Useful links to resources and information for our Members and those interested in Kyudo.
The International Kyudo Federation (IKYF) was founded in 2006 and aims to strengthen the trust and friendship among its members through the spirit of Kyudo. IKYF is the international Kyudo body in Tokyo, Japan for international Kyudo practitioners around the world.
The All Nippon Kyudo Federation (ANKF) is the governing body for Kyudo in Japan and under the banner of the International Kyudo Federation (IKYF) that is responsible for the promotion and development of kyudo worldwide.
The Australian Kyudo Association (AKA) is the national administrative body for Kyudo in Australia. Individual members are joined through the clubs of the affiliated state associations, and members receive access to national seminars, international events and examinations.
Kyudo Yujin (弓道友人) is a resource site aimed towards beginner Kyudo practitioners. Here you’ll find how-to videos and blog posts to help beginners with the non-shooting related information, such as how to put on the uniform, Japanese terminology, preparing/repairing the gear, etc. Blogs from the founder are also available, sharing their personal Kyudo journey. The concept was born out of the need where information about Kyudo were not made readily online in English.
This Kyudo blog (Kyo桑的弓道雜談) is predominantly in Chinese, with occasional posts in English. Many useful Kyudo related information are posted in Kyo's blogs that may be helpful to beginners, such as common Kyudo terminologies, different characteristics of Yumi between brands, common Kyudo knowledge and history, and many more.
Small collection of Kyudo resources originally only available in Japanese translated unofficially into English by a NAATI certified translator. Collection includes ANKF publications such as the Code of Ethics, Kyudo Manual Vol. 2, and the Kaizoe manual.