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I've only started kendo a month ago. Can you tell me how to relax more? Answer: Thank you for your question, Peter. This is one of the common questions

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Do you live and have classes in Australia?

Hi sensei, I hope you are doing well. I’ve watched a lot of your YouTube videos and have learned a bit of Kendo during this pandemic lockdown. I love

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It's Time to Practice the Teachings of Kendo: Katsujinken

It is time to practice the teachings of kendo, katsujinken to be specific.

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Shipping Kendo Equipment from Overseas

I'm currently living in Japan and practicing kendo in a smaller city. I will be moving back to the US next month, but want to keep up my kendo studies,

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Shinai charging doubts

Hello Sensei. There's a thing that I never understood during my Kendo training. We usually work a lot doing suburi even because the cut should look

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Where do I start?

Hello, I am Cole Smelser and I am 16 and I run on my school's cross country team, but I want to start kendo. I have never had any experience with

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Kendo Bushido Training

Hello. My friend, Hiro. We have spoken before. I really have a few big questions and really require your help please. 🙏🏼 First is ok if we can have a conversation

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Response to Podcast 016 - "Kendo, Death, and Hope"

After listening to Episode 016 “Kendo, Death, and Hope”, I couldn’t help but think that this is continuing the conversation that was begun in my post “Response

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Understanding of Seme

Understanding seme is one of the key elements of passing kendo 3-dan. Start understanding what seme is at your level for your 4-dan exam.

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Etiquette in Dojo

We have etiquette in dojo. People expect us to act in certain way in dojo. If we want to learn kendo, we should know at least these manners as a kendo practitioner and reasons why.

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Response to Podcast 170: 'Non-Japanese Don't Understand Kendo?'

I agree with your thoughts in your podcast 170 that it is ‘rubbish’ that Japanese people inherently understand kendo better than non-Japanese, but I agree

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Kendo Basics Training Methods for Beginners

You learn kendo from a teacher at the dojo or from a book.This page helps you to review what you mean by them.

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Requirements to Pass 1 dan, 2 dan and 3 dan in Kendo

How to pass your exam in kendo? You should know what are the requirements to pass 1 dan, 2 dan and 3 dan in kendo

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Kendo Guide for The Intermediate (1 dan, 2 dan and 3 dan examinees)

Kendo Guide for The Intermediate is designed for 2 kyu and 1 kyu to pass 1 dan, 2 dan 3 dan exam as well as improving their kendo

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Cros trainng in different martial arts

Hi my name is Kazuma. I’ve been practicing kendo for about 2 years now and going to take my nikyu test pretty soon. I have two questions. First is what

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