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Cleaning your Kendo bogu – cleaning...

Is not long after buying your first bogu that you start wondering how to clean it without damaging it. I decided to research a...

Stretching

Because stretching before and after Kendo practice can help you prevent injuries and improve performance, here are some...

Kendo Waza video compilation

Here is a small compilation of some very interesting kendo instructional videos going over several waza. Please enjoy and share...

Star Wars The force awakens FULL ESPN...

On December 15 2015  before the upcoming Star Wars: the Force Awakens movie. ESPN aired a special on Lightsaber duels, featuring...

Keio VS Waseda Kendo Tournament

On Sunday November 15th starting at 12:00 PM (Japan time) the 80th Annual Keio-Waseda Kendo Match will take place. This year Keio...

Attacking with your body in kendo.

One of the most common things in kendo is kenshi attacking with their hands first, this is because we are so eager to take that...

Kamae, back to basics.

Kamae is one of the first things we learn in kendo, and one that we keep constantly working on. I keep working on finding the...