Monthly Archives: December 2013

Kyudo Notebook: International Seminar of Budo Culture

In more general news, they’ve announced the 26th International Seminar of Budo Culture to take place March 7-9 at the International Budo University in Chiba. This is the seminar I attended in 2012, where you not only have a chance … Continue reading

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Kyudo Notebook: Midcourse

There’s a lot going on but it’s hard to write about because things aren’t settled. The shoulder injury remains a factor but is improving. The takeyumi seems to be coming along nicely and I’m very thankful to have this rather … Continue reading

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Kyudo Notebook: Autumn Tutorial

I seem to be getting back to normal as long as I go through a much-expanded warming-up process that includes some ki exercises suggested by Zen, a few rounds of subiki (which the bow needs to warm up as well), … Continue reading

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