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Tax-free Kendo Bogu Set, KURAMA

New Tax-free Kendo Bogu from Kendo-bogu.com: KURAMA

Change your Bogu. Improve your Kendo Suffering from painful strikes during training? Struggling to find armour that fits comfortably? Is your armour heavy and does it take forever to dry? Tired of paying for shipping, only to have to pay again for import tax? Don’t let these obstacles get in Read More

Kendo Training Visit

After I started working at Tozando, there were many times I was found myself thinking I would like to learn more about Kendo. Not only learning for the sake of the work, but also be able to observe; what does Kendo have that attracts people?  What kind of people do Read More

Kendo Keiko training at Kyoto Butokuden

Will your Kendo Keiko defeat you?

Kendo is tough – there is no escaping it. Your keiko demands a lot of you and doesn’t let up. Of course not all keiko are alike and some places are easier than others, but the very nature of Kendo is self-improvement and the results of your jigeiko are unambiguous. Read More

MICHI - No. 1 Selling Kendo Kote in Japan

MICHI – The No. 1 Selling Kendo Kote in Japan

The “MICHI” model is a light weight, easy to use Kote with great durability and impact absorption, at a very competitive price! By using a new type of padding, we have been able to produce a extremely lightweight, yet thicker and more protective type of Futon for this Kote. Thanks Read More

Aikido Nagewaza

3 Tips for Improving Your Aikido

If you’re an Aikido practitioner, it’s safe to presume that you want to see improvements in your technique. And with that goal in mind, you practice day in day out to achieve it. The truth of the matter, however, is that there are probably a lot of practitioners who feel Read More

Buying your first set of kendo-gu?

You’ve been to the local dojo for a look. You liked what you saw. Throngs of frenzied jedis duelling with bamboo sabres. Could this be the martial art that will change your life? There is only one way to find out. You join the local dojo Progress in kendo is Read More

Japanese Iaito Sword Buying Guide: How to choose your right Iaito

This time, we will explain what you should think about when you buy your first Iaito, please refer to the point below. Before buying the Iaito Please begin with consulting the Sensei and Senpai of the Dojo where you are learning Iaido. Depending on the style or Dojo you are practicing Read More

2016/10/28 – Tozando Complete Beginners Kendo Set Available now!

Sometimes it’s hard to know what to choose when you just have begun doing Kendo, what Bogu should I choose, what else do I need and so on.  So we have compiled a complete set containing a 5mm Fit-stitched Orizashi Bogu, Color-fixed Kendo Gi, Tetron Hakama, Water Bottle, Bogu Bag, Read More