Tag: Teachings of Kendo

3 Simple Steps to Steal Techniques

Have you heard that you should not be learning techniques but you should be stealing them? I tell my students to steal the movements. There are many things that we cannot just “teach”. But do you really know what “stealing techniques”...

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5 Steps to Control Your Own Body to Gain More Control Over Your Sword

This is not only about kendō so if you learn this you can use those for something else too. These 5 steps are what I learned through more than 20 years of instructing kendō and being a student of kendō for more than 34 years. The core of these steps is… ...

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Do You Even Know Why We Wear Kendo-gi in the Way We Do?

Happy to Help People Who Wants to Do Kendō But… Many want to learn kendo. I am so glad and so happy to hear that. I would like to do anything I can help those who want to learn kendō. But they want to learn kendo so they can create their own style or just ...

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Shiai Should Be Like Keiko. Keiko Should Be Like Shiai

Do you agree with having a match or shiai in kendō? Some people do not like shiai because it helps kendō become TOO competitive. Others think that shiai is an important aspect of own training process. What do you think? I personally used to NOT like shiai th...

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Having a problem with seiza? Here are things that you can do

Many people have a problem with seiza.  Most of the time they have stiff ankles. If ankles are stiff it is a torture to sit in seiza not even a second! This might help. Might not. I do not know. But there are some things that might help you to sit on seiza. I...

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