Many master swordsmen and revered kendo teachers mention the importance of having a heart with a clear mirror. That with such a mirror, one can intuit the heart and Continue reading
A young Kyoshi 7 dan from Japan visited the dojo that I practice at this week. I’ll refer to him as “O” sensei as he preferred not having his name mentioned. He had once placed Continue reading
I came across an interesting technique while reading the book The Art of Learning – An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance by Josh Waitzkin [Waitzkin]. According to the bio, 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
I translated this article in Japanese by Kogoro-Sama from Web-Kendo with his kind permission to post it (Thank you Kogoro-Sama). However, as the link at Continue reading