Presentation of the book:

Shooting the Japanese bow  KYUDO

The Correct Basic Movements

Written and published by Hans Gundermann

Drawings by Professor Inagaki Genshiro Yoshimichi, Tokyo, Japan

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ASHIBUMI: placement of the feet

DOZOKURI: preparing the upper part of the body

YUGAMAE: 3. basic position

UCHIOKOSHI: to lift the bow

SANBUNNONI: controlling and correcting

TSUME AI: the bow is fully drawn

HANARE: releasing the arrow

ZANSHIN: the remaining

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