Review of Kyudo: The Essence and Practice of Japanese Archery by Hideharu Onuma, with Dan and Jackie DeProspero. Kyudo-the Way of the Bow-is the oldest of Japan’s traditional martial arts and the one most closely associated with bushido, the Way of the Warrior. After the. Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more.
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The text of Kyudo was written by the DeProsperos, but the words and spirit are largely those of Onuma Sensei.
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Kyudo: The Essence and Practice of Japanese Archery: a review
It lets you know what you need about the sport to decide whther or not it’s something for you. Jimmy rated it it was amazing Jan 28, Florin Baiduc rated it it was amazing Jul 17, Special sections on problem solving and shitsu errors also make it a unique teaching and learning resource, and the concluding shiteimondo teacher-student dialogue provides unparalleled insights into the thoughts and teachings of a true master of the martial arts. Tscully rated it it was amazing Sep 05, The Eight Stages of Shooting.
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Stuart rated it liked it Aug 28, Good explanations ,yudo what Kyudo is and how it fits into Japanese culture, and why it is of interest in the wider world. The DeProsperos have lived and studied kyudo and aikido in Japan for more than a dozen years, much of that time living with their teacher.
Kyudo: The Essence and Practice of Japanese Archery by Hideharu Onuma
Mar archey, Tim Weakley rated it it was amazing Shelves: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I plan on studying kyudo if all goes well. Fran rated it it was amazing May 04, No trivia or quizzes yet. Written with both novices and advanced students in mind, the book is presented in simple, straightforward language and features hundreds of detailed illustrations, supplemented by rare photographs of Master Onuma, clearly demonstrating the fundamental techniques and daily practice of practife form of “standing Zen.
The last chapter is “Problem Solving. Kyudo is one such.
Contents The History and Development of Kyudo. Chapter Two is a succinct discussion of the history and development of kyudo, beginning with the prehistoric period and continuing to the foundation of the All-Japan Kyudo Federation.
Kyudo : The Essence and Practice of Japanese Archery [Hardcover]
With detailed descriptions and numerous illustrations it provides a solid understanding of the technology of Kyudo. Ester rated it it was amazing Feb 27, To understand the history, terminology, and basic concepts of practice, there is archer that this book can provide. Asathor rated it really liked it Sep 30, Written with both novices and advanced students in mind, the book is presented in simple, straightforward language and features hundreds of detailed illustrations, ans by rare photographs of Master Onuma, clearly demonstrating the fundamental techniques and daily practice of this form of “standing Zen.
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Kyudo: The Essence and Practice of Japanese Archery
Marcos Estevam rated it did not like it Dec 02, A brief bibliography and a directory of kyudo dojo and organizations all over the world follow the appendix and provide the interested reader with means of further study and investigation of Japanese archery. This is an excellent book on Kyudo, from it’s history and context to technical details. No book ever could. It’s a discipline, a meditation, a practice, and while one can easily learn the This falls under the heading of “books about things that you can’t learn to do from a book.
The technical core of the book is contained in Chapters Six, Seven and Eight. Onuma sensei, who was instrumental in introducing kyudo to the West, believed that kyudo belonged not just to the Japanese but to the whole world. Od closing, archsry a few more words: Luigi rated it it was amazing Dec 12, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
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