4 Reasons to Take Up Archery

From The Avengers to The Hunger Games, there have been a number of movies in recent years that have brought the sport of archery back into the mainstream.

More and more people have become interested in taking up archery, and for good reasons. No matter what your age, level of physical fitness, or even disability, almost anyone willing can give archery a shot!

Still on the fence? Here are four reasons to take up archery:

Archery builds character.

Archery is not a sport of speed or strength, but skill. With the various forms of archery practiced under all types of climatic conditions, you have to practice, practice, and practice some more to hone your skills. Archery practice teaches you patience, focus, discipline—character traits that will benefit you in all aspects of life. And believe it or not, archery also a great lesson in physics.

Archery is therapeutic.

Everyone needs downtime. Some people practice yoga, and others grab their bow and set up their archery target. Archery gives you time to clear your mind by focusing solely on the task at hand and drowning out the rest. Plus, pulling off a great shot also releases a hit of feel-good endorphins to brighten your mood. And shooting a SpyderWeb Target removes even more frustration from the equation with easy arrow pull and immense stopping power.

Archery keeps you in shape.

Archery is a great way to stay in shape without having to spend hours at the gym. Archers need significant stamina as well as upper body and core strength to pull bows and keep them steady while aiming. And while drawing a bow strengthens these muscles, it also improves balance and stability, which, in turn, improve posture as well as hand-eye coordination.

Archery is fun!

The main reason everyone should give archery a go is that is just plain fun! It’s fun, it’s challenging, and it can take up as little or as much time as you want. There are also many different aspects of archery, which means you’ll never get bored trying to conquer the next challenge. Getting pretty good with your target? Try hunting, or enter a competition, or give bowfishing a shot—the options abound!

At SpyderWeb Targets, one of our top priorities is to foster a fun and enjoyable shooting experience. If you have any questions about getting started in archery, visit our Facebook page or contact us today—we’d love to hear from you!

Previous article What Extended Life Panels Can Do for Your Range
★ Reviews

Let customers speak for us

677 reviews
Stops Ravin Bolts

Does exactly what is advertised.
I would definitely by this target again.

Haven’t tried it yet

Works as advertised

This target works great and as advertised. Shooting it with a 2021 TenPoint Seige at 410 fps, the bolts went in 4 to 5 inches, and came out easy. Should have purchased this target first!

pricey but worth it

Freakishly fast shipping. I had the target within 2 days of my order! Read the reviews and thought they were likely exaggerated but essentially they were accurate. I was shooting a Ravin R29X at 450 FPS. My initial sight in shots were at 20 yards. 6 inches of penetration but took all 5 fingers to pull not just the two as some people experienced. Still not difficult to pull even under the extreme conditions. A little pricey but you need to decide if you want to wrestle with arrows in cheaper targets or pay the price of having easy arrow removal. Id rather spend my time shooting than pulling and scraping residue off arrows..


Good buy

Free shipping and it really does stop arrows with two finger pull outs, face is already showing wear but i have sharpies long as it stops them