Archery in the city!

by - August 13, 2013

Whenever you watch a movie that has archery involved in it, don't the actors/actresses make us feel like it's so damn easy? For example, The Hunger Games, Robin Hood or Hawk Eye from Avengers. From the moment they put the arrow and to the point where they gracefully let it go. Looks easy, no sweat, right? 

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It's not!!! Why do I know? Well, last Friday, I tried archery for the very first time over at Kodanda Archery Range located at Makati Cinema Square with the blogkada and let's just say I went in there feeling I could pull off some Katniss Everdeen moves on my first try. Needless to say, I failed!=P It doesn't help that I am a La Sallian and dubbed as a green archer!:)) It's a difficult sport, but I won't deny that it's really thrilling!^_^ Oh and may I add that it's another great way to relieve stress and improve on your focus!

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If you're wondering why the place is called KODANDA...

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*[sanskrit: he who has bow]

It's actually inspired by the great Rama in Hinduism as the Lord of Virtue (Maryada Purushottama). It said that he was able to overtake the harsh tests of life and time with the powerful bow. :)

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Trained by Olympic champion-Syd Nerickson Fraginal :)
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Name that archer! hehe :) Ana, Tracy, Me, Paul and Hubby!

Before the actual targeting, we were taught by the trainers of Kodanda on how to stand, how to hold our bows and how to load our arrows. It took some getting used to, but once your all set, the fun starts!

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We did an hour worth of archery and it felt like we were only doing it for 20 minutes. It was that fun! I still have a lot of practice to do in terms of my aim. Which is why, I can't wait to go back with the blogkada and hubby!:) Another round of this and for sure, i'll be skilled like Katniss Everdeen! Preparing for Catching Fire! hehe!:)

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Thank you, Kodanda Archery Range for this one of a kind experience! I'll be back!


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  1. Hoho super sad I missed this <///3 Next time uli please!!!

  2. Haha. OMG. Ang pretty/dainty mo masyado to be Katniss Everdeen. More like Arwen Evenstar dapat ang peg mo. :) Lovet! Will check this out, too. Nainggit ako. :p

  3. wow! i want to try that! nkakainggit, :)

  4. This is too cool!!! =))



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