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Report: The 6th Kendo World Tokyo Keiko-kai Saturday July 29, 2017 56 participants from 20 countries gathered at Meiji University’s Nakano Campus for the 6th Kendo World Seminar on Saturday July 29. We were very fortunate to have been joined by eight 8-dan and two 7-dan sensei that we invited to attend, together with two 8-dan and three 7-dan jukendo and tankendo sensei. The day began at 09:30 with warming-up before Shigematsu Kimiaki-sensei of Chiba police force led the instruction session. Shigematsu-sensei made the participants do kirikaeshi many times, emphasising big and correct over fast and sloppy. Then he guided the participants through the Bokuto ni yoru Kihon Waza Keiko-ho whileRead More →

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Kendo World is pleased to announce that issue 4.3 is now available on the Zinio ebook platform. In order to purchase/view it, you will need a Zinio account and then install the app on your smartphone or tablet. It can also be viewed on PCs and Macs. For more information about Zinio, please check www.zinio.com. To buy 4.3 or another Kendo World back issue, click here. To buy 8.3 or a two issue subscription (8.3 and 8.4), click here. To buy the Kendo World 16th WKC Special Issue or any of our other special editions (Naginata, Grading Successfully, Charles Boxer, etc.), click here. A table of contentsRead More →

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Dear Kendoka, The Kendo World team is pleased to announce that we will be holding the 6th Kendo World Tokyo Keiko-kai on Saturday July 29, 2017, at Meiji University’s Nakano Campus, the same venue that has been used for the past three events. There will be a keiko session in the morning followed by a party in the university cafeteria in the afternoon. The cost of participation will be around 5,000yen. This keiko-kai has been scheduled for July 29, the day after the Foreign Kendo Leaders Seminar in Kitamoto finishes, so if you haven’t had enough kendo from July 21-28, why not join us, too? Like every year,Read More →

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Kendo World / Shogun Kendogu “Blue Label Article Competition” Kendo World Wants You! to WIN A SET OF SHOGUN KENDOGU BOGU!! Do you want to be well-protected and look smart in the dojo with a fully-customisable set of bōgu? Do you want to revel in the kudos from dojo mates, friends, and family for having your work in print in Kendo World? Well, to make these dreams come true Kendo World has teamed up with the boys at Shogun Kendogu to bring you the “Blue Label Article Competition” where you can win a set of Shogun Kendogu’s Blue Label bōgu – valued at $749.99! AllRead More →

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Ladies and Gentlemen, Kendo World is please to announce that the hardcopy and Zinio ebook editions of Kendo World 8.3 are finally available! The hardcopy edition can be purchased here. Details on how to buy the Zinio edition are below, as well as a synopsis of the issue. Thank you, as always, for your continued support of Kendo World. The Kendo World Team Zinio Sales Links To buy 8.3 or a two issue subscription (8.3 and 8.4), click here. To buy a Kendo World back issue, click here. To buy the Kendo World 16th WKC Special Issue or any of our other special editions (Naginata, GradingRead More →