2012 Olympics Archery Primer & Resources

It's Olympics Eve and the games are finally going to kick off tomorrow. For us archers, the main thing we want to know is how and when to watch the competition. Most of you may already know that NBC is thankfully streaming the archery events online. But it's also helpful, if you're not a seasoned archer, to know …

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Olympics – Archery Online Live July 28th!

Hey Archery lovers!  I just found out that NBC will be streaming the Olympic Archers online starting July 28th - August 3rd.  Here is the link: http://www.nbcolympics.com/online-listings/day=july-28/index.html Held at Lord’s Cricket Ground, the Archery competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games will call for pinpoint precision and nerves of steel. Number of competitors 128: 64 …

Carbon vs. Aluminum Arrows: And Interview with Instructor Alex Kobe (Part 2)

By Laura Fisk The following is the second of a two-part interview with Alex Kobe, an Instructor at the Rancho Park Archery Range. In this final part of the interview, Alex focuses on the advantages and disadvantages of carbon vs. aluminum arrows. Laura: What is the difference between aluminum and carbon arrows? Alex: Aluminum, per …

July 4th BBQ at the Rancho Park Archery Range

Another 4th of July has come and gone. The archers of the Rancho Park Archery Range celebrated Independence Day with some good food (thanks for those hot links, JP!), good company and of course some shooting. The highlight of the day may have been the moving target shoot.

Carbon, Aluminum or Wood Arrows? An Interview with Archery Instructor Alex Kobe (Part 1)

By Laura Fisk The following is the first of a two-part interview with Alex Kobe, one of the instructors at the Rancho Park Archery Range. In this interview, Alex talks about the equipment he uses and talks about the advantages and disadvantages of carbon, aluminum and wooden arrows. Laura: What do you do here at the …