Monthly Archives: April 2015

Kyudo Notebook: Principles of Recovery from Errors

A quick addendum to the Standardized Test Questions. The answer to the first part of the 3-dan question that starts “Discuss the three principles for recovering from errors (shitsu)…” is not clearly explained in the Kyudo Kyohon, volume one. The … Continue reading

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Kyudo Notebook: 2015 Asia-Oceania Seminar

They say that when the student is ready, the master appears. That’s what Seminar A was like for me this year, and I learned the solutions to several problems that I’d been struggling with for years, sometimes even without really … Continue reading

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Kyudo Notebook: Standardized Test Questions

For a long time, each local kyudo association (renmei) has been free to develop its own set of questions to ask in the written part of the shinsa examination. Starting this year, it seems the ANKF have decided to standardize … Continue reading

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