Tag: karate

Important Factors in Winning – Concentration and Intuition

In order to win and achieve good results in sports, there are important areas other than physical abilities like strength and skill. Specifically, “concentration” and “intuition” play a key part. But unlike physical abilities, these are not measurable. How can we train ourselves in these areas? It is very important Read More

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“Kyu” and “Dan” in Budo

In Japanese Budo such as kendo, judo, kyudo, there are levels named “kyu” and “dan”. Each has its own characteristic, but many people wonder what the difference is between the two. Kyu is a word that describes the quality or the condition of objects as in “ikkyuhin”, “nikyuhin” and “sankyuhin” Read More

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Rei – Is it just about bowing your head?

The way of the samurai values mannerisms (rei) above all else as reflected in the saying “It begins and ends with rei (mannerism/bowing)”. Rei refers to the actions and behaviors expected at various events, and signifies the moral standards for developing human relationships and maintaining social order. Rei is now Read More

2016/04/19 – Mizuno 2016 model product catalog updated!

Mizuno are famous for their high quality Judo products and here at Tozando we have always offered an easy way to get their high quality products from overseas.We have now added and updated all products according to Mizuno’s 2016 models, with for example the latest “YUSHO” models that are the Read More

2016/02/23 – Mitsuboshi Brand Judo & Karate Gi Sets!

We have now added two new Judo Gi sets and two new Karate Gi sets made by Mitsuboshi to our inventory! Mitsuboshi is well known for it’s high quality “FUJITAKA” model Judo Gi in Japan, and finally we are able to provide them to our overseas customers also! Mitsuboshi provides Read More