Category Archives: Archery

Almost there!

It has been a while, but the renovations  at Rancho Park are now almost finalized. The last touches are right now being made to the installation…We might be able to open the range by this summer!!!

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Range closed for remodeling.

Welcome to Los Angeles Archery! Hi, I am Alejandro Barahona, Level 3 Instructor Instructor at Rancho Park Archery Range in LA. — the best place to practice Archery in LA… soonish. Many of you have had the surprise of going … Continue reading

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AWOL

My apologies to you all. Yes, I´m alive! I´m ALIIIIIVE! I have not posted anything in a while. Actually since January last year. A lot of things happened since then. The first one is that I had to plan a … Continue reading

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Kyudo

We are somehow blessed at the range. Nanka Kyudo Kay from Pasadena practices Kyudo every Sunday from 8AM to around 11AM at Rancho Park Archery. Archery is to Kyudo what fast food is to a four star Michelin restaurant. We … Continue reading

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We are always learning, Part 2

Now that I told you my story on the first part of this post, let me tell you how connects with Archery. As a coach, I spent most of my time teaching, and not as much as I should practicing. … Continue reading

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Archery Through the Ages, Part 2

Months ago, I posted one article about the history of the longbow, and I mentioned knights pinned to their horses through their armor plate and stories of arrows going through four inches of oak. Those feats were possible not only … Continue reading

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We are always learning, and when we stop, we die

A long time ago, in another continent, I was practicing Aikido, as I would do every Sunday for three hours. That day, we were focusing in aiki-ken or sword techniques. And I remember that I wasn´t too happy with my … Continue reading

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