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My name is Hiro Imafuji. I have a lot of passion to learn kendo and to help people learn kendo.

I create and share educational contents, my more than 41 years of experience and knowledge of kendo locally, nationally and internationally.

If you are new here and wondering what this site is, it is very straight forwards. This site is to Guide You in Your Kendo Journey.

Or you can enjoy my articles about kendo. If you have no time, bookmark this page an come back for more contents.

Thank you again for your visit!

Hiro Imafuji

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    Jul 18, 22 01:23 PM

    Greetings Sensei, I have been studying Kendo (as much as a person without a dojo can) for a few years. The nearest dojo is simply too far away and so

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  2. What does "me" mean in kata as in "ippon-me"?

    Mar 23, 22 09:21 AM

    What is the meaning of the word me in Kata names? Thanks. Answer: Thank you for your question. It is a suffix to indicate an order such as th, nd and

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  3. Kendo Etiquette and Manner

    Feb 26, 22 09:00 AM

    Do you know what to do at a dojo? Are you sure you are doing it right? Kendo etiquette is, of course, based on Japanese culture. But not many Japanese people know these things anymore! Well, I should…

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