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
This is a translation of an enlightening article by Nakamura Sensei, 7th Dan – on seme and many of its related components. This includes the mechanics of the kamae, setup, 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.
I translated a second article in Japanese by Kogoro-Sama from Web-Kendo with his kind permission to post it. Thank you Kogoro-Sama. As the link and website no longer seems to exist (as of Aug 2019) (http://www.web-kendo.com/002001/column05.php), I have appended the original article in Japanese below after the translation. Continue reading