Kyudo.
The Way of the Bow

Kyudo is one of the most ancient and noble traditional disciplines in Japan. Many consider it to be the purest of all martial arts. It is very close to the Way of the Warrior which is the mirror of the mind and the heart. Il Kyudo is characterised by a purely operative nature, which doesn't leave space for pointless speculation. This means that its principles are intimately connected with its practice, and their inner value is demonstrated by the fact that they can be applied both during kyudo practice and in daily life.

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Iaido.
The Way of Swordsmanship

The historical birth of Iaido traditionally dates back to the second year of the EIROKU era, and it was born thanks to Hayashizaki Jinsuke Shigenobu (1546-1621). It is said that 20-year-old Hayashinzaki went to a shinto sanctuary, where he stayed and kept praying for 100 days. At the end of these days, he had a dream in which he was taught the technique for drawing the sword from its scabbard.

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Dojo

Dōjō (道場, Dōjō), commonly transliterated as dojo, means place (jō) where one follows the way (dō), or also: place for finding the way. The term derived from Buddhism, indicated the place where awakening is obtained, was adopted in the military world influenced by the Zen tradition, for this reason it is widespread in the martial arts environment.

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