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Kyudo or Kyūdō (弓道) ("way of the bow") is a modern Japanese martial art (gendai budō); kyudo practitioners are referred to as kyudoka (弓道家). Kyudo is based on kyūjutsu (art of archery), which originated with the samurai class of feudal Japan.

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"Kyudo, which literally means The Way of the Bow, is considered by many to be the purest of all the martial ways."

Kyudo: The ancient art of Japanese archery

Kyudo: The ancient art of Japanese archery - Matador Network

Bushido 武士道 - a Japanese word for the way of the samurai life, loosely analogous to the concept of chivalry. Originates from the samurai moral values, most commonly stressing some combination of frugality, loyalty, martial arts mastery, and honor unto death.

Bushido 武士道 - a Japanese word for the way of the samurai life, loosely analogous to the concept of chivalry. Originates from the samurai moral values.

Kyūdō (The Way of Archery) practiced by thousands of people around the world, is a Japanese martial art whose supreme goal is 'the state of shin-zen-bi, roughly "truth-goodness-beauty", which can be approximated as: when archers shoot correctly (i.e. truthfully) with virtuous spirit and attitude toward all persons and all things which relate to kyudo (i.e. with goodness), beautiful shooting is realized naturally.' via wikipedia. Photo by Sgt. Ethan E. Rocke, Wikimedia Commons. #Kyudo

The practice of Japanese Archery, called Kyudo, can be traced back to 2 different origins: ceremonial archery connected to Shinto and combatant archery associated with warfare and hunting.

Ichi (2008) On a quest to find the blind masseur who raised her as a child, sightless but exceptionally skilled swordswoman Ichi (Haruka Ayase) saves the life of a hapless samurai (Takao Osawa), which lands her in the middle of a violent feud between local villagers and a gang of bandits. Directed by Fumihiko Sori, this blood-soaked Japanese action movie features beautifully choreographed fight scenes and fine acting.

BUSHI are non-samurai fighters in the Orient. They are also known as "Peasant Warriors." Such a label can easily mislead for there are many "peasant warriors" who have skills that are equal to or greater than the famed samurai.

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