Category Archives: Safety

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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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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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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VNSA Sight Review

Anselmo Dominguez from Elitus-Archery send me at no cost to me one of his titanium VNSA sight post for recurved bows for testing. Anselmo designed this sight so that regardless of the position of the sight along the sight elevation … 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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