Relative Grip Strengths – References (Part 5)

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[Chiebukuro_RightHand]  “Question on Kendo Practice.  Problem with an Excessively Strong Right Hand…”,  剣道の練習で質問します。 右手の力が強すぎ困っ…, Oct 2, 2009 (in Japanese).

[Chikamoto_Lecture]  “Datotsu Points According to Chikamoto Sensei,” Aichi Prefecture Tokuren Police Kendo – Must See, Extra Edition, Let’s Kendo,  超必見!!【近本巧先生による打突の心得】愛知県警剣道特練 番外編, 剣道総合サイト LET’S KENDO, May 29, 2017 (11:47 mins, in Japanese)

[CTI_ReactionTimes] “Factors Affecting Reaction Time – Scientific Journal Reviews,” California Training Institute, Jan. 2014.

[Hakudoh_ShinaiHandling]  佐々木博嗣 “[4] 合理的な太刀筋 -太刀の道を知る” はくどー庵. (in Japanese).

English Translation by Ted Imoto Sensei: [Imoto_ShinaiHandling] “Rational Method of Handling Sword / Shinai”.

[Jeong] Kwangyul Jeong,  Franz Konstantin Fuss, Bernd Fuernschuss, Yehuda Weizman, “Development of a smart Kendo sword and assessment of grip pressure of Kamai stance and Kote cut,” 7th Asia-Pacific Congress on Sports Technology, APCST 2015 (PDF, 7 pages).

[Kendo-Guide]  Masahiro Imafuji, Response to “Why is the left hand more dominant in kendo? (Question from Kate from South Africa)”

[KendoInfo_Holding] Geoff Salmon, “Holding the shinai”,, July 18, 2008.

[KendoInfo_LeftHand] Geoff Salmon, “Hidari de motsu!”, Dec.  2012.

[KendoInfo_RightHand] Geoff Salmon, “Right arm power,”, Dec 2010.

[KendoInfo_Shibori] Geoff Salmon, “Whatever happened to Shibori?”, Oct 24, 2011.

[KendoInfo_Tenouchi] Geoff Salmon, “Tenouchi,”, Nov. 5, 2009.

[KendoNotes_BottledRice] Young, “Bottled Rice – a Home-Made Bokuto to Help Develop Tenouchi,”, Mar. 26, 2020.

[Kenshi247] George McCall, “Tenouchi for Men Cutting,”, Jan 14, 2012.

[Kendo-Practice_LeftHand] Ways to Improve the Left Hand in Kendo – Practice Menu,, Jan 20, 2016.  剣道の左手の使い方が上達する練習メニュー、剣道が上達する練習メニュー、2016年1月20日(in Japanese).

[Hakudoh_RightHand] “Not Minding the Power in the Right Hand,”, 右手の力は気にしない, はくどー庵,  Oct 1, 2001 (in Japanese).

[Neal] Dr. David Neal, Angular Velocity vs. Linear Velocity, MATH 117, Western Kentucky University (PDF, 5 pages).

[Noma] Noma Hisashi (1910-1939), The Kendo Reader (PDF, 55 pages)

[Ozawa] Hiroshi Ozawa, Kendo: The definitive guide, Kodansha International, 1997 (Book).

[Sasakawa_RightHandNG] “A Talk on Why Right-handed Hits are not Good in Kendo,” なぜ剣道では右手打ちがダメなのかというお話し, ひそかに剣道で全日本を目指している理学療法士, Jan 10, 2016 (3:57 min, in Japanese).

[Shugo_Tenouchi] B. Sheppard, “Tenouchi – the grip,” Shugo-Nanseikan, Feb. 2009.

[SKIjournal_Tenouchi] How to put into muscle memory the hit/strike for high level kendo people – Tenouchi practice from the kamae position, SKIjournal, June 4, 2009, (剣道上級者の打ち方を身につける方法 – 構え位置での手の内練習), (8:29 mins, in Japanese).

[Smith_Golf] Marshall Smith, David DeNunzio, “It’s a Right-Sided Swing – Why hitting the left is a flawed theory,”


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