MIT: Independent Activities Period: IAP

IAP 2013

Kyudo Class (Japanese Archery)

Marion Taylor, Joyce Wu

Enrollment: Limited: Advance sign-up required
Limited to 15 participants
Attendance: Participants must attend all sessions
Fee: $20.00 for instruction

Kyudo, or Japanese archery, means the "way of the bow" and was considered the highest discipline of ancient Japanese samurai. Kyudo is based on standing Zen meditation used by Zen Buddhist monks as a means of cultivating self-awareness. Beginners will receive instruction in the basic form of kyudo, the Seven Coordinations or "shichi-do," and shoot at a short-range target. SCHEDULE/LOCATIONS: Schedule: Saturday, January 12, 1-5pm and Sunday, January 13, 9:30a-3:30p Location: Sat: MAC court, Z Center. Sun: Rockwell cage North court.

Sponsor(s): MIT Japan Program, Center for International Studies
Contact: Tom Blackwood, E40-431, x8-8208,

Jan/12 Sat 01:00PM-05:00PM MAC Court, Z Center
Jan/13 Sun 09:30AM-03:30PM Rockwell Cage, North Court

Marion Taylor, Joyce Wu