Alexander Debkaliuk

1744 days ago

Zanshin: Learning the Art of Attention and Focus From a Legendary Samurai Archer

jamesclear.com

In the 1920s, a German professor named Eugen Herrigel moved to Japan. He came to teach philosophy at a university a few hours northeast of Tokyo, in a city called Sendai. To deepen his understanding of Japanese culture, Herrigel began training in Kyudo, the Japanese martial art of archery.