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.

Bow and arrow. Onna-Bugeisha, samurai girl

blackbyasiat: Chiharu Okunugi (The Kimono Gallery)

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Kyudo

"In Kyudo philosophy, you don't aim--you become one with the target. Then, in fact, there's nothing to aim at. I find it works well with women, too." Japanese archery -Kyudo- : photo by Linda Butler from Rural Japan

弓道美少女!! by LanceXiao, via Flickr

弓道 Kyudo - Might try this some time if possible. I do like archery :)

Japanese traditional mounting archery, Yabusame

美しすぎる日本の伝統儀式「流鏑馬 (やぶさめ)」陰陽道で宇宙と呼応する画像 26選

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.

Stillfried, Baron R. von (1839 - 1911). Man with bow and arrow, 1875-1885, hand-colored albumen print.

Stillfried, Baron R. von - Samurai with bow and arrow, hand-colored albumen print.

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threelittlemonkeybutts: ultratangerine: Women Warriors series by maxre A women only archery competition in North Japan.

"Tomoe Gozen" She was a female warrior who was believed to have fought and survived the Genpei War.

巴御前 "Tomoe Gozen" She was a female warrior who was believed to have fought and survived the Genpei War.

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