Tag: craftsman

Shinai craftsman shaving the bamboo stave to make Kendo Shinai

Should we specify the length of the shinai, made from natural materials, to the millimeter? Part 2

Correct Kendo Equipment Knowledge taught by Artisans Things users should understand in order to keep shinai making alive and fruitful for everyone As the quality of the materials deteriorate and orders become more specific, artisans are often forced to throw away bamboo that does not match the orders. This causes Read More

Should we specify the length of the shinai, made from natural materials, to the millimeter? Part 1

Correct Kendo Equipment Knowledge taught by Artisans You don’t make the shinai according to specific measurements Morishita Shozo-san points this out when referring to a blog entitled “A Teacher aiming to become a Kendo Athlete”. Morishita-san was born in a house of a judo wear sewer, but shifted to making Read More

Interview with Kendo Bogu Craftsman – Bogu Repair – New Bogu Tokuren Z

Hello again from beautiful Kyoto,   The video I have chosen to show you this time is an interview with Tozando’s Kendo Bogu craftsman Mr. Onishi Akira. This video explores how the bogu set you using during your keiko, or shiai was made, what difficulties there are when making bogu Read More

2016/02/17 – Bogu Craftsman Unzei Kazuki will be attending the 41st AKC

As previously announced yesterday, we have now confirmed the participation of our Bogu craftsman Mr. Unzei Kazuki for the 41st AKC. With this we can confirm that we will be providing simple Bogu repair services on site, although more complex ones might be hard to fit in due to the Read More