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Shoulder Update and the Importance of the Horizontal and Vertical Crosses

This is a continuation in a series of posts about my shoulder injury with kyudo. I am not a doctor and so everything must be taken with a grain of salt, but maybe you have experienced an injury in kyudo and can gain some helpful information from my small experience. Please don’t hesitate to write… Continue reading Shoulder Update and the Importance of the Horizontal and Vertical Crosses

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Shoulder Update and Kyudo Manual Volume 2 “Kyohon Dai-Nikan”

Well, it’s been almost three weeks since I’ve pulled the bow, and I’ve got about 5 days left until I’m planning to go back, which will make my time away about 3 and a half weeks in total. There is an upcoming seminar I want to go to which won’t involve all that much shooting,… Continue reading Shoulder Update and Kyudo Manual Volume 2 “Kyohon Dai-Nikan”

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Upcoming Blog Carnival & More From “Zen in the Art of Archery”

The blog carnival hosted by Sophelia at http://sopheliajapan.blogspot.jp/  is only five days away! So if you’re interested in joining get writing and contact Sophelia by email, and if you’re looking forward to reading all the different articles, mark April 19th on your calendar, yo. It should be good fun so don’t miss out! … Back to “Zen in… Continue reading Upcoming Blog Carnival & More From “Zen in the Art of Archery”

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Our Goals and a New Book: "Illuminated Spirit: Conversations with a Kyudo Master"

We make these goals and call them God’s decree. These goals construct our fate which becomes painful chains. Over our hearts, our minds, our eyes … all of the world’s phenomenon becomes filtered through the domineering vigilance of our goals, our fate. They are both synonymous with decay, as well as success. In such fine… Continue reading Our Goals and a New Book: "Illuminated Spirit: Conversations with a Kyudo Master"