They say that practice makes perfect. This is probably the truest statement that can be said when talking about using a bow and arrow. If you cannot perfect your technique, then there is no way that you are going to be able to make the shot when it really counts. It is for this reason that I would recommend that every shooter gets the best quality archery targets
. There is a lot of wear and tear that happens to targets when they get arrow after arrow shot into their core. You should know that a new target is a welcome addition during any part of the year, but getting one in the summer months kills two birds with one stone.
Since many aspiring shooters are on vacation from school, there are going to be a lot of targets that will be on the market but you should be sure to get one that is suited to your shooters needs. If the person you are getting the archery targets for is into bow hunting then I would recommend that you look at the Rinehart Targets. They have many deer targets that offer the shooter a lifelike animal to shoot at. These versions tend to have graphical depictions of the animals vital organs so that they can practice getting that sought after double-lung shot. Always keep in mind that good archery equipment can go a long way.
If the shooter you are buying for is into target archery, then I would recommend that you go towards the Morrell Targets. These are heavy bag targets that can take round after round of punishment from arrows. You can get these versions with traditional (circle) archery targets
on them, but they also offer some animal patterns to differentiate the items that you are shooting at. If you get the proper archery supplies, then all parties will benefit. The shooter will get more practice, and you will be remembered when they are portioning out the meat from their most recent harvest.