Tag: kendo tips

3 Phases of Human Development in Kendo

I think kendo has three phases of human development and these phases are really similar or the same as our human development in the society. You are Selfish!! The first phase is a selfish phase. When you start kendo you have to learn rules, etiquettes and the...

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Don’t be obsessed with fumikomi

I have been telling my students that fumikomi is not necessary. And recently I have read an article by Geoff Salmon sensei, the author of Kendo. It is called Fumikomi-ashi – not the only way. You should read this if you have not. And many people think t...

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Do You Know the Difference Between Tsuyoi and Umai?

The kendō I have been wanting or searching is that tsuyoi kendo. What is tsuyoi kendō? One day when I was 12 years old, at my dōjō back in Japan, the late Tsurumaru sensei called me and asked me, out of nowhere, this question. Which One Is Better, Tsuyoi K...

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For Study Group: Do You Know the Difference Between Tsuyoi and Umai?

One video is available for Newsletter subscribers at the bottom of the page. The video Part II is only available for Kendo For Life Club members only since it is a lecture for my own students. You can become a member of Kendo For Life Club at Pateron. The kend...

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Learning One Handed Men Strike to Improve Your Kendo

I learned the shinai swinging mechanism at the 8th Nito Seminar. The mechanism is very helpful for all the kendo practitioners but I do not want to make it to the public because I am still learning. If you want to learn come and join the Study Group. If you a ...

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