Shiai Attitude

Shiai Attitude By Ron Fox Sanpo-mamori—the three point block. Is it good for kendo, bad for kendo, or neutral? I think it’s important to see that action for what it is, rather than to evaluate it in isolation. Specifically, sanpo-mamori indicates a kendo mindset of trying not to lose rather than trying to win. If only for that moment. For me, that mindset that does not reflect the ideals of kendo. Raised as I was in the tradition that success … Continue reading

Kendo World Vol.2 – Now on Zinio!

Kendo World Vol.2 – Now on Zinio! Ladies and Gentlemen, The Kendo World Team is pleased to announce that all fours issues of Kendo World Volume 2, originally released in 2003 and 2004 and out of print for many years, are now available in Zinio ebook format here. The good news doesn’t end there though! We are working hard to also get volumes 3, 4, 5, and 6 ready so that our entire catalogue will be available on the Zinio ebook … Continue reading

Auckland Kendo Club 2016 International Invitation Kendo Seminar

The Auckland Kendo Club is proud to host our 2016 Invitational seminar and we warmly welcome participants from the International Kendo community. This seminar will be led by Alex Bennett Sensei, Kyoshi 7th dan and he will be assisted by several 7th dans from Japan and New Zealand. Check out the details of the seminar below!