Kyudo (弓道, kyūdō, way of the bow) is the Japanese martial art (gendai budō) of archery; kyudo practitioners may be known as Kyudojin, kyūdōjin (弓道人), experts in Kyudo are referred to as kyūdōka. Kyudo is based on kyūjutsu (art of archery), which originated with the samurai class of feudal Japan. Kyudo is practised by thousands of people worldwide. As of 2005, the International Kyudo Federation had 132,760 graded members.

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