Category Archives: Rancho Park Archery Range

Hi There! Archery in LA

Welcome to Los Angeles Archery! Hi, I am Alejandro Barahona, Instructor at Rancho Park Achery Range in LA. — the best place to practice Archery in LA. We are located at Cheviot Hills Recreation Center, 2459 Motor Ave., Los Angeles, … 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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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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Brave Promotion at Hollywood and Highland

Hi y’all, I had a little bit of a brain fart…for the last month or so (Is there something like a permanent brain fart? Do I suffer from acute Brainfartitis? ) and I did not mention a Brave promotion I´m … 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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Squirrels at the range

A friend posted this image on her website…it tickle my funny bone (Disclaimer: I don´t condone violence towards the squirrels, even if they pee on you when you are on the shooting line during a match…even if they do it … 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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