[SCA-JML] Re: Kyujutsu, SCA rules, books
- Takewara no Ken'ichiro Yoshinobu wrote:
>That would be spiff, I'd appreciate getting in touch with him. The spare
> I think that I still have the flyer that I got from him at Pennsic
> somewhere, and I should have a business card somewhere. HOWEVER,
> Hiraizumi-dono, I know someone that can make strings for yumi out of
> dacron instead of the "traditional" materials, and still be the right
> size, just as strong, and last longer. Might you be interested? He's
> an archery marshall, BTW.
I'd ordered from Yumi (I'd still like the contact, since it's paid for...)
is "Western style" (i.e., loops at both ends).
>Wax on, wax off.
> And while I'm at it, why practice with air for weeks or months
> before stringing the bow and actually firing? Isn't use the best way
> to improve or learn a skill?
It's a *very* Japanese approach.
- On Fri, 17 Mar 2000, Anthony J. Bryant wrote:
> > Actually, I was a bad boy and skipped out without finding the exactFrom the castle I headed south (right from the castle entrance, and it was
> > address. It was next to Nijo Castle, and it was just a small hole in
> > the wall, from the looks of it. I wish, looking back, that I had paid
> > more attention, but my main thought was that I didn't have enough money,
> > and then some other people walked in; and the people were pretty busy.
> Hmmm... Okay, as you stand in front of the entrance to Nijo, is it to the left or
> right? Same street, or down a side street?
at the northeast corner of the next block down, if I am remembering
correctly. (In other words, head south, cross the street, and you're
It caught my eye because of the tsuba and various other furniture in the
window. I thought it might have something I could afford. On entering,
Well, the entire 'shop' seems to be just a selling point. It is one room,
enough space for maybe 5 people, comfortably. Blades are mounted on the
walls. I'm pretty sure they do more than shinken, and I sure hope it was
real shinken with the price tags I saw.
They also had one ancient looking tsuba for about \11,000 or more, that I
saw. I wish I could help more. Now I really feel bad for not being more
> True. I'd like to go in and look at the place in person, though... <g>Nod.
And thanks for the rest of the info.