Monthly Archives: June 2015

Kyudo Notebook: Aces and Eights

Well, really this is about the crosses and kiza. Three quick notes: A while back, a teacher, hanshi, 8-dan, mentioned that the arrow will generally go where the line of your shoulders is pointing, or if it does not, then … Continue reading

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Kyudo Notebook: Fear and Wanting

Well, our shinsa is over. Both arrows hit, but it wasn’t enough. I knew my shooting was poor while still at the sha-i, but after a lot of compliments from spectators who should have known better, I began to think … Continue reading

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