Kendo Basics Series: Sonkyo


In this kendo instruction video, you are learning how to sit it sonkyo. Sonkyo is unique to kendo and also sumo. It is a part of greetings so please do it right. I understand it is hard to do. But just take your time.

Some points for you to accomplish sonkyo:


  • Don’t lean forward when you sitting down
  • Don’t learn backward when sitting down
  • Keep the knees apart when sitting down
  • Try to sit on your heels
  • Keep the balance

Please watch the video below and join the Free Online Kendo Basics Course for more instructions.

How to Sit in Sonkyo



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