Benefits of AIMS
Through the sport of archery, AIMS teaches safety, mental concentration, physical fitness, and self improvement. Research shows that the program improves students' self-confidence, motivation, behavior, concentration, and focus. The program has also shown to increase students' desire to attend school. In addition to all of the above benefits, AIMS is fun, safe, and can be enjoyed by youth regardless of athletic ability. Educators report that the archery in the schools program "engages the unengaged" and inspires students to greater achievement in school. Archery is a sport nearly everyone can truly be successful at regardless of age, size, or physical ability. Statistics show that school archery programs engage more students in the educational process, improve classroom performance, and reduce drop out rates.