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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 →

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The 15th All Japan Invitational 8-dan Kendo Championships Nakamura Sports Center, Nagoya Sunday April 16, 2017 The fifteenth edition of the All Japan Invitational 8-dan Kendo Championships is about a week away. As usual, the Kendo World team will be there live reporting on the competition that will see 32 of Japan’s top 8-dan sensei battling it out to be crowned champion. This tournament was originally known as the Meiji-Mura Kendo Competition, which ran from 1977 to 2002. It was held in the Meiji-Mura (Meiji Village) Museum in Inuyama City near Nagoya. This is an open-air museum that was established in 1965 to preserve JapaneseRead More →

Ladies and Gentlemen, Kendo World is please to announce that the Zinio ebook edition of Kendo World 8.3 is finally available! The hardcopy edition is at the printers being check and should be available soon. 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 ofRead More →