What is Kendo?
What is the basic concept of Kendo?
Introduction Budo is one of Japan’s most significant contributions to the world’s athletic heritage. In fact, I consider budo to be Japan’s most successful cultural export. Wherever you go in the world, even in the remotest towns of the farthest countries, there is a high probability that there will be a ‘dojo’ of some sort
go no sen(後の先) — after the prior “go” = behind, after, rear, “no” = of sen no sen(先の先) — prior to prior sensen no sen(先先の先) — prior to prior to prior There are no better explanation about 先後.
Mohan(模範) Geiko with Kendo KyoShi 8 Dan Eiga Naoki Kendo KyoShi 8 Dan Eiga Hideyuki Kendo KyoShi 8 Dan Yoshiteru Tagawa Sensei at Detroit Seminar Feb 14, 2016 Mohan(模範) Geiko? “mohan-geiko” which is a demonstration of exemplary kendo by high-level kendoka (who is sometimes called “kodansha” meaning 6-dan or above). This is a kind of
Introduction In the previous article, the tactics for Kyu grade practitioners and 1st~2nd Dan practitioners were looked at. In this article, tactics for 3rd~5th Dan practitioners are discussed. Firstly, I will describe methods of Keiko that 3rd~5th Dan practitioners are recommended to try out, to discover and develop their tactics against various types of opponents.
Introduction In the previous article, the relationship between Kendo and tactics, my personal experience of studying tactics, and the effectiveness of learning tactics were introduced. In this article and the next one, I would like to discuss the learning of tactics appropriate to the level of the individual practitioner. These two articles are to follow
Sotaro Honda 6th Dan & PHd, University of Gloucestershire Introduction In this and future articles, I would like to discuss tactics in Kendo. What I would stress, from the start, is that this will never mean describing how to win at competitions by pushing the rules to the limit. The word “tactics” is quite often
Kendo Kata for Kids.
Here are some thoughts and suggestion for the team tournament line up. General Terms and Rules When you need to make 3 person team, 大将 Taisho 中堅 Chuken 先鋒 Senpo When you need to make 5 person team, 大将 Taisho – general/admiral (team captain) 副将 Fukusho – second in command 中堅 Chuken – main body
The language of Kendo Being of Japanese origin, most if not all the terms used in kendo are japanese. Here is an introduction to some of these terms and the english meaning Equipment Bogu :– Kendo armour, consists of men, kote, do and tare Men:– Protective head guard/mask, also the call (kiai) for a strike to the