COURSES FOR LICENSED ARCHERS

The World Archery Excellence Centre is a development hub for archery worldwide and a sports centre for the community and organisations in Switzerland, offering courses for both the elite and beginner archer.

TRAINING CAMPS

Organised training camps will be hosted several times each year. Recurve or Compound, these specialised camps will be delivered by experts in that field. Here you will learn tips on shooting, equipment tuning, mental aspects, competition preparation and more. Our target audience includes licensed archers from club to regional to international levels.

The World Archery Excellence Centre (WAEC) is proposing various training camps during the year.

Compound Training camp

  • Dates: postponed (2021 - date to be determined)
  • Time: from 9 to 18
  • Experts: Fred VAN ZUTPHEN (NED) and Peter ELZINGA (NED)
  • Language: English (with interpretation in French and German)
  • More information coming soon

Recurve Training camps

High Level Archery Training Camp

Experts: Kyeong Su JEOUNG (KOR) & Juan Carlos HOLGADO (ESP/SUI)

  • Dates: To be Confirmed
  • Language: English, Korean and Spanish available
  • More information coming soon

Workshop for archers - Kim Hyung Tak

Expert: KIM Hyung Tak (KOR)

  • Dates: postponed (2021 - date to be determined)
  • Language: English and Korean available
  • Registration closed

Instinctive Training camp

  • Dates: Postponed (TBC)
  • Time: from 9 to 18
  • Experts: Robin GARDEUR (FRA) Longbow & Steve ADET (FRA) Bowhunter
  • Language: French
  • More information coming soon
  • Registration opening in July 2020

 

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Privacy Policy

By registering, you accept the privacy policy of World Archery.

 

Payment terms

The registration fee is due 30 days before the start of the training camp, unless otherwise told.
Payment by bank transfer only to confirm the registration.

 

Picture rights

By registering to this event, you recognise that the World Archery Excellence Centre can be taking footage of the event such as pictures and videos, and accept that this footage can be published and/or used for promotion purposes on the World Archery Excellence Centre’s website and social media. If you do not wish to appear on this footage, please inform the World Archery Excellence Centre in writing at least one week before the event.

PERSONAL TRAINING

Personal training is the best way to improve on specific skills and gain understanding of the different aspects of Archery. Areas covered include: form, planning for the season, equipment, tuning, physical training and mental training.

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ARCHERS & COACHES WORKSHOPS

Coaching workshops are specific workshops targeted at one module (Compound, recurve, field, mental aspects, physical aspects, etc.) delivered by key expert coaches for any level of coaching.

Provides certificate of participation.

Workshop for recurve coaches

  • Date: postponed (2021 - date to be determined)
  • Expert: KIM Hyung Tak (KOR)
  • Language: English (with French interpretation)
  • More information coming soon

Workshop for compound coaches

  • Date: postponed (2021 - date to be determined)
  • Experts: Fred VAN ZUTPHEN (NED) et Peter ELZINGA (NED)
  • Language: English (with French and German interpretation)
  • The objective of this activity is to support coaches for the teaching of compound shooting during a one-day seminar dedicated to this type of bow.
  • More information coming soon

Equipment workshop for archers and coaches

  • Date: postponed (2021 - date to be determined)
  • Expert: George TEKMITCHOV (USA)
  • Language: English (with French interpretation)
  • More information coming soon

Accomodation

You can find all information related to accomodation on the following document: Accomodation list (English)

The price list of « partner accommodations » proposed doesn’t include the registration fees for the camp. Prices are for information purposes only and will be paid to your host.

Local transportation

Geneva International Airport is the closest airport to the WAEC. Trains depart directly from the airport to Lausanne train station every 30 to 45 min. It takes 45 minutes to reach Lausanne by train.

Public transport can be used to access the WAEC and to return to the hotel. Any person accommodated in a hotel in Lausanne will receive a free public transport card from the hotel to be used for this purpose.

 

Services and options available

  • Outdoor Range (70m, 50m… and any other distance needed)
  • Indoor Hall (18m, 50m and 70m)
  • Bow case / Archery equipment storage
  • Equipment repair booth
  • Shooting form Video Analysis system (video with delayed replay from 4 different angles)
  • Fitness, sauna and hydromassage
  • Meeting rooms
  • High precision Spine selection-classification (partnership with the BEITER Centre)

 

Sightseeing information

  • Visit to the Olympic Museum
  • Visit to Maison Cailler, a chocolate factory and its museum
  • Visit and walk through the Lavaux vineyards, a UNESCO heritage site
  • Visit to the Gruyère area (cheese factory, museum, historical castle-village, Chillon Castle)

Privacy Policy

By registering, you accept the privacy policy of World Archery.

 

Payment terms

The registration fee is due 30 days before the start of the workshop, unless otherwise told.
Payment by bank transfer only to confirm the registration.

 

Picture rights

By registering to this event, you recognise that the World Archery Excellence Centre can be taking footage of the event such as pictures and videos, and accept that this footage can be published and/or used for promotion purposes on the World Archery Excellence Centre’s website and social media. If you do not wish to appear on this footage, please inform the World Archery Excellence Centre in writing at least one week before the event.

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COACHES SEMINARS

The World Archery Coaching Seminar is a biannual event that gathers coaches from around the world to share and discuss knowledge about the sport and how to improve it.

JUDGES COURSES/SEMINARS

Judges courses are organized to certify new judges as well as for the re-accreditation of existing judges, both on the regional and international level.

Requires a letter of support from an WA Member (National Archery Federation or Association)

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CAMPS FOR CLUB ARCHERS

Are you an archer between the age of 12 and 18 with a minimum of at least 2 years of shooting and some experience in competition, and wish to improve your shooting and performance skills? This is your chance, come and join us during the holidays to get tips and instruction from real archery experts! During these 5 days, you will learn how to prepare your body to shoot better through physical exercises adapted to archery. In addition, you will learn how to improve your form, bow tuning for more efficient shooting, how to manage the stress of competition, improve your focus and plan a strategy to improve your scores.

Price

CHF 480.- including lunch, mineral water, snacks, initiation equipment, archery classes and other activities under the supervision of qualified coaches (1 coach for 6 children).

Duration and hours

Duration: 5 days
Hours: from 9h30 to 16h30

Club Youth Archers Camp - Autumn camp

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH ARCHERS CAMP

Join our camp open to young archers worldwide to get a first hand training dedicated to the preparation for competitions.

International Youth Archers Camp - Summer camp

  • Dates: postponed (2021 - dates to be determined)
  • More information coming soon

Youth Performance Group

The 'Youth Performance Group' is an ongoing, specialised group targeted at archers under the age of 13 who have completed both Start and Improve Archery successfully.

Dates and schedule: 

  • Every Wednesday from 14:30 to 15:30
  • Every Saturday from 9:30 to 10:30

Goals:

  • To learn archery competition structure
  • To participate in competitions
  • To improve existing archery skills and performance

World Archery Excellence Centre Academy

The ‘World Archery Excellence Centre Academy’ is a program that provides a 1 to 3 months residency with a full-time training program for competitive recurve archers.

Goals:

  • Improve shooting form & performance.
  • Improve physical condition to perform better.
  • Improve mental skills to handle the pressure of competition.
  • Learn how the equipment works and master its tuning.

More information

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