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[CLASSIC SHIAI] - Takumi Chikamoto's Iconic TSUKI from 51st All Japan Championships!

[CLASSIC SHIAI] - Takumi Chikamoto's Iconic TSUKI from 51st All Japan Championships!
The All Japan Championships is considered by many to be the pinnacle of high-level competition Kendo. Every year, the final of th...

[IPPON REEL] - HIGH LEVEL Ippons from Jodan!

[IPPON REEL] - HIGH LEVEL Ippons from Jodan!
Check out this great Ippon reel entitled 'Jodan High Level Ippon Collection': Video from: かねまつよしあき Choose KendoStar Bec...

[SPOTLIGHT] - Watch These FIVE Amazing Videos Featuring LEGENDS of Kendo!

[SPOTLIGHT] - Watch These FIVE Amazing Videos Featuring LEGENDS of Kendo!
Check out these videos featuring demonstration matches between some of the greatest Kendoka in history. The participants ...

[CLASSIC VIDEO] - INDOMITABLE Konishi Shiro Sensei's 8th Dan Examination Footage from 1984

[CLASSIC VIDEO] - INDOMITABLE Konishi Shiro Sensei's 8th Dan Examination Footage from 1984
 The Kendo 8th Dan exam is famed for being excruciatingly difficult to pass. With a pass rate that is often less than 1%, only a ...

[KENDO RANT] - How to Take the Center? Mengane Colour?

[KENDO RANT] - How to Take the Center? Mengane Colour?
NEW KENDO RANT! The Kendo Show Early Access - HERE Choose KendoStar Because #kendoislife Why should you shop at KendoStar? Let ou...

[WAZA STUDY] - How to Make Successful MEN-KAESHI-DO Ippon!

[WAZA STUDY] - How to Make Successful MEN-KAESHI-DO Ippon!
Dive deeper into the intricate techniques of kendo with Andy on The Kendo Show, as we examine the nuanced execution of the Men-Kae...

[KENDO FEEDBACK VIDEO] - Episode 46

[KENDO FEEDBACK VIDEO] - Episode 46
In this video I give some Kendo advice to a viewer of the channel who sent me this footage of their Kendo practice. The Kendo Sho...

[IPPON REEL] - Check Out This MASSIVE Compilation of the BEST Do Ippons of 2023!

[IPPON REEL] - Check Out This MASSIVE Compilation of the BEST Do Ippons of 2023!
Watch this fantastic Ippon collection titled as the 'Best Do Ippons of 2023', showing amazing Do strikes from a wide variety of as...

[SPOTLIGHT] - Watch FANTASTIC Final of All Japan Jitsugyodan Women's Tournament!

[SPOTLIGHT] - Watch FANTASTIC Final of All Japan Jitsugyodan Women's Tournament!
Check out this video of the finals of the All Japan Jitsugyodan (Company Worker) Women's Tournament: Video from - Kendo Nippon Th...

[SPOTLIGHT] - Watch Tokyo Police Practice Methods in 2024 Tokyo Taikai Warm Up!

[SPOTLIGHT] - Watch Tokyo Police Practice Methods in 2024 Tokyo Taikai Warm Up!
Watch this great insight into the practice methods of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Kendo Team: Video from - Kendo Information Ch...

[KENDO RANT] - Gradings in Japan? Jodan Kirikaeshi?

[KENDO RANT] - Gradings in Japan? Jodan Kirikaeshi?
NEW KENDO RANT! The Kendo Show Early Access - HERE Choose KendoStar Because #kendoislife Why should you shop at KendoStar? Let ou...

[KENDO RANT] - Waza in Gradings? Types of Kaeshi-Do?

[KENDO RANT] - Waza in Gradings? Types of Kaeshi-Do?
NEW KENDO RANT! The Kendo Show Early Access - HERE Choose KendoStar Because #kendoislife Why should you shop at KendoStar? Let our...