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Kendo Kata Nana Hon-me: Men Nuki Do

Introducing Kendo Kata Nana Hon-me: Men Nuki Do. This is the last kata of seven tachi forms.

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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” means?

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Why do some people shake their tenugui off?

My sensei kind of shakes off his tenugui before wearing it. What is the meaning of that? Answer: Thank you for your question. Why don't you ask your teacher?

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Kendo Kata No 7 with Miyazaki sensei 2015

Important points for Kendo Kata No.7. What and polish up your Nana Honme.

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[GLD] Hiro's Review: Onda sensei vs Ishida sensei

I am so amazed by how Onda sensei can keep his posture. As usual, please focus on what they do before striking and when to strike.

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[PRL] Hiro's Pick: 8-Dan Tachiai in Tokyo Kendo Festival

This 13 min video contains 4 tachiai of 8-dan kyoshi. Approx. 3 min each so take some time and watch one tachiai per day. This should be interesting.

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[PL] Hiro's Review: Onda sensei vs Ishida sensei

I am so amazed by how Onda sensei can keep his posture. As usual, please focus on what they do before striking and when to strike.

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Episode 108: Variations of Seme and Strikes

In this episode, I want to share variations of seme and strikes by Taizan Shimano sensei (8-dan). How many variations do you think there are? These are not about techniques. These are about "how" to execute seme and strikes. At least there are 16 variations that can be created just seme and strikes. Hope you like it!

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[GLD] Hiro's Review: Arima sensei vs Suzuki sensei

This was so interesting. Did you see their prides? I might be wrong but I enjoyed things behind the kendo :)Enjoy!

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[PRL] Hiro's Pick: Onda sensen vs Ishida sensei

8-dan champ just held on 4/15/2018. The last men strike from Onda sensei is awesome. Of course, other strikes are awesome too. Enjoy!

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[PL] Hiro's Review: Arima sensei vs Suzuki sensei

This was so interesting. Did you see their prides? I might be wrong but I enjoyed things behind the kendo :)

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Episode 107: Nothing to Lose, says a youngest 7-D Champ.

In this episode, I would like to share what Keiichi Hashimoto senshu who was the youngest competitor in the selected 7-dan tournament and won it at his first time participation.

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[PRL] Hiro's Pick: Arima sensei vs Suzuki sensei

I love Arima sensei. He has so many different techniques. More importantly he executes these techniques in shiai as well. Enjoy the video.

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Episode 106: Thoughts, Attitudes and Actions

In this episode, I would like to talk about how people can change their actions and attitudes through changing their thoughts.

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[GLD] Hiro's Review: Shiraishi sensei vs Yamanaka sensei

Yamanaka sensei again! In this video, we can learn a lot. Please take some time and learn them.

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