Category Archives: People

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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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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Safety and anchor point

You guys might remember my post on safety a few months back. I originally thought that would not happen to a recurve shooter, that shooting yourself through the hand can only happen with compound bows. I also believe the common … Continue reading

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Eye dominance and the Modern Archery Technique – Part 2

There are different ways to test the eye dominance. The main one, or at least the one we used the most at the range is the (modified) Miles test. For the (modified) Miles test, you put two hands together and … Continue reading

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Eye dominance and the Modern Archery Technique – Part 1

I used to be a lot more strict with eye dominance and archery than what I am now. When I began learning archery, some time during the dark ages, right after my uncle UGGhH discover fire by pure chance, followed … Continue reading

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People who need peope, part two

If you come to the archery range at Rancho Park, you´ll see that we have kind of a loose organization there. We don´t have a single Range Master or a single RSO or Range Safety Officer. We don´t have a … Continue reading

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