afield.

County records

Abdullah Zaman set a new County Record for Barebow at the LRCAA Junior Shoot at Bowmen of Glen on 4th May 2015. He shot 452 on the Short Junior National Round. Well done to Abdullah.

Yusuf Ali currently holds a number of County records. Check them all out on the LRCAA website under the Junior Gents U14 Recurve category.

Achievements

Yusuf Ali (13) becomes our most successful archer.  Having started shooting at the age of six, he has successfully progressed to win local, regional and national tournaments. Just in 2019 alone he has achieved Junior Master Bowman and shot for England to win in Indoor Home Nations Competition.

 

He has been selected to shoot for:

Ø  Regional (East Midlands) EMAS squad

Ø  England at National Home Nations tournament

Ø    Recently he has gained sponsorship by Merlin Archery as a Merlin Ambassador.

Of the many achievements he is currently:

Ø  Leicestershire & Rutland Outdoor Junior Gents Champion

Ø  EMAS Junior Inter-Counties Highest Scoring Recurve Gent

Ø  EMAS Regional Indoor Champion

Ø  National Indoor Champion

He is currently on the Archery GB National Age Group Academy. One to surely watch out for the Olympics!

Partnership with Local Councils and organisations

The club has also ran sessions in conjunction with local councils and other organisations. Some notable ones:

Leicester City Council as part of Parks Active 2014: July - August 2014 (7 weeks) – Spinney Hill Park 31 July 2014 – Rushey Fields Recreation 1 August 2014 – Cossington Recreation Ground 

Leicester City Council as part of Parks Active 2013: 20 July 2013 – Spinney Hill Park 27 July 2013 – Evington Park 28 July 2013 – Rushey Fields Recreation 25 August 2012 - Archery Big Weekend in conjunction with Archery GB. 

Leicester City Council: 17 July 2012 – Knighton Park 18 July 2012 – Evington Park 23 July 2012 – Spinney Hill Park

Leicester Outdoor Pursuit Centre on 19 May 2012 during the activity weekend. If you are looking at getting involved in other outdoor activities, please visit the Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre.

Oadby & Wigston Council '100 days to go to the Olympics' event on 22 April 2012 Short Junior National Past Events