Kendo resources
books, videos and courses

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Kendo-Guide.Com has been striving to provide kendo learning resources to the public, ever since the first video was uploaded to Google Video in 2006. And in 2008, this website was created to spread kihon-based kendo to the world. Thanks to many fans all over the world, I could published a book and video series available to the world. Now I have more to provide. So check them out! 


for beginners

Kendo Guide For Beginners

Learn all you need to know to begin your kendo including terminology, movements, etiquette and more. Available in paperback and/or kindle.

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Kendo Basics Video Series

Kendo Basics series are created so beginners can see what is going on in action. And this is designed to correspond to "Kendo Guide for Beginners". You can maximize your kendo study with this series and the book.

This is available in DVD format and streaming/download format.

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Kendo Guide for Complete Beginners

This was made for the members at Patreon and now available to the public.

And this video is designed to help you to understand "Kendo Guide for Beginners" and "Kendo Basics Video Series" 

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For The Intermediate

Kendo Guide For The Intermediate

"Kendo Guide for the Intermediate" is made for the members for Patreon and now it's available for the public.

This is designed for those who are going to take 1-dan, 2-dan or 3-dan exam so they can pass their exam and at the same time they can improve their kendo without wasting their time and efforts.

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Lessons from 8-dan

Makoto Sensei's Kendo Lesson Video Series is available. Makoto Sato (Kendo Kyoshi, 8-dan) sensei's video series is made for adults. They are well-structured, easy to understand and follow. 

- Ikkyodo Strike with Ki Ken Tia Icchi
- Pass Your Exam with 4 Techniques

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Online and Personal Lessons

Kendo for Life Online Lesson

"Kendo for Life Online Lessons" started! This is a live course for those who don't have access to a kendo dojo. We get together and practice kendo. This is a great way for you to learn kendo because immediately you get corrections while training. 

This is limited to 8 people per class because it is the maximum I can check while training.

You will get re-play so you can review what you learn any time. Also you can check yourself. This is very important when you learn; compare yourself and your teacher. 

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Try my free online course. I will let you know when we start another online class.

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Private Lesson

"Kendo for Life Private Lesson" is available. You will get step by step and detailed instruction directly. 

Everyone is different. So you need instruction that is specifically made for you. 

We have a brief meeting so you know what you get from my lesson. And I know what you want from lesson. If what you want and what I instruct are different, you don't have to waste your money and time.

Click below if you want to get a private lesson from me! 

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Try my free online course. I will let you know when we have a slot for a private lesson for you.

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Connect with me

You can always find me at SNS below. I am pretty much active on Facebook and YouTube. So if you want to leave some messages please leave messages at Facebook or YouTube.

And also you can message me from the contact form.

This is the best way to contact me; Patreon. This place is the first place I check. The reason is that this is a member site and I really appreciate the members because they are directly supporting my work financially.