The shooting sports involve shooting a bow, shotgun, rifle or pistol at designated targets. All of these activities often take place at a designated range or club. These activities develop focus, discipline, consistency and hand eye coordination. Many times these sports lead individuals to try the sport of hunting. Try it out and see what shooting sports you like!
Shooting can be challenging for all, especially children. Adequate levels of mental attention, strength and physical coordination are required to shoot the bow or gun safely and successfully. For the safety of all, students should be capable of comfortably handling all equipment, listening to instructions and following all safety rules and procedures. Shooting for 30 minutes burns approximately 120 calories.
Follow these links to gather more information on target shooting. They may or may not be directly affiliated with Get Outdoors PA.
|PA Game Commission|
|PA Field and Target Archers|
|National Field Archery Association|
|Archery 360 by Archery Trade Association|
|Archery Shooters Association|
|Target Archery in PA||P|
|PA State Archery Association|