Introduction to Archery Workshop

Sign up nowThis 3-hour workshop will immerse you in the fundamentals of archery technique, terminology, history, and theory and prepare you for the first level of our ongoing archery program. Students will learn:

  • The history of archery
  • The evolution of the bow
  • Implementation of good body mechanics
  • How to develop solid muscle memory to master the art
  • Proper stance, draw, and release technique
  • The Y-grip

Students will start first with theory and then receive hands-on instruction and coaching in our indoor range.

Cost: $99 + GST.

Recurve Fundamentals 4 Week Course

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In this 4-class course you will learn the fundamentals of shooting the modern recurve bow.
Each week will focus on a different era of history and aspect of shooting to provide you with a fuller breadth and depth of this art. We’ll look at:

  • Prehistory of bows and different shapes used
  • Ancient and medieval history: from Egypt to Agincourt
  • Victorian England to the present

Practical topics will include range safety and etiquette, shooting, and care of the modern takedown recurve bow to build precision and consistency in the archer.

This course is ideal for students with little to no experience with archery.

Cost: $199 + GST

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Private Instruction

We offer private archery lessons for groups of up to six people on Sundays. The rate for private instruction starts at $200 per hour plus applicable taxes. To book a private archery lesson, please contact Academie Duello’s front desk either by e-mail at or by phone during business hours at 604-568-9907.