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[KENDO RANT] - Self Assessing Your Kendo? Himo Tying Style?

[KENDO RANT] - Self Assessing Your Kendo? Himo Tying Style?
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[SPOTLIGHT] - J.Y. Jo and Other Top Korean Kenshi Demonstrate Kote Waza

[SPOTLIGHT] - J.Y. Jo and Other Top Korean Kenshi Demonstrate Kote Waza
Check out this short video featuring some of South Korea's top players - including WKC Silver Medallist, J.Y. Jo: Video from : IT...

[IPPON REEL] - Awesome THROWBACK Video From 64th All Japan Championships

[IPPON REEL] - Awesome THROWBACK Video From 64th All Japan Championships
Check out this brilliant collection of Ippons from the 64th All Japan Kendo Championships (2016): Choose KendoStar Because #kend...

[VIDEO ANALYSIS] - How to Beat Jodan

[VIDEO ANALYSIS] - How to Beat Jodan
In this video Andy analyses a short video talking about how to beat an opponent using Jodan no Kamae. Choose KendoStar Because #...

[IPPON REEL] - CLASSIC Gyokuryuki High School Ippons - from 1990-1996!

[IPPON REEL] - CLASSIC Gyokuryuki High School Ippons - from 1990-1996!
Check out this awesome classic Ippon reel, showing points from the Gyokuryuki High School Tournament, taken from between 1990 and ...

[SPOTLIGHT] - A SNEAK PEEK into Kokushikan Universtiy Kendo Club's Kangeiko

[SPOTLIGHT] - A SNEAK PEEK into Kokushikan Universtiy Kendo Club's Kangeiko
Check out this short but interesting video showcasing the 'Kangeiko' (cold weather training) of the famous Kendo powerhouse - Koku...

[IPPON REEL] - NEW Hidehisa Nishimura's EXPLOSIVE Ippons Video Compilation!

[IPPON REEL] - NEW Hidehisa Nishimura's EXPLOSIVE Ippons Video Compilation!
Check out this great compilation of scoring points from three-time All Japan Champion - Hidehisa Nishimura: Choose KendoStar Beca...

[ZERO TO SHODAN] - Kendo for Beginners : Episode 7 - Kirikaeshi Basic & Advanced Methods

[ZERO TO SHODAN] - Kendo for Beginners : Episode 7 - Kirikaeshi Basic & Advanced Methods
This episode covers the striking exercise 'Kirikaeshi' - which is fundamental to Kendo training. Choose KendoStar Because #kendoi...

[KENDO RANT] - Who to Call Sensei? Retaining Club Members?

[KENDO RANT] - Who to Call Sensei? Retaining Club Members?
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[17th WKC] - Women's Indiv. Final - Mizuki Matsumoto Makes History Becoming The First Ever Two-Time Champ!

[17th WKC] - Women's Indiv. Final - Mizuki Matsumoto Makes History Becoming The First Ever Two-Time Champ!
This article was originally posted on September 15th 2018 - but it's a great chance to look back at a truly historic moment in inte...

[SPOTLIGHT] - The Mighty Kokushikan University's Practice Methods!

[SPOTLIGHT] - The Mighty Kokushikan University's Practice Methods!
Check out this great practice demonstration from Kendo-powerhouse Kokushikan University! The demonstrate Suburi, Kirikaeshi, Kihon,...

[SPOTLIGHT] - Furukawa Sensei and Eiga Sensei in AMAZING Kata Demo

[SPOTLIGHT] - Furukawa Sensei and Eiga Sensei in AMAZING Kata Demo
Check out this sneakily-filmed Kata demonstration by Kazuo Furukawa Sensei (Hanshi 8dan) and Hideyuki Eiga Sensei (Kyoshi 8dan): V...