How to practice in Makiwara where you can focus on Sya.
Yumi and Ya
Dogi and Hakama and Obi
Please wear your Dogi when practicing at Makiwara.
If you don't have one, please wear clothes that don't have buttons or other things to catch on.
An important point about practicing with Makiwara.
When you are ready to practice, measure the distance to Makiwara.
The distance is shown in the picture below.
Lift the Yumi as it is.
Move the lower tip of the Yumi to your left knee.
Be sure to place Yumi when removing Ya.
If you use Yumaki to hold Yumi in place, Yumi will not fall over.