Monthly Archives: July 2013

Kyudo Notebook: More of the Same

Over the weekend we had an enteki taikai, shooting at 60m. The last time I shot at that distance was the same taikai a year earlier, so… coming to it fresh, to say the least. But my first four practice … Continue reading

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Kyudo Notebook: The Value of Competition

A while back someone mentioned reading about a taikai here, and seemed to feel it was somehow not in the true spirit of kyudo. We had our monthly mini-taikai today and on the way home I was thinking about it, … Continue reading

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Kyudo Notebook: Hayake Days

We had a taikai over the weekend and on one level it didn’t go well, but one another it was quite fascinating. My first three arrows hit, but I knew my teacher wasn’t happy. I’m not sure if I heard … Continue reading

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