Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Verslag International Kyudo Seminar in Tokyo

It was my first week in Japan, nine years ago. Wondering around the great park surrounding the Meiji Jingu shrine, I came across a kyudo dojo, the first I had seen in my life!

From the entrance I could see the preparation space and the back side of the shooting line but little else and since I was only going to stay in Japan for two more weeks I couldn’t let the opportunity pass. 

I went to the reception, asked to watch practice and the elderly receptionist told me good-heartedly “Sure, go to the back, pass the bamboo bar and get to the bleachers -just don’t make any noise!”

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