Sunday, September 28, 2014

Gandiva Archery : Hitting the Right Targets

Gandiva4The world has witnessed a sudden resurgence in the passion for archery. What was once known for combats and ancient war fighting’s has evolved into not only a form of recreation but also a professional sport. And it has been further popularized with the advent of films like The Hunger Games, Bravo and The Avengers. Who hasn’t daydreamed about drawing bows and hitting targets straight on with the precision of Katniss or the swag of Hawkeye?
Last Saturday, Gandiva Archery Range who has transferred from MOA to One eCom Center at Ortigas Pasig City  held a Bloggers Night, as a preparation for one of the most talk about pageant last year the Miss Teen Earth, and Little Miss Earth Philippines.
Most of the Media and On Line bloggers have tried Archerytrial and was amazed and wanting to do it more . We enjoy hitting sqme targets and just doing this art in a much serious way
The First set of players had a multi darts and balloon targets and  the highest score of 170 was being achieved by Mr. Mario Dungo  who got the Major Prize.
IMG_8695 . Having some major hits from the target will get you more enticed with this game. It was a great and wonderful experience a person may have .I happened to hit 4 out of 5 shots that I have gained , and got the major prize for the 2nd game.Many thanks to Mr. IC Mendoza l Head PR. and a Representative of Captured Dream Media Relation .
Named after the mythical bow in the ancient epic poem Mahabharata, Gandiva archery range brings a certain magic by breathing new life into the art of Archery.
It all began on 2009 when Gandiva’s first branch opened in SM Mall of Asia with the aim of popularizing the sport and of becoming a one-stop shop for fitness, focus, and fun. Some of their basic offerings are the 1-hour archery package, range and equipment rentals. Archery training (recurve and compound archery), Archery armory (archery equipment repairs and servicing) and offset archery range setup and facilitation.
Some celebrities who have graced the ranges at Gandiva are Sarah Geronimo , Mateo Guidicelli, Liza Soberano, Richard Gomez, John James Uy , Slater Young, Rafael Rosell, and many others. Celebrity Ambassador Bangs Garcia is currently enrolled in Gandivas’s basic and advance module.
As a training facility, Gandiva also desires to further bring pride to the country as it makes more Filipino athletes competitive and equips them to be at par with Archery champions around the world.
Over the past few years, they have also hosted events such as the 3rd Asian Grand Prix, Southeast Asian Championships and sponsored major sporting events such as the Palarong Pambansa. But their collaboration also extended into the field of manufacturing achery equipment when they partnered with the Korean company, Samick. They are also steadily building their inventory of archery equipment and accessories while establishing partnerships with manufacturers around the globe.
With its steady rise and growing clientele. Gandiva is sure to continue to fan the flames of passion for archery not only as a sport but as an art form, further hitting the bullseye in the hearts of Filipinos of all ages for the years to come.
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