Friday, October 3, 2014

Learn and Experience Archery at Gandiva Archery Cafe

Archery is used for hunting and combat way back while in our modern times is it an art and sports that needs practice and skill of propelling arrows using a bow. It was never become a mainstream not until it was seen in some popular movies like The Hunger Games, Brave and The Avengers.

Today, the Gandiva archery range brings a certain magic by breathing new life into the art of Archery. It was named after a mythical bow in the ancient epic poem Mahabharata.

It all begins in 2009 when Gandiva's first branch open in SM Mall of Asia with the aim of popularizing the sport and 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 (re-curve and compound archery), Archery armory (archery equipment repairs and servicing) and offset archery range set up and facilitation.


Some celebrities who have graced the ranges at Gandiva are Sarah Geronimo, Matteo Guidicelli, Liza Soberano, Richard Gomez, John James Uy, Slater Young, Rafael Rosell, and many others. Celebrity ambassador Bangs Garcia is currently enrolled in Gandiva'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, South East Asian Championships and sponsored major sporting events such as the Palarong Pambansa.

With it 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 - futher hitting the bullseye in the hearts of Filipinos of all ages for the years to come.

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