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[IPPON REEL] - Collection of Sho Ando's 17th WKC Scoring Points!

[IPPON REEL] - Collection of Sho Ando's 17th WKC Scoring Points!
The World Kendo Championships is just around the corner, so let's to take a look back at the Men's Individual Championships from 2018, an...

[KENDO RANT] - Too Old to Compete? Dealing with Beginners in Shiai?

[KENDO RANT] - Too Old to Compete? Dealing with Beginners in Shiai?
NEW KENDO RANT! The Kendo Show Early Access - HERE Choose KendoStar Because #kendoislife Why should you shop at KendoStar? Let ou...

[KENDO FEEDBACK ep52] - Kyu & Dan Shiai AND Gradings!

[KENDO FEEDBACK ep52] - Kyu & Dan Shiai AND Gradings!
In this video I give some Kendo advice to a viewer of the channel who sent me this footage of their Kendo practice. The Ken...

[IPPON REEL] - AMAZING Compilation of Ippon from 'LEGEND' Ryoichi Uchimura - with Slo-Mo Replays!

[IPPON REEL] - AMAZING Compilation of Ippon from 'LEGEND' Ryoichi Uchimura - with Slo-Mo Replays!
Check out this awesome compilation of Kendo-Legend Ryoichi Uchimura's Ippons ranging from 2006-2012 - featuring slow motion replay...

[IPPON REEL] - Amazing Ippon Collection from Shoji Teramoto Sensei!

[IPPON REEL] - Amazing Ippon Collection from Shoji Teramoto Sensei!
Shoji Teramoto Sensei has a long and decorated competitive career. Having won 1st place in both the All Japan Championships, and t...

[KENDO RANT] - How Often Should You Practice Kata? Vegan Friendly Bogu in 2024?

[KENDO RANT] - How Often Should You Practice Kata? Vegan Friendly Bogu in 2024?
NEW KENDO RANT! The Kendo Show Early Access - HERE Choose KendoStar Because #kendoislife Why should you shop at KendoStar? Let ou...

[KENDO FEEDBACK ep51] - 6th Dan Grading & Kyu Grade Shiai

[KENDO FEEDBACK ep51] - 6th Dan Grading & Kyu Grade Shiai
In this video I give some Kendo advice to a viewer of the channel who sent me this footage of their Kendo practice. The Ken...

SPOTLIGHT - Nabeyama Sensei and Takanabe Sensei Demonstrate Keiko

SPOTLIGHT - Nabeyama Sensei and Takanabe Sensei Demonstrate Keiko
Takahiro Nabeyama (Kyoshi 8th Dan) and Susumu Takanabe (Kyoshi 7th Dan in this video, but now Kyoshi 8th Dan) are two of th...

How To Choose the Right Kendo Uniform?

How To Choose the Right Kendo Uniform?
In this video Andy talks about the KendoStar range of Kendo Uniforms, and how to choose the best one for you! The Kendo Show...

[KENDO VIDEO ANALYSIS] - Naoki Eiga Sensei, Mariko Yamamoto, Kaori Toyomaru Teach & Demonstrate Kendo

[KENDO VIDEO ANALYSIS] - Naoki Eiga Sensei, Mariko Yamamoto, Kaori Toyomaru Teach & Demonstrate Kendo
In this video, Andy takes a look at a video of Naoki Eiga Sensei teaching a seminar for Junior High School students, with the...

[SPOTLIGHT] - Hidehisa Nishimura Sensei's Demonstration of Practice Methods

[SPOTLIGHT] - Hidehisa Nishimura Sensei's Demonstration of Practice Methods
Check out this fantastic video showing multiple All Japan Champion - Hidehisa Nishimura - performing a demonstration practice....

[VIDEO TRANSLATION] - Naoki Eiga Sensei Teaches Kirikaeshi!

[VIDEO TRANSLATION] - Naoki Eiga Sensei Teaches Kirikaeshi!
In this video Andy translates a short instructional piece from Naoki Eiga Sensei, about Kirikaeshi: The Kendo Show Early Access ...