American Kyudo Renmei
Meishin Kyudojo
Asahi America

Meishin Kyudojo Photo Gallery

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Meishin Kyudojo Opening Ceremony

On September 1st and 2nd, 2001, Dan and Jackie DeProspero formally opened the Meishin Kyudojo. In attendance were kyudo practitioners from across America as well as members of the Onuma and Tsukamoto families and other friends from Japan. We are eternally grateful for their kind support and friendship.
Dan, Jackie and Michael DeProspero perform the Heki Ryu Sekka-ha Hachiman Reisha

Yoshiko and E Clay Buchanan perform Yawatashi
Jackie DeProspero performs Hitotsu-mato Sharei
The Onuma and Tsukamoto family members observe the U.S. participants
Yudansha perform Mochi-mato Rissha and Hitotsu-mato Zasha
Participants shoot at memorial fans
Participants enjoy each other's company at lunch and dinner
Arrow-, glove-, and bow-makers from Asahi Archery in Tokyo, Japan give demonstrations on equipment care and usage
Attendees of the 2001 official opening of the Meishin Kyudojo
This site is maintained by Dan and Jackie DeProspero, co-authors with their teacher, Hideharu Onuma Hanshi, of the books
Kyudo: The Essence and Practice of Japanese Archery and Illuminated Spirit: Conversations with a Kyudo Master—Revised April 2, 2012
Copyright © 1998 Dan and Jackie DeProspero