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[CLASSIC VIDEO] - Isao Okido Sensei's Individual Victory at the 1988 7th WKC!

[CLASSIC VIDEO] - Isao Okido Sensei's Individual Victory at the 1988 7th WKC!
SALE ENDS MONDAY! Here is and awesome video from the 1988 World Kendo Championships, following Isao Okido Sensei's journey through the Me...

[VIDEO] - KENDO WAZA STUDY - Men Suriage Men

[VIDEO] - KENDO WAZA STUDY - Men Suriage Men
In this video I take you through the technique - Men Suriage Men. The Kendo Show Early Access - HERE Choose KendoStar Because #kendoi...

[CLASH OF TITANS] - Intense Shiai Video: Takanabe vs Asahina in 2012 All Japan's Qualifier Match!

[CLASH OF TITANS] - Intense Shiai Video: Takanabe vs Asahina in 2012 All Japan's Qualifier Match!
Check out this video of an explosive match - taken from the 2012 Kanagawa prefecture All Japan Kendo Championships qualifying tournament...

[SPOTLIGHT] - Higashi Sensei (Hanshi 8dan) and Chikamoto Sensei (Kyoshi 8dan) Demonstrate Beautiful Keiko

[SPOTLIGHT] - Higashi Sensei (Hanshi 8dan) and Chikamoto Sensei (Kyoshi 8dan) Demonstrate Beautiful Keiko
At the 2018 Kendo 8th Dan exam in Tokyo, former All Japan Champion - Takumi Chikamoto Sensei was one of the few successful candidates pro...

[SPOTLIGHT] - Watch This HUGE Collection of EPIC Oji-Waza from Japan!

[SPOTLIGHT] - Watch This HUGE Collection of EPIC Oji-Waza from Japan!
 Check out this fantastic compilation of top-level Oji-Waza (counter attack) techniques from Japan: Videos from:  Minhee Cho Choose Ke...

[IPPON REEL] - Collection of EXPLOSIVE Hiki-Do Ippons from Japan!

[IPPON REEL] - Collection of EXPLOSIVE Hiki-Do Ippons from Japan!
 Check out this great compilation of fantastic Do Ippons from Japan: Videos from: Japan 【 平常心 】Peace of mind Choose KendoStar Because ...

[DOUBLE VIDEO] - 2020 Tokyo Kendo Championships Finals Videos!

[DOUBLE VIDEO] - 2020 Tokyo Kendo Championships Finals Videos!
 Kendo tournaments are slowly starting to make a return in Japan, and last weekend saw the 59th Tokyo Kendo Championships.Here's some vi...

[KENDO RANT] - Dealing With Competition Nerves? What is Ato-Uchi?

[KENDO RANT] - Dealing With Competition Nerves? What is Ato-Uchi?
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[AWESOME WAZA] - Iwao Fujimoto Sensei Disarms Opponent With Makiotoshi-Men!

[AWESOME WAZA] - Iwao Fujimoto Sensei Disarms Opponent With Makiotoshi-Men!
In Kendo it is rare that we see an opponent disarmed, although there are some techniques that often achieve such a result. In this video...

[IPPON REEL] - Top Level Kote Ippon Compilation From The Kyoto Taikai!

[IPPON REEL] - Top Level Kote Ippon Compilation From The Kyoto Taikai!
The All Japan Kendo Embu Taikai (aka the Kyoto Taikai) is one of the most prestigious events in the Kendo calendar.  This video, origina...

[IPPON REEL] - Video Collection of AMAZING Tsuki Ippons!

[IPPON REEL] - Video Collection of AMAZING Tsuki Ippons!
We hope you are enjoying the end of year Holiday period. Here is a great video, featuring a collection of 'Tsuki' Ippons from various tou...

[SPOTLIGHT] - Moeko Takahashi Becomes Women's All Japan Champ 2 Years in a Row!

[SPOTLIGHT] - Moeko Takahashi Becomes Women's All Japan Champ 2 Years in a Row!
Only a week after the 17th World Kendo Championships has finished, the 57th All Japan Women's Championships was held on September 23rd 20...