Leo's JOAD at West Falls
55 Bridge Street, West Falls NY 14170
OLYMPIC ARCHERY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
LEO'S JOAD is on of the oldest JOAD clubs in the United States and was founded by Helen (MA) Little in 1968 on Transit rd in Depew NY at Leo's Archery Range. Leo Baldwin was the original owner of Leo's Archery and when he retired, Ma's daugher Mary and her husband Harry Staebell took over the Business and the JOAD program. Later, Leo's moved to East Aurora, NY, where the JOAD flourished until the Staebell's retired in 2005, and Bob and Eileen Pfeil and daughters took over the JOAD Program, beinging it to WFCS.
The cost is $5.00 per class which includes a range fee, equipment rental and upkeep. Our Instructors are all NAA CERTIFIED AND VOLUNTEERS.
Tuesday Evenings: (Fall, Winter, Early Spring):
|Beginner Class *||6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.|
|Intermediate Class:||7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.|
|Advanced Class:||8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.|
Tuesday Evenings: (Late Spring, Summer)
One Class, Outdoors 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
* ALL NEW STUDENTS NEED TO COME TO THE BEGINNERS CLASS
Equipment will be furnished by LEO's JOAD Club, unless they have their own equipment.
However, if they have their own equipment, we ask that they check with an instructor before
Archers shooting compound bows must furnish their own equipment to begin the program.
|1.||Students are taught to shoot at 10 yards, shooting ends of 3 arrows.|
|2.||Students are taught fundamentals of archery and safety.|
|3.||Advancement in this program is controlled by the student's achievements; at that point they will be given the opportunity to move to the intermediate class.|
Pre J.O.A.D. PROGRAM:
Students shooting and scoring at 10 yards, generally ages 6-9 OR new shooters
|Rugrat||50 points||Fox||200 points|
|Chipmunk||75 points||Bobcat||250 points|
|Gremlin||100 points||Weasel||270 points|
|Beaver||150 points||Lion||290 points|
|1.||Students shoot at 18 meters, shooting 3-6 arrows per end for 30 arrows.|
Score Rankings: (Rankings and target size are based on age and recurve or compound bow)
|Yeoman||30 points||Master Archer||250 points|
|Junior Bowman||50 points||Expert Archer||270 points|
|Bowman||100 points||Olympian||290 points|
|Junior Archer||150 points||Silver Olympian||295 points|
|Archer||200 points||Gold Olympian||200 points|
IF THERE ARE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT EILEEN OR BOB AT firstname.lastname@example.org or on Facebook at LEO'S JOAD
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