Monthly Archives: January 2016

Kyudo Notebook: Suki

One of the most difficult things about Kyudo, compared to most martial arts, is that we have no opponent to help us. There is this concept of suki (透き), a gap, opening, or vulnerability, but because we have no autonomous … Continue reading

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Kyudo Notebook: Uozumi Ichiro Sensei

For a while days now I’ve been trying to work out what to say about the death of Uozumi Ichiro-sensei, hanshi 8-dan. He taught the group I was in the first year I went to the Nagoya seminar, and for … Continue reading

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