Category Archives: tsurune

Kyudo Notebook: Practice, Practice

It’s been a long time, and what can I say? The election. But while all that was going on, practice continued, we had some really good tutorials, a lot of great yumi conversation over the New Year holidays… One of … Continue reading

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Kyudo Notebook: Wake Up!

Things are settling down now, but it’s hard to put into words. There is the higher/closer position at daisan, which turns out to be less exaggerated than I thought, in part because my arms are long enough to make it … Continue reading

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Kyudo Notebook: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Yesterday I was on vacation, so ended up spending seven hours at the dojo. This was, in retrospect, too much. My normal practice time is more like 2-3 hours. But it was fun at the time, and interesting to be … Continue reading

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Kyudo Notebook: Arrows

Yesterday we had a mini-taikai. Unfortunately I had dropped off four of my six kinteki arrows to have some damaged flights replaced, and they hadn’t arrived back yet, so I ended up using enteki arrows. “How much difference could it … Continue reading

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