I recently came across a video on the topic of debana waza (出鼻技) in which the Sensei* describes a neat tip to help develop debana waza (出鼻技) [KendoStepUp_Debana]. The audio is in Japanese and captioning is in English. For those unfamiliar with Continue reading
Here is a small collection of resources on striking gyaku-dou (also referred to as hidari dou) for students at the dojo, where I practice at and to all who are interested in learning how to do gyaku-dou. It is a useful Continue reading
Here is a collection of quotes and resources (in terms of articles and videos) on the Men Kaeshi-Dou (面返し胴) technique. This collection will likely grow as I discover more.
There are probably multiple ways to teach and learn how the forward foot contacts the floor in the “stomp” portion of the fumikomi. That part of the fumikomi where the forward foot forcefully hits the floor. For Continue reading
This article is on an issue that I pay close attention to for myself (as described later) and for others at the dojo where I practice at: a “tight” right arm. I see it often among the Continue reading