The County has received approval from Archery GB to run a Level 1 coaching course at Montsaye Academy, Greening Road, Rothwell NN14 6BB.
The course dates are 3rd & 4th September, and 1st October with the assessment on 27th November 2016.
Interest in this course is very high, and the County will be hoping to run at least one level 1 coaching course a year. So if you’re unsuccessful in getting onto this course, a place can be reserved for you on the next one. For further information contact the course organiser Angie Bray.
This great short film featuring Deb Wright of Pemberton Maid Marions, was funded by Northamptonshire County Council to help with their ‘Get Connected’ campaign targeting social isolation.
Deb’s message is that she hopes the archery world will take up this opportunity to get the message out to all people that the sport of archery is accessible to all of us.
Deb also pre-recorded a piece which aired on BBC radio Northampton to help promote the campaign.
Since the film was produced, Deb has competed at the British Blind Sports National Indoor Championships, where she broke three national records, the WA25, WA18 & Combined FITA.
She also came home with three trophies:
2016 British Blind Sports National Indoor Champion for VI Open First Place
The David Christie Memorial Trophy for best improved handicap (went with handicap rating of 61 and came home with a handicap rating of 50)
Also the 2016 Worcester VI Team Challenge trophy (1 of 3 trophies awarded to Deb and team members John Cunnington and Graham Walker)
This was her first time competing at the Indoor Championships for British Blind Sport, she is now the Indoor and Outdoor VI Open National Champion for British Blind Sports.
Deb also won first place last September at her first British Blind Sports National Outdoor Championship 2015, set a National record for the WA1440/VIIRII and won a second place silver medal the following day for a Long Metric 4.
Congratulations to Deb for all her fantastic achievements.