IFAA has now sponsored two group of archers to attend the “IFAA Archery Academy” in Yankton USA.
The second course has now been completed in Yankton.
The following people were selected by their National Associations to attend this, the second seminar.
Lynne Fairhall – Australia (IFAA Director of Coaching and Training)
Alessandro Salavanti – Italy
Maurizio Rampello – Italy
George Loh – Singapore
Jeff Kai Fong – New Zealand
Trevor Irvine – New Zealand
Juan Oosthuizen – South Africa
Nico Benade – South Africa
Ray Howells – Wales
Subhash Nair – India
The course is held from 15-21 October with assistance of the NFAA.
The following persons have been selected by their National Associations to attend this first seminar:
England: Daniel Ray and Alec James
Estonia: Anu Uusmaa
Spain: Luis Caracena and Jose Luis Martinez
Argentina: Fernando Emilio Rodriguez
Switserland: Rainer Knaack
Ireland : Thomas Calclough
Mongolia: Munkhuu Luvsannorov
Latvia: Roberts Lacitis
On succesful completion of the course these persons will receive formal accreditation from the IFAA as level 3 Instructors and Master Instructors.
In turn these accredited instructors will start with level 2 and 3 Instructor’s courses at regional and national level as well as instructing local archers to increase their performance.
This is a new step taken by the IFAA to develop the sport under the banner of the “World Family of Archers” with the motto “Archery for all”.
A second group will be sponsored in November.
It is the intent that the “IFAA Archery Academy” will be hosted annually in Yankton.
Regional and National Instruction by the IFAA Instructors will depend on demand and popularity.