A member of the dojo where I practice at asked me to teach her a particular form of fumikomi and seme that I sometimes use. Where my right foot and body slides forward Continue reading
Here are some resources below on seme (攻め) in English listed by Books, Associations, Authors, Websites, Videos, DVDs and Quotes on Seme. For those unfamiliar with the Continue reading
This is a translation of an article by Nakamura Sensei, 7th Dan – on the topic of seme. It is based on a relaxed and efficient approach to kendo – that he refers to as “Healing Kendo” Continue reading
This article describes a more advanced technique referred to as hikidasu to create an opportunity to strike an opponent. It is organized as follows.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then the 10:41 min video “You want to strike men? In order to win…” by Fuku sensei [Fuku] may be worth a thousand pictures. Fuku sensei examines in depth and with clarity a way to strike men first – using a mix of Continue reading
This is an English translation of a second article in Japanese by Kogoro-Sama from Web-Kendo at http://www.web-kendo.com/002001/column05.php with his Continue reading