Our archers were hard at work all Sunday training to become certified instructors. They are the bread and butter of the club, responsible for running the range safely, teaching beginners, and developing our archers’ techniques. Thank you and welcome Instructors! Get Involved! It’s a new semester and we are getting ready to host First Timer Classes for anyone interested in learning archery for the … Continue reading Welcome Back!
Happy New Year from everyone here at Trojan Archery! We hope you had a wonderful holiday season. Our New Year’s Resolution? More archery, of course! Most of us have had archery on the brain all through the academic break (some of us never stopped practicing!), and now we are preparing to enter the thick of Indoor Competition Season. We’re also preparing for round two of … Continue reading Resolution – MORE ARCHERY!
Due to the spread of the recent fires in California, the SIACC Qualifier at Rancho Park Archery Range has been cancelled. Full refunds will be given to participants or can be transferred for registration for a following qualifier if ours was the only one you signed up for. Our thoughts are with the thousands affected by these fires, and we hope that you stay safe. Continue reading SIACC Qualifier Emergency Announcement
It has been a busy month for Trojan Archery, dearest readers. Following on the heels of the National Indoor Championships we have been swamped with all sorts of new preparation. The most pressing of which was preparing ourselves for outdoor competition. For those unfamiliar with the shooting formats, all of the competitions mentioned in our … More And Two Rose From the Ashes
This past weekend we here at Trojan Archery sent a whopping 20 archers to the USA Archery 2018 Indoor National Championship. As strong as our team has been this season, we went on to break all expectations that we have set for ourselves. Though there were no team rating this time around, we had 12 archers who broke their personal bests (lovingly referred to as … Continue reading Everything’s Coming Up Peanut Butter
Hello, fellow Trojans! First and foremost, let us at TrojanArchery.com apologize for our recent lack of activities and post. It’s not because we did nothing for two weeks–let’s be honest that’s a really long time to be mourning our lack of Valentine’s Day plan. Turns out our webmaster went full nerd mode to prepare for a science conference that he is currently attending. He sends … Continue reading Shoot Your Hearts Out
A common quandary we here at Trojan Archery encounters when teaching beginners–who all are introduced to archery through the barebow style–is how to teach them to aim. For shorter distances, the concept of “instinctive” aiming is straightforward; what you’re looking at is usually what you hit. However, for longer distances, and especially with elevation changes akin to those in a field round, the answer of … Continue reading So You Want to be a (Barebow) Archer: Instincts, Gap, and String Walking
As our competition season ramps up, it is starting to feel like we here at Trojan Archery are simply trying to make it from one tournament to the next in one piece. To give all of our beloved readers a quick update, we sent a cadre of archers to the California State Indoor Championship two weekends ago. Though the numbers are a bit small this … Continue reading Another Week, Another Tournament
This past weekend, we here at Trojan Archery kicked off our 2018 competition season at the Southern California Collegiate Indoor Invitational at the Easton Archery Center for Excellence in Chula Vista. For a lack of better words, it went off like gangbusters. Based on the point system used by the judges Trojan Archery was second in men’s recurve, third in women’s and men’s barebow, and … Continue reading Tic-Tac-Toe!: Southern California Collegiate Indoor Invitational 2018 Recap
As a part of our fundraising effort for this competition season, Trojan Archery is hosting a tournament, and we want you (YES, YOU!) to participate and spread the word! The tournament will be held on Sunday, February 4th at the Pasadena Roving Archers Main Range. The registration is $30 and will go towards helping our competitive team cover the cost of travel and lodging for … Continue reading Ringing in the Spring 2018 Semester