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Kendo Podcast with Hiro Imafuji from Kendo-Guide.Com. This podcast is about kendo that is Japanese martial arts and Hiro talks many aspects of kendo through its concept, “to discipline the human character through the application of the principles of the Katana (sword)”. Kendo carries not only Japanese cultural and historical values but also it helps us to deal with our daily lives.

Kendo Podcast with Hiro Imafuji from Kendo-Guide.Com. This podcast is about kendo that is Japanese martial arts and Hiro talks many aspects of kendo through its concept, “to discipline the human character through the application of the principles of the Katana (sword)”. Kendo carries not only Japanese cultural and historical values but also it helps us to deal with our daily lives.
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Kendo Podcast with Hiro Imafuji from Kendo-Guide.Com. This podcast is about kendo that is Japanese martial arts and Hiro talks many aspects of kendo through its concept, “to discipline the human character through the application of the principles of the Katana (sword)”. Kendo carries not only Japanese cultural and historical values but also it helps us to deal with our daily lives.

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Episodes

Episode 129: Self-Analysis

10/8/2018
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Adults, listen up! Self-analysis is important for us, adults. And we need always have something to work on in our training. You need to do the followings Know your goal (what you learn in class), Study the goal and create/hone the methods you come up with to achieve the goal. And Do it at the […]

Duration:00:25:22

Episode 128: How To Utilize Kata to Shinai Kendo

10/1/2018
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What are these opportunities in kendo kata we are talking about? Have you thought about them? Why do we take jōdan in kata No.1 instead of chūdan, the basic stance in kendo? For more kendo information visit at Kendo–Guide.Com and Subscribe to Kendo–Guide.Com for Updates. More Podcast at www.kendo-podcast.com or listen to Podcast one week before […]

Duration:00:25:06

Episode 126: Unfriendly Martial Art

9/24/2018
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How did you like the Kendo World Championships? Liked it or not liked it? I think kendo will need to move on to the next level. For more kendo information visit at Kendo–Guide.Com and Subscribe to Kendo–Guide.Com for Updates. Click for Kendo Podcast @ YouTbue For more kendo information visit at Kendo–Guide.Com and Subscribe to Kendo–Guide.Com for Updates

Duration:00:26:01

Episode 126: Unfriendly Martial Art

9/17/2018
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Kendo is an unfriendly martial art. Some parts of me have already known that but I didn’t want to face it. It’s easy to ignore such thoughts but I want to take a moment and think about it. The comment to the original post is seen here. Click for Kendo Podcast @ YouTbue For more […]

Duration:00:28:48

Episode 125: Applying Kendo Teachings to Your Daily Life

9/10/2018
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In this episode, I want to share how we can apply kendo teachings to our daily lives. You can simply enjoy kendo as a sport. Or you can use kendo as your life guidance. OK, then how can you use kendo as a guidance of your life? For more kendo information visit at Kendo–Guide.Com and Subscribe to Kendo–Guide.Com for Updates

Duration:00:30:22

Episode 124: Difference between 1 kyu and 1 dan

9/3/2018
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I am sharing my thoughts on the difference between 1 kyu and 1 dan. In the podcast, I am seeing 1 dan to 3 dan as a preparation phase for 4 and 5 dan. I hope you enjoy it. For more kendo information visit at Kendo–Guide.Com and Subscribe to Kendo–Guide.Com for Updates

Duration:00:10:49

Episode 123: Kendo Tour 2018 Relearning Kata

8/27/2018
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I cannot say this enough; we never end to learn kata. Kata is a way more than just forms. The more you studied, the more your learn different things. I really need to go back to Japan and learn kata. Read “Kata Benefits and Its Practical Usage for Kendo” as well. Listen and watch at […]

Duration:00:38:06

Podcast 122: Unwritten Regulations/Rules

8/20/2018
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In this episode, I want to talk about some issues we have over unwritten regulations/rules. Recently I saw a post saying “Don’t you think clapping to penalties of your opponent team players is rude in shiai”. This got into a big argument on one of the biggest kendo forum on the Internet, Ichini-kai. I thought […]

Duration:00:27:58

Episode 120: 3 Elements for Your Kendo Study

7/30/2018
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Nakada Jun (7-dan) sensei talks about 3 elements for your kendo study in Kendo Jidai Magazine (p.38, No. f554, 2018 August issue). Some examples are from an article by Katsuhisa Yamashita (8-dan). 1. Kokoro no Tame: Tame of Kokoro 2. Kamae no Tame: Tame of Kamae 3. Jikan no Tame: Tame of Time The explanation […]

Duration:00:26:05

Episode 119: How to Learn Waza Part I

7/23/2018
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Click here to watch at YouTube. Learning waza is another hurdle for many. What I think we should do is to know our striking distance decide one technique to work on work on it against lower grade holders, same level and higher grade holders. Also make sure that you practice the form of the technique […]

Duration:00:28:13

Podcast 118: Condition Your Body for Kendo

7/16/2018
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Is your body ready to learn kendo? Make sure your body is up for learning kendo and improve your kendo as quickly as possible. The video version is available for the members. These are the yoga videos I mainly follow. To Loosen My Back To Loosen My Back and Shoulder Blades To Loosen My Back […]

Duration:00:27:07

Episode 117: Breaking Bad Habits and Creating New Habits

7/9/2018
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How can we develop good kendo as habits and remove your bad habits? This was live broadcasted on 6/27. The second half of the video is available for the members at Patreon. For more kendo information visit at Kendo–Guide.Com and Subscribe to Kendo–Guide.Com for Updates Ref: Smart Talk, Making Habits, Breaking Habits, Personal Coaching for Results

Duration:00:25:12

Episode 116: Nito Camp

7/2/2018
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In this episode, I am sharing my experience in Nito Camp hosted by Idaho Kendo Club. The video version is available at YouTube. The second half of the video is available for the members at Patreon. For more kendo information visit at Kendo–Guide.Com and Subscribe to Kendo–Guide.Com for Updates

Duration:00:35:37

Episode 115: Scientific Data of Left Knee and Hip Movements in Men Strike

6/27/2018
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Welcome to the first YouTube livestream podcast (Broadcasted live at 9am on 6/10 for the members at Patreon.com) In this episode, I want to introduce a scientific study of the body movement in men strike. Tatsuya Ōno sensei conducted a study between well-skilled university students and semi-skilled university students. Hope this might help you with […]

Duration:00:21:49

Episode 114: Seminar with Alex Bennett sensei

6/18/2018
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In this episode, I want to share what we learned from the seminar with Alex Bennett sensei. Special thanks to Rod Faghani sensei, we had this great opportunity. I again thank all of the participants of the seminar. Alex and I had a great time with you. – Support Kendo For Life and get early access […]

Duration:00:17:19

Episode 113: Fight Against Jodan

6/11/2018
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In this episode, I am sharing tactics to fight against jodan by Kazuo Furukawa sensei. Enjoy! – Support Kendo For Life and get early access to Kendo Podcast. – For more kendo information visit at Kendo–Guide.Com and Subscribe to Kendo–Guide.Com for Updates. Previous Kendo Podcast Click for more Hiro’s Review. Subscribe to Patron Only Newsletter. Contents for Pearl and above Contents for Gold […]

Duration:00:10:49

Episode 112: Missing Pieces of Kendo Training for Adults

6/4/2018
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In this episode, I am talking about why adults are having difficulties to learn the kendo movements. Thanks to Seyi, one of the patrons, I am making videos for adults kendo practitioners. What do you think the missing pieces for adults learning kendo? Footwork? Tenouchi? – Become a patron and get access to all the kendo […]

Duration:00:23:10

Episode 111: Suburi for Adults and Late Starters

5/28/2018
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In this episode, I am talking about suburi for adults and late starters. Check what hiraki-ashi is by clicking here. Hope this helps. – Become a patron and get access to all the kendo stuff. – For more kendo information visit at Kendo–Guide.Com and Subscribe to Kendo–Guide.Com for Updates. Previous Kendo Podcast Click for more Hiro’s Review. Subscribe to Patron Only Newsletter. Contents for […]

Duration:00:22:23

Episode 110: What is an Opening and How to Take the Center?

5/21/2018
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In this episode, I am sharing an article by Takayoshi Hatakeyama sensei in p.28, Kendo Nippon 2013 February issue. This is a great article so I wanted to share it. Ref: Ukki (floating log) Enjoy! – Become a patron and get access to all the kendo stuff. – For more kendo information visit at Kendo–Guide.Com and Subscribe to Kendo–Guide.Com for Updates. Previous Kendo […]

Duration:00:16:00