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Basic Traditional Archery Level 2 – Lesson Plan 5

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All lesson plans are outlines for the class in question, they will be adapted for the ability and desires of the student. Students are responsible for practicing what they learned after the class is over and throughout the week.

Lesson Five:

  1. 10 to 15 minutes: Warm up the hands, wrists, arms, shoulders, back and body. Simple movements to get ready to shoot.
  2. The student will shoot with a focus on distances. Starting at 10 yards, the student will shoot for five minutes, alternating hands until a bull’s eye is hit with each hand or the time has expired. After that the student or the target will be moved a yard away and the process will continue until a maximum distance of 20 yards.

This lesson is for students who are participating in the class alone. An alternate lesson will be created for classes that have more than one student.

Archery is a workout. It involves repetitive motion and includes the pulling of bow multiple times, even a 22# draw weight can become heavy. Students will also walk between 10 and 15 yards to retrieve their arrows after shooting three. Dress in comfortable clothes that fit well.

Arm guards and gloves are available for use should the student need them. Getting an archer’s tattoo, when the string hits the elbow or forearm and leaves a red mark or bruise, or blisters is no fun and may hamper future shooting possibilities. Please be aware of your body and your limitations.

If you aren’t feeling well, please stay home. We can provide you with a make-up class, or classes, at some point in the future when you are healthy. Your health is more important than making it to archery class. Just call us and let us know that you won’t make it in. Thank you.

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Lincoln City Archery Calendar of Events

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If you’re looking for “archery near me” on the Oregon coast, look no further than Lincoln City Archery at the Lincoln City Outlets. Our indoor archery range provides four lanes for traditional archery shooting where archers can use bows with a lower than 35-pound draw weight to practice their skills.

All daily sessions come with instruction and equipment. For those looking for a little more, we’re offering a fun and games league. League night is Monday and runs 5:30 to 7:30pm. Sign up now or come in on Monday Sep. 20 for our first meeting. The league is limited to 20 people on a first come, first served basis. Non-members may participate in league night when space is available. For those new to archery, it’s easy to come in for a 15-minute session to get basic instruction in traditional archery. Otherwise, you can sign up for our six-week course to hone your skills.

Sep. 19 and 20: In honor of Talk Like a Pirate Day, get your share of Pirate’s Booty! Unlock Pirate Captain Seamus McClenaghan’s treasure chest with your archery skills for more booty.

All fun and games start on Monday with the Lincoln City Archers League.

Sep. 27: Archery Baseball season opens with first shots being taken on league night. Match yourself against Baseball Duck and his pitchers for seeding in the Archery Baseball series. Join the league to stake your claim as the top archery baseball player in the world. Check out the written rules.

Oct. 4: Archery Baseball playoffs.

Oct. 11: World Series of Archery Baseball.

Oct. 18 to 31: Zombie Apocalypse Arcade: Face off against a horde of zombies and keep them from taking over Lincoln City.

Nov. 1 to 8: Nick, Nock, NO! Our version of Tic, Tac, Toe with arrows. The first week is for seeding, the second week is for the tournament.

Nov. 15 and 22: Turkey Shoot. Three bull’s eyes, a paper plate, your hand drawing… gobble, gobble.

Nov. 29: League Awards

Traditional archery in Lincoln City has never been more fun or more accessible.

Calendar subject to change based on input from archers and league members.

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Pirate Treasure Recovered on the Oregon Coast

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As a new shop owner, I was amazed at some of the things I found in my store. The previous owners had left quickly, so I had a lot of things to organize and a few things to clear out. The most curious item I found was an old journal wrapped in a plastic bag. I opened it gently because it looked like it was ready to fall apart. However, I was soon to find out that looks can be deceiving.

I removed the book from the bag, and set it on a table. It was about the size of weekly newspaper. The leather was well-preserved, and the pages inside were beautifully handwritten. The first page claimed the book to be the Journal of Seamus McClenaghan, Captain of The Archer. As a lover of books, I was immediately drawn into Seamus’ story. The journal had the standard logs of a ship’s captain, including inventories, weather, and daily reports from officers, but the writing in between those required items was beautiful. It was clear that Seamus was no ordinary captain.

I did some research on Seamus to find out more about him, but there was precious little to be found in the Oregon histories. I was lucky enough to stumble across one newspaper clipping from a New York paper that claimed Seamus was responsible for a series of raids had taken place on ships in the Pacific Northwest. They dubbed the pirate “The Librarian” because his ship ran silent, his crew used no guns, and the first thing he removed from his victims were their books – diaries, log books, and tomes of all kinds. As I read further into the journal, I realized that the crew of the Archer was adept at using bows and arrows. Seamus mentioned constructing a version of Leonardo da Vinci’s giant crossbow and using several ballistae. They would use the cover of fog to sneak up on their victims and decimate the crew of the other ship with arrows that would seemingly appear out of nowhere.

Like all pirates, Seamus had a secret hoard that he hid along the coast. He left the coded map in his journal with a note about how the greatest treasure would be found in his chest.

That chest has been discovered and awaits the one who can open it. However, the process isn’t as simple as breaking a lock. Seamus created a test for the one who would take his treasure. Only an archer with true aim could get inside the box without destroying its contents. First, the archer must strike the captain’s golden coin to reveal the lock. Then the archer must hit in the dead center of the keyhole. Any other hit to the lock will disable the mechanism.

We’re looking for the archer who can recover Seamus’ treasure. If you’re ready to get your share of the pirate’s booty, come to Lincoln City Archery on Sep. 19 and 20 to shoot some arrows and learn about our archers league.

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Lincoln City Archers League Starts Sep. 20

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Lincoln City, OR (August 24, 2021) – Lincoln City Archery will launch its first ever Lincoln City Archers League on Sep. 20, 2021. The League will meet for 10 Mondays from 5:30 to 7:30 for camaraderie, fun and games. Individuals who are interested in improving their traditional archery skills are invited to sign up for the league in advance as space is limited to the first 20 people. At this time, archers will be limited to using traditional bows (long or recurve bows) of 35 pounds or less draw weight.

“We want to give local archers an opportunity to come together for some fun indoor activities,” said Shad Engkilterra, owner of Lincoln City Archery.

On Sep. 20, we will complete the paperwork for archers and give them a chance to shoot on the range. Available range time will be divided up, and we will use a pirate setting for an additional challenge. Everyone will get a chance to get their share of the pirate booty. Other games used during the league may include Nick, Nock, No!, Archery Baseball, Zombie Apocalypse, turkey shoot, and/or Duck Hunt tribute. Archers will help decide how events proceed.

“This is our first league, so I expect that we will be making some adjustments on the fly,” said Engkilterra. “We’re going to focus on fun and fair with some video game theory thrown in.”

A proposed calendar will be released before the Sep. 20 meeting. The cost for archers is $600 per person, which includes the use of range equipment and a discount for archery sessions during the week. Payments may be made on a weekly basis at the normal league night price of $75. League members may also be able to make up some events during the week. Awards will be given out at the last league night, Nov. 29.

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Basic Traditional Archery Level 2 – Lesson Plan 4

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All lesson plans are outlines for the class in question, they will be adapted for the ability and desires of the student. Students are responsible for practicing what they learned after the class is over and throughout the week.

Lesson Four:

  1. 10 to 15 minutes: Warm up the hands, wrists, arms, shoulders, back and body. Simple movements to get ready to shoot.
  2. The student will walk and shoot stationary targets.

Archery is a workout. It involves repetitive motion and includes the pulling of bow multiple times, even a 22# draw weight can become heavy. Students will also walk between 10 and 15 yards to retrieve their arrows after shooting three. Dress in comfortable clothes that fit well.

Arm guards and gloves are available for use should the student need them. Getting an archer’s tattoo, when the string hits the elbow or forearm and leaves a red mark or bruise, or blisters is no fun and may hamper future shooting possibilities. Please be aware of your body and your limitations.

If you aren’t feeling well, please stay home. We can provide you with a make-up class, or classes, at some point in the future when you are healthy. Your health is more important than making it to archery class. Just call us and let us know that you won’t make it in. Thank you.

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Lincoln City Archery to Donate Half of All Range Fees for Stuff-a-Bus

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For Immediate Release

Media Contact: Shad Engkilterra

                                503-409-8037

                                Shadexaminer@gmail.com

Lincoln City Archery Press Release

Lincoln City, OR (August 17, 2021) – On Wednesday, Sep. 8, 2021, Lincoln City Archery will donate half of all range fees collected during the day to the Lincoln City Outlets and Business for Excellence in Youth’s Stuff-a-Bus efforts.

Lanes can be reserved online at www.lincolncityarchery.com, and fees include instruction and equipment. To get the most out of the range, Lincoln City Archery is requesting people keep their reservations to 15 minutes per person per lane. Walk-ins will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

“Archers of all experience levels are invited to help us bolster our efforts to improve the school experience for those in our community,” said Lincoln City Archery Co-Owner Shad Engkilterra.

Between August 15 and August 31, guests at the Outlets are able to purchase items that will go to local students of all ages to help them have a more successful school year. Donations, including checks, will be given to Business For Excellence In Youth, a 501(C)3 non-profit. 

“We wanted to give our archery friends and family an opportunity to provide just a little extra push for Business for Excellence in Youth and Stuff-a-Bus,” said Engkilterra. “Shooting with us on Sept. 8 will help students get on target in the new school year.”

“We have been tirelessly working to add new stores and activities to our shopping center.  We  invite our community and visitors to support Stuff-a-Bus fundraising efforts through Lincoln City Archery’s donation day,” said Sharyn Jasmer, General Manager of Lincoln City Outlets.  “It’s sure to be a fun way to test your skills and support Lincoln City students at the same time.”

This is the 23rd anniversary of Stuff-a-Bus, and Lincoln City Archery’s first year to participate.

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Basic Traditional Archery Level 2 – Lesson Plan 3

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All lesson plans are outlines for the class in question, they will be adapted for the ability and desires of the student. Students are responsible for practicing what they learned after the class is over and throughout the week.

Lesson Three:

  1. 10 to 15 minutes: Warm up the hands, wrists, arms, shoulders, back and body. Simple movements to get ready to shoot.
  2. Practice focus and concentration using a hanging tennis ball. When the tennis ball is hit, it will move.
  3. Shoot the moving target.

Archery is a workout. It involves repetitive motion and includes the pulling of bow multiple times, even a 22# draw weight can become heavy. Students will also walk between 10 and 15 yards to retrieve their arrows after shooting three. Dress in comfortable clothes that fit well.

Arm guards and gloves are available for use should the student need them. Getting an archer’s tattoo, when the string hits the elbow or forearm and leaves a red mark or bruise, or blisters is no fun and may hamper future shooting possibilities. Please be aware of your body and your limitations.

If you aren’t feeling well, please stay home. We can provide you with a make-up class, or classes, at some point in the future when you are healthy. Your health is more important than making it to archery class. Just call us and let us know that you won’t make it in. Thank you.

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Basic Traditional Archery Level 2 – Lesson Plan 2

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All lesson plans are outlines for the class in question, they will be adapted for the ability and desires of the student. Students are responsible for practicing what they learned after the class is over and throughout the week.

Lesson Two: The Parting Shot

  1. 10 to 15 minutes: Warm up the hands, wrists, arms, shoulders, back and body. Simple movements to get ready to shoot.
  2. Learn the techniques for “the parting shot.”
  3. Use the parting shot to shoot from behind a barrier.

Archery is a workout. It involves repetitive motion and includes the pulling of bow multiple times, even a 22# draw weight can become heavy. Students will also walk between 10 and 15 yards to retrieve their arrows after shooting three. Dress in comfortable clothes that fit well.

Arm guards and gloves are available for use should the student need them. Getting an archer’s tattoo, when the string hits the elbow or forearm and leaves a red mark or bruise, or blisters is no fun and may hamper future shooting possibilities. Please be aware of your body and your limitations.

If you aren’t feeling well, please stay home. We can provide you with a make-up class, or classes, at some point in the future when you are healthy. Your health is more important than making it to archery class. Just call us and let us know that you won’t make it in. Thank you.

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Basic Traditional Archery Level 2 – Lesson Plan 1

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All lesson plans are outlines for the class in question, they will be adapted for the ability and desires of the student. Students are responsible for practicing what they learned after the class is over and throughout the week.

Lesson One: Review and Practice

  1. 10 to 15 minutes: Warm up the hands, wrists, arms, shoulders, back and body. Simple movements to get ready to shoot.
  2. Shoot both hands, use different stances, blind nock, work on focus and concentration, and shoot different distances.

Archery is a workout. It involves repetitive motion and includes the pulling of bow multiple times, even a 22# draw weight can become heavy. Students will also walk between 10 and 15 yards to retrieve their arrows after shooting three. Dress in comfortable clothes that fit well.

Arm guards and gloves are available for use should the student need them. Getting an archer’s tattoo, when the string hits the elbow or forearm and leaves a red mark or bruise, or blisters is no fun and may hamper future shooting possibilities. Please be aware of your body and your limitations.

If you aren’t feeling well, please stay home. We can provide you with a make-up class, or classes, at some point in the future when you are healthy. Your health is more important than making it to archery class. Just call us and let us know that you won’t make it in. Thank you.

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Basic Traditional Archery – Lesson Plan 6

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All lesson plans are outlines for the class in question, they will be adapted for the ability and desires of the student. Students are responsible for practicing what they learned after the class is over and throughout the week.

Lesson Six: Test with Different Distances

  1. 10 to 15 minutes: Warm up the hands, wrists, arms, shoulders, back and body. Simple movements to get ready to shoot.

The rest of the session will be used to shoot at targets placed at different distances. Right hand for the first 15 arrows. Left hand for the next 15. We will continue shooting this way until the hour is done. Bull’s eyes will be recorded, and the student will leave with a list of what was learned during the last six classes. Students will receive their shooting discount for seven days after the lesson.

Archery is a workout. It involves repetitive motion and includes the pulling of bow multiple times, even a 22# draw weight can become heavy. Students will also walk between 10 and 15 yards to retrieve their arrows after shooting three. Dress in comfortable clothes that fit well.

Arm guards and gloves are available for use should the student need them. Getting an archer’s tattoo, when the string hits the elbow or forearm and leaves a red mark or bruise, or blisters is no fun and may hamper future shooting possibilities. Please be aware of your body and your limitations.

If you aren’t feeling well, please stay home. We can provide you with a make-up class, or classes, at some point in the future when you are healthy. Your health is more important than making it to archery class. Just call us and let us know that you won’t make it in. Thank you.