Tag: mind

Kendo player shouting for Kiai

Moving Beyond Beginner Level! Be mindful of Ki, the sword, and the body vol. 1

3 Important Factors for Gaining Ippon In a match, in order to gain an ippon or win the match, mind, sword and body must come together. It is important to make these things your own through daily training and practice. In this edition, I will explain these three separately. Ki Read More

Kenshi putting Kendo Men

Preparing Your Mind To Win

In Kendo, as your prepare yourself mentally in order to win matches, the first thing to note is that it is a sport against someone else. If you try and do things that your opponent doesn’t like, you can gain the upper hand. To do that, it is important to Read More