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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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English


Episodes

Episode 180: Use the Shinogi to Attack and Defend

10/14/2019
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In this episode of Kendo Podcast, in this episode, I would like to share how to use the shinogi of your shinai to take the center and more. I learned this at Kodansha Keikokai from Kato sensei in Cleveland. 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 […]

Duration:00:24:38

Episode 179: Things I learned at Kodansha Keikokai

10/7/2019
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In this podcast, I would like to share what I learned from Kato sensei (8-dan) at Kodansha Keikokai in Cleveland. 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 it goes out to the public at www.patreon.com/kendoforlife.Are you a YouTube person? Subscribe and listen to the podcasts at www.YouTube/user/dojo2go.

Duration:00:15:57

Episode 178: A Strike That No One Can Avoid

9/30/2019
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In this episode, I would like to share my thoughts on a strike that no one can avoid. Have you ever thought about striking without getting hit? Of course, right? But if you go beyond that, you can step into a more fun part of kendo. I think 😝 For more kendo information visit at Kendo-Guide.Com […]

Duration:00:15:27

Podcast Episode 177: Secret of Hidehisa Nishimura sensei

9/23/2019
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In this episode, I’d like to share what I learned from Hidehisa Nishimura sensei at a seminar in Detroit. He won All Japan Kendo Championship 3 times, two times in a row. He is the 3rd person who achieved to win the champ 2 times in a row. He is not only strong in kendo […]

Duration:00:22:36

Episode 176: What is Kendo and its Secret?

9/16/2019
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In this podcast, I want to talk about what kendo is and its secret through my experience and training. 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 it goes out to the public at www.patreon.com/kendoforlife.Are you a YouTube person? Subscribe and listen to the podcasts at www.YouTube/user/dojo2go.

Duration:00:26:15

Episode 175: Importance of Instructors

9/9/2019
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In this episode, I want to share my thoughts on the importance of instructors. 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 it goes out to the public at www.patreon.com/kendoforlife.Are you a YouTube person? Subscribe and listen to the podcasts at www.YouTube/user/dojo2go.

Duration:00:27:06

Episode 174: AUSKF Summer Camp 2019

9/3/2019
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In this episode, I would like to share my experience at AUSKF Summer Camp 2019. This year, the camp was led by Kendo Hanshi 8-Dan – Shinji Funatsu Sensei from OsakaKendo Kyoshi 8-Dan – Masaru Yamazaki from Aichi 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 […]

Duration:00:15:29

Episode 173: Fear of Change

8/26/2019
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In this episode, I want to share my thoughts on fear of change. I know everyone has this!!! 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 it goes out to the public at www.patreon.com/kendoforlife.Are you a YouTube person? Subscribe and listen to the podcasts at www.YouTube/user/dojo2go.

Duration:00:16:34

Episode 172: Don’t Go Out to the Ocean, If You Cannot Swim

8/19/2019
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In this episode, I would like to share my thoughts on kendo practitioners’ attitude. Here is the name of the show, Bondi Rescue. I just cannot believe those people who just went out to the ocean without being able to swim at all. We can say the same thing about kendo. For more kendo information […]

Duration:00:20:42

Podcast 171: Treasure Hunting at MWKF Summer Camp

8/12/2019
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In this episode, I would like to share my experience at MWKF summer camp. I really appreciate Tagawa sensei and the members of MWKF for pulling an event this big off every year! Thank you very very much! 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 […]

Duration:00:27:14

Podcast 170: Non-Japanese Don’t Understand Kendo?

8/5/2019
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In this episode, I want to talk about if non-Japanese don’t understand kendo or not. I have heard such comments in the past. So I wanted to take the time to share my thoughts on this. 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 it […]

Duration:00:24:49

Episode 169: Zanshin as Etiquette

7/29/2019
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In this episode, I am sharing my thoughts on zanshin. This thought popped in my head after re-reading Inoue sensei’s book. In the podcast, I talked about kanji of zanshin and kokoro-nokori. The blow is the kanji. I will probably talk about this idea again in the next podcast a little bit. I hope you […]

Duration:00:19:14

Episode 168: Reasons Behind Etiquette

7/22/2019
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In this episode, I would like to share my thoughts on the reasons behind kendo etiquette. It is easy to say we don’t do certain things because they are rude in Japanese culture. Yeah. That is correct. But we should think about what we do at the dojo because where kendo comes from… For more […]

Duration:00:18:40

Episode 167: Analysing The Definition of Yūkō Datotsu

7/15/2019
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In this episode, I would like to read and go over the definition of yūkō datotsu. We all talk about what ippon is but then have we talked about what yūkō datotsu is? I wanted to analyse what it is using the definition of yūkōd datotsu from the shiai regulations.The definition I used here was […]

Duration:00:19:54

Episode 166: Don't Try

7/9/2019
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In this episode, I am sharing my thoughts on the meaning of “I’m trying”. We are all learning. So trying is not the good word for us to use 🙂 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 it goes out to the public at www.patreon.com/kendoforlife.Are […]

Duration:00:19:28

Episode 165: The 12th Nito Seminar

7/1/2019
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In this episode, I would like to share my experience at the 12th Nito Seminar in Idaho! It was a great experience as usual but one regret was that I didn’t take photos with patrons I saw at the event! I should develop a habit of taking photos!! For more kendo information visit at Kendo-Guide.Com and […]

Duration:00:24:42

Episode 164: Kōdansha and Katana

6/24/2019
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In this episode, I am sharing my thoughts on kōdansha learning iaido. The concept of kendo is to discipline the human character through the application of the principles of the katana (sword). I am sure this idea have been talked about. And the late Yoshihiko Inoue sensei was having his students do iaido when they […]

Duration:00:17:08

Episode 163: What Did I learn at Kodansha Seminar?

6/17/2019
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In this episode, I am sharing what I learned at Kodansha seminar. The first weekend of June, I participated in a kodansha seminar led by Tagawa sensei held in Las Vegas. Plenty to learn and share with my students and you. Enjoy! For more kendo information visit at Kendo-Guide.Com and Subscribe to Kendo-Guide.Com for Updates.More Podcast […]

Duration:00:28:08

Episode 162: What Should Adult Kendo Practitioners Focus on During Training

6/10/2019
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In this episode, I am sharing what adult kendo practitioners focus on during training. Everyone wants to improve. At non-bogu phase, focus on coordination. Once put a set of bogu on, focus on getting used to it. And also focus on doing things right. It doesn’t matter what level you become, in the end, we […]

Duration:00:18:46

Episode 161: Don’t Quit Kendo

6/3/2019
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In this episode, I want to send a message to those who are thinking about quitting kendo. I thought about quitting a few times in the past. But I am glad I didn’t. If you need a break, take a break. But don’t close the door completely. For more kendo information visit at Kendo-Guide.Com and Subscribe […]

Duration:00:16:49