For half of the author’s life, she been supported by following two Japanese traditional “ways”: shodo (Japanese calligraphy) and kendo (a Japanese sword art). She explains how these two “ways” have allowed her to maintain her Japanese identity even though she lives far from Japan, which in turn may enrich others’ martial studies.
SOURCE: Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Vol. 17 No. 3 (2008): 4 pages.