There are places on your back that contain great hidden power. Between your shoulder blades, just outside of your spine, in this area that is not bone nor joint, there are invisible secrets. Almost as if we use them just right, wings might burst forth and send us to flight. Or just make us awesome… Continue reading From Where Wings Would Grow
We often read that we should shoot with our hearts, not our skills. But if you can’t shoot with skills, it’s probably not going to be a very good shot. I’ve looked at my technique and shooting and two things are apparent: I’m trying really hard, and my skills aren’t sharp. I’m conscious of these… Continue reading Skills: Gojujumonji and Spider Webs
Just winning makes you lucky. Losing, then learning to win, makes you skilled.
Gods are in the mountains. Saints are in the city.
How many arrows should we shoot in one standing? By “one standing” I mean when we go to the mark to shoot, and so the question I pose is, how many arrows should we bring at once to shoot at the mark? This is actually an interesting question I’d like to ask some archers outside… Continue reading Arrow Count
There it lay. Weakening. Saddened. Dying. Not dead but dying. So the master started to yell at it, but from then on the horse couldn’t talk. So the master kicked it, and the horse stopped moving. So the master went a way for a while and thought. He devised a plan and resolve of the… Continue reading Kicking a Dying Horse
When the dragon shoots, his eyes are alive. Locked onto the target, unmoving, they are burning and glowing. Dragon eyes don’t fear the target, they own the target. Atop the castle of the body built strong, burning, waiting, growing, at the moment of the release when the whole earth moves, the eyes remain the same.… Continue reading Dragon Eyes