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Japanese Archery
by S. Takaishi.
From: The Archer's Register for 1904-1905, pp. 268-278,
Edited by H. Walrond

The following summary of how to shoot was translated from a Japanese "Badminton Archery" by Mr. S. Takaishi for Major Straker, by whose kindness I am able to print it.—H. W.

"Hegé" Doctrine.

There are a number of schools relating to the method of the Japanese archery. The following rules are extracts from the "Hégé" school's doctrine. It must be borne in mind that the following rules are put down exactly according to the order of actual movements, or positions, which the archer should take in shooting.