Is this Ippon or not? Tell us what you think?

First of all, please watch this video and think what you think about this men strike. This is the final match of All Japan University Championship in 2014. Do you think this is a valid cut? If you think it is, can you explain why? If you think it is not vali...

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Concerns for the Future of Kendo

At the beginning of this month, we have a very young champion at All Japan Kendō Championship. His name is Yuya Takenouchi, ony 4-dan. It is very amazing for a young person like himself to win one of the great tournaments in the world. I would like to congrat...

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Thank you, patrons!

Thank you for my patrons, I could purchase extra internal hard drives for my main computer and sub computer. My main computer (purchased 2009) is still working fine but it was getting slower and used up its hard drive space of 750 Gb. So I decided to have anot...

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Kiai Like an Arrow

Kendo kiai is very different from just a loud voice. But that is the start. So these are the levels you have to go through to increase your kiai strength. Be as loud as you can so you will lose your voice. Don’t give up there. Squeeze your abs to have mo...

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Video/Pod Cast: Letting your opponent know where you are striking: Stupid or Brave?

Video Cast: Article: Click here to read the article in October 2014 Newsletter Podcast: ...

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