Category Archives: Training

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

Posted in Archery Classes, Archery Equipment, Archery shops, Arrow, Bow, Brave, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Movies, Online, Rancho Park Archery Range, Safety, sight, Training, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

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

Posted in Archery, Archery Classes, Arrow, Bow, Los Angeles, People, Rancho Park Archery Range, Training, What does it has to do with archery? | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Sport Science, Archery and Stance

One of the most complicated things to explain to a new archery student is the importance of stance. The tendency in modern archery is to use natural body stance and natural body positions. The idea being, using the least amount … Continue reading

Posted in Archery, Arrow, Bow, Fita, Training, Video | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Actor, Archery Classes, Archery shops, Arrow, Bow, Brave, Los Angeles, People, Rancho Park Archery Range, Safety, The Avengers, The Hunger Games, Training | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in People, Rancho Park Archery Range, Safety, sight, Training, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

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

Posted in Archery, Arrow, Bow, Compound Bow, Fita, People, Rancho Park Archery Range, Safety, sight, sight block, Training, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Archery in LA

Welcome to Los Angeles Archery! Hi, I am Alejandro Barahona, Level 2 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., … Continue reading

Posted in Archery, Archery Classes, Archery Equipment, Archery shops, Arrow, Bow, Brave, Compound Bow, Fita, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Movies, Online, People, Pixar, Rancho Park Archery Range, Safety, The Avengers, The Hunger Games, Training, What does it has to do with archery? | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments