Kyudo is a living tradition of meditative archery, a powerful and highly refined contemplative practice. Led by Kanjuro Shibata XXI, Sensei, this programme is an intensive practice for advanced students of Bishu Chikurin branch of the Heki-ryu school of Kyudo.
Advanced students are expected to bring their own equipment (yumi, ya’s and kake) and to have ample experience with sishido as well as hitote shooting. We will be practicing Shamen.
Register for the combined programme if you wish to stay for the open programme, and are willing to assist beginners with first shot and makiwara practice (and be trained for that).
The link to Oko’s website: www.kyudo.org
Arrival day (July 24, Monday): Intro talk at 8 pm. You’re invited to come from 4 pm in order to register and settle in your room. Dinner is served at 6.45 pm.
End of program (August 3, Thrusday): Closing circle and Banquet in the evening.
Departure day (August 4, Friday): You may leave anytime (no programme). You’re welcome to stay for lunch.
This programme is taught in English. The program will be translated into French. Requests for interpretation in other languages need to be made in advance and confirmed (please indicate your are requesting interpretation on the registration page).
For Zenko and Oko members, there is a reduction of 100 € on the regular programme price displayed below (reduction proportionally decreased for discounted options).