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The 15th All Japan Invitational 8-dan Kendo Championships Nakamura Sports Center, Nagoya Sunday April 16, 2017 The 15th All Japan Invitational 8-dan Kendo Championships was held at Nakamura Sports Center in Nagoya on Sunday April 16, 2017. As usual, the Kendo World team was there to cover the event. 32 of Japan’s top 8-dan sensei were selected to take part (profiles below), and for the second year running, Kanagawa’s K8-dan Miyazaki Masahiro was victorious, defeating K8-dan Tani Katsuhiko, a high school principal from Gunma, in the final with a men strike in encho. In the current format of the 8-dan championships, Miyazaki-sensei became the second competitorRead More →