Nippon Budokan Delegation to Sydney

Each year, the Nippon Budokan Foundation dispatches a “Budo Delegation” (Japanese martial ways) to a different country to perform demonstrations, hold workshops, and facilitate greater international understanding of the traditional Japanese martial arts. This is a government-sponsored event sanctioned by Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Sports Agency of MEXT. To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the signing of the “Basic Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation” (1976) between Australia and Japan, the 2016 International Budo Delegation consisting of 78 … Continue reading

Kendo World Vol.3 – On Sale on Zinio NOW!

Kendo World Vol.3 – On Sale on Zinio NOW! Ladies and Gentlemen, The Kendo World Team is pleased to announce that all four issues of Kendo World Volume 3, originally released in 2005 and 2007 and out of print for many years, are now available here in the Zinio ebook format. The good news doesn’t end there though! We are working hard to also get volumes 4, 5, and 6 ready so that our entire catalogue will be available on the Zinio ebook platform. … Continue reading

The Kendo Mind: A Guide to Grading Successfully

The Kendo Mind: A Guide to Grading Successfully By Shigematsu Kimiaki (Kendo Kyōshi 8-dan) Kendo World is pleased to announce that our latest publication, The Kendo Mind: A Guide to Grading Successfully, is now on sale through the Zinio ebook platform here! A hardcopy P.O.D. version will be available soon! K8-dan Shigematsu Kimiaki-sensei is a kendo instructor for the Chiba police force. Based on his experiences taking promotion examinations, as well as being an examiner on grading panels, Shigematsu-sensei offers … Continue reading