2016 SPRING Recreational HOME SCHOOL Enrollment Form

Please read and then fill in the form below. Thanks!

SPRING SEMESTER:
March 3 - May 26, 2016 (You can register anytime during this period until classes are full.)

PREREQUISITE:
This enrollment form is for JUNIOR archers and their parents who have taken and qualified in the Indoor 1: First-time Class.
You can register for an Indoor 1: First-time Class by clicking the Sign Up button on the top of the website.
(MARCH 3 is also an Indoor 1: First-time Class.)

PARENTS
can enroll and shoot with their child(ren) in the following classes, provided they have also taken an Indoor 1: First-time Class.

PLEASE COMPLETE ONE ENROLLMENT FORM FOR EACH ARCHER.

ADDRESSES:
RANGE: 10203 OLD Manchaca Rd., Austin, TX 78748
MAILING: Archery Training Center, Inc., PO Box 93216, Austin, TX 78709

PHONE: 512 436 8813

DATES: March 3 - May 26, 2016
CAPACITY: 10 archers per class (Class will only make if there are 5 or more archers registered.)
AGES: 10 - 18 years old (8 and 9 year olds can request private lessons or join our other classes)

EQUIPMENT:
We provide all equipment necessary indefinitely at no extra charge. (Recurve bow, 3 arrows, armguard, finger tab, target)
When you are ready to order your own equipment, we pace and specify what you need and help you order it, so you buy the correct equipment for your strength and experience. Generally, we do not recommend anyone buys equipment before they have been with us for at least 8 hours.

DISTANCES: 9m, 13.5m, 18m

CLASS SCHEDULE: Dates and times are listed within the form below.

DAYS CLOSED:
MONDAYS and FRIDAYS
MARCH 25-27, Easter Weekend
MAY 6, Range closed
MAY 8, Mother's Day

ENROLLMENT IS ON A FIRST-RECEIVED AND PAID BASIS.
This enrollment form must be completed and your payment received in order for you to be enrolled and a place reserved for you.
You can enroll any time during the semester for as many or as few classes as you like as long as there are places open.
So, for example, you can enroll for the entire semester, each month, or sprinkle the days throughout the semester depending on your schedule. (Please bear in mind, however, you'll progress faster with regular attendance.)

ATTENDANCE RECOMMENDATIONS (in order to improve over time). Recreational archers have no attendance requirements.
You can also register for regular classes (not homeschool) on T/W/S/Su. Just click Indoor 2/3 Recreational under Classes on the website.
INDOOR 2 at 9m : 1-2 hrs/wk
INDOOR 3A at 13.5m : 3-4 hrs/wk
INDOOR 3B at 18m : 4-5 hrs/wk
INDOOR 4 at 18m : 6 hrs/wk
INDOOR 5 at 18m: 8 hrs/wk

HOW DO I ADVANCE?
You'll be trained in Indoor 2 at 9m until you score 240 pts and master certain NTS* Shot Cycle positions, then you'll move back to 13.5m in Indoor 3A until you score 240 pts and master more NTS Shot Cycle positions, and then to 18m in Indoor 3B until you score 200 pts. twice and master more NTS Shot Cycle positions. After that you'll be in Indoor 4: Advanced!
You can also decide to be in the Progressive Program at any time after you reach Indoor 3A at 13.5m (see below under Progressive Program). Please note that mastering NTS positions relevant to each level will be required to advance to the next level. Advancement will no longer be based on scores alone.

WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE "RECREATIONAL" AND "PROGRESSIVE" PROGRAMS?

In order to improve in archery, archers need to practice more as they advance. All archers who join USA Archery can advance indoors through the Bronze, Silver, and Gold JOAD Olympian levels awarded by USA Archery.

There are no attendance requirements for Recreational archers, but there are for Progressive archers. All Indoor 2 archers at 9m are considered recreational. At any point in the semester, archers at or above Indoor 3A can change to the PROGRESSIVE PROGRAM by signing up for it, and committing to the required hours of practice in the range, starting with 4 hours a week at Indoor 3A. The hourly fees for Progressive archers are reduced as long as they meet the attendance requirements.

RECREATIONAL FEES:
All fees are payable in advance of the class to secure your place in the class.
$15 / hour (All Indoor 2/3A Classes are one hour.)
+ Enrollment fee: $20 (always due once per semester)

REFUNDS, CREDITS, and SUBSTITUTIONS:
There are no refunds or credits for paid days missed Jan. 21 to May 29, 2016, except in the case of injury, long-term illness, unforeseen move out of the Austin area, being expelled for a safety violation or if we cancel a class.

If, however, you let us know that you will miss a class, you can substitute another class as long as there are places left in that class during the Spring 2016 semester.

In the case of physical injury or long-term illness, we require a doctor's note saying the archer is unable to practice archery, and then a doctor's note saying the archer is fit to return to archery, before the archer will be allowed back in class or a refund/credit issued.

HOW MUCH DO I OWE?
Multiply the number of classes x $15/class.
Add the $20 semester enrollment fee

HOW DO I PAY IN ADVANCE?
Pay the total by Paypal using e-mail address: racae@aajoad.com - (please add 3.25% fee).
We also accept checks and credit cards in person at the indoor range.
Please make your check payable to "Archery Training Center, Inc." and give it to us at JOAD* or mail it to us at:
Archery Training Center, Inc., PO Box 93216, Austin, TX 78709-3216

MEMBERSHIP IN USA ARCHERY:
Membership in USA Archery is now REQUIRED to participate in JOAD and Adult Training.
This is a new USA Archery requirement.
You can attend 2 JOAD classes before joining USAA, but then we'll need to see your membership card BEFORE WE CAN HAND OUT ANY USA ARCHERY STAR PINS to you during Master Challenge Weeks!
If you would like to see the benefits of USAA membership: http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Archery/Membership/Membership-Benefits
JOIN USA ARCHERY:: https://webpoint.usarchery.org/wp/Memberships/Join.wp
(Youths <17yrs.: $35; Adults: $50; Family: $80)

SAFE SPORTS:
PARENTS PLEASE NOTE: We are part of the US Olympic Committee's Safe Sport program, so we minimally require one other adult besides the instructor to be present at all times. Please plan to stay with your child or take turns with other parents staying whenever necessary to fulfill this requirement. THANKS!

INDOOR 2/3 WAIVERS:
Please fill out, sign, and return the INDOOR 2 PACKET: Photo, Medical, and Supervision Releases available at the range or attached to the e-mail you received.

QUESTIONS?
E-mail us at racae@archerytrainingcenter.com or
Call us at 512 436 8813 or
Text us at 512 925 7794

*NTS = National Training System (which is used for training the USA Olympic team!)
*JDT = Junior Dream Team (top 20 Junior archers in the USA!)
*JOAD = Junior Olympic Archery Development

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