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Japanese art of archery - kyudo. Photo by JOSS from Honolulu Magazine.
Japanese archery, Kyudo 弓道
Samurai code, way of warrior The Bushidō code's typified by 7-8 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) Care for the aged (悌 tei) http://www.artofmanliness.com/2008/09/14/the-bushido-code-the-eight-virtues-of-the-samurai/ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRrckyRrG20 last samurai stance for motherhood gladstone4?
Iaido - This is a "soft" martial art. Basically, Iaido consists of learning "To Draw The Sword". It's harder than it looks and you haven't felt pain until you've been whacked on the arms with a bokken!
成人式の振袖 This is the kimono 20-year-old girls wear for Coming of Age ceremony. *
Japanese archery -Kyudo- Hey, @Beth Nativ Wade Next time I'm up, k?? ;)
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