If you’re a longtime fan of DC comics and CWs ‘Arrow’, you’ll know who the Green Arrow is. Though there are different story versions from these two references, the Green Arrow is characterized with expertise in archery, using his bow and arrow to avenged his failed city, Star City. According to its online definition, archery is a “sport, practice or skill of using a bow to propel arrows. The word comes from the Latin arcus. Historically, archery has been used for hunting and combat. In modern times, it is mainly a competitive sport and recreational activity.” Remember Robin Hood of Nottingham?
Well, if you want to display your skills in archery, or if you’re just beginning to love the sport, you might want to visit Kodanda Archery Range in BF Homes, Makati Square, and MOA Arena Annex. And if you’re living in Quezon City, there’s a new branch located inside Eastwood Cyber & Fashion Mall where you can enjoy an hour of unlimited arrows to shoot for only P590.
There’s no membership required, all you have to do is walk-in any of the branches mentioned. Group bookings are also welcome, they just have to call for reservations.
“Archery is a great hobby for people who are looking for a fun alternative way to deal with everyday stress. It’s also a thrilling activity that one can enjoy with family and friends,” says Luis Fuentes, president of Goldenfletch Inc., holding company of Kodanda MOA. (The Philippine Star). In Sanskrit, Kodanda means “He who has a bow.” The great Rama, known in Hinduism as the Lord of Virtue (Maryada Purushottama) lived life in perfect adherence to dharma – the stability and harmony of the universe – through the help of his bow, Kodanda. As his constant companion, the great bow has helped his master and king send countless evil men to their deaths.
Kodanda Archery in Eastwood is located at the 2nd floor of the Cyber & Fashion Mall and all you have to do is fill-up a waiver form upon registration. You’ll be required to wear safety gears, like arm guard and finger tab, before you shoot within 5, 8, and 10 meter range. Don’t worry, you’ll be assisted properly by highly trained members of Kodanda Archery who are themselves are into the archery sports and competition.
Bows are in different sizes and weights according to a shooter’s body type. There are 7 target boards that can be used at the same time. There are also 2 types of bows for left and right-hand users.
Not just for sports, archery is also effective for bonding times with family and friends. Or when you’re with your special someone, a visit to the archery range is another perfect way to date her (or him).
And here’s a bit of good news. Those who’ll be visiting Kodanda Archery Range in Eastwood will get a P100 discount, until March 31, just by presenting a coupon found at the ground floor lobby of the mall. Mall visitors are given the discount flyers upon entering.
If you’re up for this sport or just for fun, you may contact 0942-4250298 for inquiries and reservations. Visit their Facebook Page www.facebook.com/KodandaArcheryRange to know more about them. Kodanda also offers archery lesson for beginners.
You may also visit Reia Ayunan’s Hey Reia link and read her experience on Kodanda Archery Range.
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