What is JOAD?

Junior Archery Program

Junior Olympic Archery Development is a nationwide program of USA Archery that provides kids and teens with ongoing archery classes that help students progress from beginner to advanced level archery.

JOAD classes are based on the National Training System (NTS) developed by USA Archery Olympic Head Coach KiSik Lee. JOAD is a great place to form friendships, gain success and build confidence.


Adult Archery Program

The Adult Archery Program is a program of USA Archery that allows adults to learn proper shooting technique, achieve awards based on score, and pursue competition of they wish.

Similar in scope to USA Archery’s Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) program, the Adult Archery Program is a logical “next step” for adult archers pursuing this lifetime sport.

The Adult Archery Program offers the archer clear instruction and coaching using USA Archery’s National Training System. Involvement in an adult archery program provides unique benefits including the opportunity to make new friends, provides a great upper-body workout, offers the chance to build self-confidence, and learn team-building skills. It is also a wonderful sport to share multigenerationlly.

Whether your interest in archery is purely recreational, or an Olympic, Paralympic or World Championship dream, USA Archery’s Adult Archery Program is designed to help you pursue all that archery has to offer.

See usaarchery.com for more information


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