Kendo-Guide.Com Facebook Fanpage
Kendo-Guide.Com YouTube Channel
Kendo-Guide.Com Twitter
Kendo-Guide.Com Podcast

how to hold my kendo sword

by michael
(freeport, IL)

I’m really interested in joining kendo and I’m 16. But I’m a little worried because I’ve had a few sword practices in my childhood and I’ve always had trouble holding it with two hands. Is it allowed for me to use one hand?


Answer: Thank you for your question. Basically, you have to learn how to hold the sword with two hands. As you become advanced, you may be able to learn nito (two sword stance) or jodan. But first, you must learn how to hold the sword with both hands.

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Any Questions about Kendo.

Like This Page?

Join The Study Group

Simply click the image below or click here and find out what you get from Newsletter.

Study Group and Newsletter