Archery is one of the most loved team building activities of the modern man. Humankind has known the sport since sometime and the popularity of archery as a team building event is increasing with the passage of each day. So what gives the unique status for archery, which cannot be found in any of the other common team building activities. For starters, anyone can be an archer if he is given ample training, training of 15 minutes is more than enough and you will be shooting targets accurately within no time. Secondly it is one of the least expensive form of team building, hence will be easier on the pockets of the team members too.
The equipments which are required for archery is a no brainer, a simple bow and arrow. Since the sport is relatively new to the team members, it is always better to seek the instructions of the event coordinators before starting to shoot off everything you might find in your way. A certain amount of pressure must be supplied to the bow's string so that the arrow is propelled speedily into the target.
The bow and the arrow must be placed at a certain inclination, holding them in a straight line will work out only when the target is close to the shooter, as the distance of the target is increased, the arrow tends to stop travelling in a straight line. These are some of the tips that the instructor might be explaining to the team members. So what makes the whole event worth remembering? The teams are in turn split into smaller groups and competitions are held among these groups. The team that strikes the target the most times will be entitled to win the competition. It may seem simple to read, but once you are out in the open things are going to much tougher.
The author had earlier mentioned that the event is much cheaper to organize than the other team building events. This is because the requirements are sparse. Some bows and arrows depending on the number of people participating in the team along with some practice targets. The targets can be mobile and transported to any venue according to the requirements of the team. The only expensive parts of the sport are the donning of expensive protective vests and thumb protection. However, they are most necessary because we are dealing with deadly equipments and there must not be any room for any sorts of mistakes.
If the climate is worse, the event can be held indoors too. This is one of the most attractive features of the activity. The team members will have to develop their own strategies to successfully hit the target and though it may seem tough initially, it may work out to be easier with the passage of time. A good eyesight coupled with the ability to judge the distance accurately are some of the important factors which are required to keep the shooter focused on the target archery.