ALASKA STATE ARCHERY ASSOCIATION

Attend a George Ryals Advanced Level Compound Archery Seminar and compete in the Vegas in Valdez, Alaska, Shoot all in the same weekend!
​March 23-25, 2018

George Ryals IV, aka “GRIV,” is coming to Valdez, Alaska
to share his nationally recognized, winning ways in compound target archery.

​This advanced level, two-day class is designed for experienced compound archers who want to push their skill to the next level. GRIV will answer all questions and pull back the curtain on many of his top-level, pro secrets that his students have been using for years to reach their goals. National champions, Vegas winners and numerous Vegas shoot-off contestants found their way to the top with GRIV's help and guidance. Don't miss this chance to attend the same class many top pros and top-level coaches have used to achieve their goals and to train their archers using GRIV's techniques!

​The weekend topics:

1. ​Relationship between Form, Stability, and Shot Execution
2. Foundations of stable and repeatable compound form
3. Trouble shooting common problems
4. How to gain stability through finding the perfect draw length
5. Tension and it's role in stability and execution
6. The release: How to choose and why
7. Release construction and design: What it means to you
8. Steps to learning a release that solidifies the connection between your form and execution
9. The importance of close-range shootingDetails on setting up stabilizers
10. Creating a good arrow recipe for indoors and outdoors
11. Equipment tuning secrets
12. Winning the mental game
13. Different practice modes to dial in success
14. Developing a solid mental game
15. Finding the zone
​The best topics and discussions are discovered by archer participation, so don't be shy!!
​Where: Valdez, Alaska
Address: Prince William Sound Community College
When: March 23rd - 25th

Friday, March 23rd starts at 7pm (Evening Shoot)
Saturday, March 24th - 8am - 5pm (Potentially Lunches will be provided)
Sunday, March 25th - 8am - 5pm    ​(Potentially Lunches will be provided)
​​Maximum Class Size: 24 Archers – first come first served.
Fee: $350.00 per participant

To give as many as possible, time to be notified we will wait to release registration information until Friday September 15th, 2017 at 8pm (AKST)

Please remember there are only 24 slots available and these will fill fast. So when the information is release register ASAP. Details will be posted here and on Facebook.  At the time of registration you will be required to make a $50 non-refundable deposit to secure your spot. The additional $300 payment will need to be paid in full no later than January 1,  2018.  In the event of a cancellation, we can refund $300, will be accepted up to 30 days prior to the event.  Please remember that the $50 deposit is non-refundable.
Click here to add the registration event to your calendar.

​Recommended for ages 13 and up

Guardian Pass: If you plan to be accompanied by a non-participating family member who would like to stay and observe the class, please add the optional Guardian Pass to your registration. Family members without a Guardian Pass will not be allowed to stay for the clinic. Limit to one pass per participant. Fee: $75.00 
​Special Instructions:  Please bring a notebook and your compound equipment.

​About GRIV

​George Ryals IV also known in the archery community as GRIV has an extraordinary resume that continues to grow daily. Shooting pro for 25 years, GRIV began in the archery industry working for Martin Archery as a product designer. In those same years GRIV was instrumental in developing Archerytalk.com and building the forum to where it is today, a resource for archers to share ideas and communicate. GRIV then moved on to work for Copper John and Stanislawski Archery Products where he helped the company redesign there line of release. Currently GRIV runs a small archery shop in Snellville, GA with a focus on target and recreational archery. He began with a JOAD program which then developed a winning, traveling team called the Hornets. GRIV, head coach of the Hornets, has traveled the world with his team and his work has led him to achieve USA Archery's 2014 Developmental Coach of the Year.

Lodging

Best Western has rooms at a discount available to those attending either the Vegas in Valdez or the Seminar. 
Best Western Valdez Harbor Inn
Address: 100 N Harbor Dr, Valdez, AK 99686
Phone: (907) 835-3434