It’s impossible to improve at archery without practice, so investing in top-quality targets to guide your eye and hone your shot is essential. However, different kinds of archery targets will be a better fit for each archer’s setup. Whether you shoot at home, on a range, or out in nature, keeping in mind the different kinds of Target will help you decide what’s best for you. Consider paper targets, block targets, and 3D targets before you make your choice. Keep reading to learn a little bit more about all of the options available.
Paper targets are classic and are great for archers with a dedicated shooting setup. Archers attach paper targets to large bales made from materials such as hay or foam and replace them after every few rounds of fire. Paper targets vary and provide a range of designs to help you to improve different aspects of your shot. Because archers remove paper targets and can easily keep them after each round, they also help you to track your progress.
Block targets are great for their versatility, and can transform your training grounds. You can attach block targets to a rig, string them up in the trees, or place them low to the ground, allowing you to train your ability to hit more than just what’s right in front of you. Usually made from durable foam-based materials, block targets also have reliable and safe stopping power, while being incredibly easy to retrieve your arrows from.
3D targets are a favorite of archers who are sharpening their skills for hunting and survival. 3D targets take the shape of popular hunting quarry such as deer or game birds, and help you to direct your arrow to the best spot on the body to fell your prize. You can also replace the target area of most 3D targets, so there’s always room for a bit of practice before your next big expedition. Keep these ideas in mind and you should find yourself hitting the spot in no time.
This target has four surfaces that you can target with a range of different kinds of arrows for varied practice sessions that hone all of your skills.
This target uses special technology that incorporates layered material to stop your arrows by using friction, reducing damage on your arrows, and making them easy to retrieve from the target.
This versatile and lightweight target is great for use with bows that have a draw weight under 40 pounds, and is great for beginners and archers using smaller practice bows.
This target has a built-in handle and is easy to travel with or simply reposition around your range so you can practice shooting from a variety of angles and vantage points.
This target offers a selection of target sizes so you can alternate between different levels of difficulty and improve your shot over time as your abilities progress.
This target has low poundage and is a great choice for new archers to experience landing an arrow on a target.
This large 3D target has a replaceable target core that is up to 5 times the size of standard target cores and offers an increased surface area for shooting so there is less risk of damaging the body of the target.
This target comes with sturdy ground stakes that sink deep into the ground and fill with earth to guarantee stability when placed in your range.
This lifelike buck 3D target is designed with uniform compression technology so that it is easy to retrieve arrows from the target without damaging any of your equipment.
This 3D target has a replaceable core so that it is always ready for a fresh round of target practice.
This target rack is fully adjustable and has four points that you can use to suspend a wide range of targets so they do not move or shift when shot at.
This rack has precision bolts and hooks that make it extremely easy to hang and remove targets when you decide you want to adjust your setup or break down your training equipment for storage.