I want to know how to improve my push off in Kendo. I mean the impulse of the fumikomi.
Answer: To increase the power/impulse of fumikomi, you need to work on not only the kick of your left foot but also the pulling-up motion by your right foot.
Many people tend to use the right foot only to make a huge bang noise. But the right foot is very important to increase the force created by the kick of the left foot. There are a few articles dedicated to fumikomi:
This was a bit different video clip to introduce. The similar technique exists in kendo and I'm sure it is from kenjutsu. We just don't know the origins of these techniques any more. That is a part of…