Kyudo Test!

My first kyudo test was on Saturday and I had been worked up about it since we first found out we would be expected to test, which was months ago. Most of us who went started in May, so we have barely been practicing; about twice a week for 5 months. But kyudo tests only […]

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Sports Day.

Sports Day is tomorrow! My first day going to school on a Saturday. A lot of other ALTs go for things like Culture Festival (which my school doesn’t have) and the like, but this is my first Sports Day (体育会) so I am really excited. My school told me we were having it last minute, […]

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Kyudo.

It’s May and my allergies are really doing me in. But I am armed with eye drops and a new outlook on life. Why? Because I started Kyudo. Kyudo (弓道) is the way of the bow, and it’s a Japanese martial art that I have been itching to get into for years. My city has […]

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