Taking the Competition

We’re halfway through the Indoor Season, and our Trojan Archers have already amassed 17 titles! We’ve had a tough schedule here with two back-to-back tournaments at the very start of the semester. CA State Indoor Championships At CA State Indoor, Aadi Ghildiyal (left) became State Champion for Collegiate Women’s Recurve AND set a new state record! Daniel Kwasniewski became State Champion for Collegiate Men’s Recurve. … Continue reading Taking the Competition

Welcome Back!

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!

The Magic Number Is 4

This past weekend, our esteemed President Daniel Kwasniewski attained a USA Archery Level 4 coaching status, propelling him into the upper echelons of the archery world. “It was one of the best experiences I have had during my short time in the archery community,” Dan said of his experience. “It [the class] really helped me understand the finer details of the shot process and what … Continue reading The Magic Number Is 4

Calling All Achievement Hunters!

We here at Trojan Archery are excited to announce that our club will be participating in the USA Archery Adult Achievement Program! In order to for the developing archer to track—and, honestly, flaunt–their progress in the sport, we will begin offering mini tournament style 300 Rounds (ten ends of three arrows for a maximum of 300 points). By tracking the score with USAA’s scoring matrix, … Continue reading Calling All Achievement Hunters!

So You Want to be an Archer: Physical Considerations

So you have decided to become an archer; where does one actually begin? For many of our dedicated readers and club members, the answer to that question is a simple one: go to a beginner class. For most other archers, however, the process starts by considering a few of their physical attributes that plays important role in the shooting process. Hand and eye dominance Save … Continue reading So You Want to be an Archer: Physical Considerations

Welcoming Our New Members

Now that we are winding down the “test drive” period for the club, we will start handing out membership packages. Your package includes a club T-shirt, a stretch band, some adorable pins, and an awesomely pristine curriculum card. You can pick up your membership package from an officer during any of our on-campus practice. We are also going to start skill development in full force. … Continue reading Welcoming Our New Members

Funding for the Future

  Huge thanks to USA Archery’s Collegiate Archery Program for awarding Trojan Archery with a grant to purchase much needed bales and updated equipment. Thanks to the Recreational Club Council (RCC) at USC for awarding us funding for additional improvements and support for our competitive team. Thanks also to the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) and the Graduate Student Government (GSG) at USC for supporting club sports. … Continue reading Funding for the Future