Japanese horse back archery, Yabusame 流鏑馬

Yabusame – Horse Archery at Meiji Shrine

thekimonogallery: “ Japanese horse back archery, Yabusame 流鏑馬. At the budo, or martial arts, tournament and exhibition at Tokyo’s Meiji Shrine. via Tokyobling.

先日の流鏑馬 - ツイナビ | ツイッター(Twitter)ガイド

Yabusame (流鏑馬) is a type of mounted archery in traditional Japanese archery. An archer on a running horse shoots three special "turnip-headed" arrows successively at three wooden targets.

神祇官

Snow in Kamigamo Shrine, Kyoto, Japan - but I wasn't there in winter.

Iaido 居合道 -

Iaido 居合道 - modern Japanese martial art associated with the smooth, controlled movements of drawing the sword from its scabbard, striking or cutting an opponent, removing blood from the blade, and then replacing the sword in the scabbard.

Aikido

Martial Art - A Way Of Life For a Dedicated Martial Artist, Martial Art is more than an Art, Sport or Combat for him it is the only way of life

These children are fortunate to be able to start young...their bodies will encompass the principles of aikido as naturally as breathing.

These children are fortunate to be able to start young.their bodies will encompass the principles of aikido as naturally as breathing.

Iaido - Art of drawing the sword

Samurai art of drawing a sword ~ Iaido is associated with the smooth, controlled movements of drawing the sword from its scabbard or saya, striking or cutting an opponent, removing blood from the blade, and then replacing the sword in the scabbard.

抜刀演舞-中村八幡宮、真岡市 Batto embu taikai at Nakamura Hachimangu shrine in Moka

Samurai code, way of warrior The Bushidō code's typified by virtues: Rectitude (義 gi?) Courage (勇氣 yūki) Benevolence (仁 jin) Respect (禮 rei) Honesty (誠 makoto) Honour (名誉 meiyo) Loyalty (忠義 chūgi) Associated virtues Filial piety (孝 kō) Wisdom (智 chi)

We reminisced over lunch about Date Masamune (伊達 政宗) - the One-Eyed Dragon of Sendai. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Date_Masamune

We reminisced over lunch about Date Masamune (伊達 政宗) - the One-Eyed Dragon of Sendai.

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