The Meijimura Tournament was the predecessor to the tournament that we now call the All Japan Kendo 8th Dan Tournament. A collection of famous 8th Dan level Sensei face-off in the highest echelon of competitive Kendo.
So many Kendo legends have competed in the Meijimura Tournament, including former All Japan Champions, World Champions and Japanese National Team members.
It is often said that one of Kendo's ultimate goals is to deliver the 'perfect' Men strike, and today's video brings us a delightful collection of 8th Dan level Men Ippon, from times gone by:
Video from: MyongjiKENDO
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