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Kendo practitioner and Rugby player

Rugby and Kendo

Japanese National Rugby Player, selected for the World Cup, has succeeded through applying the concept of “maai” that he learned through kendo. The 2019 Rugby World Cup, hosted by Japan, was a great success with the whole country enlivened by the event. This was a historical event for the Japanese Read More

Kendo Ippon

Know the Standards for “Ippon”

To get an ippon or to win in kendo you need “heart”, “skill” and “physique”. Only when these are all combined can you gain ippon. Regarding the “heart”, it’s about having a still mind, or to concentrate on the match. In order to concentrate better and to get your spirit Read More