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The heart of kendo

by Darrell Craig

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Published by Shambhala, Distributed in the U.S. by Random House in Boston, [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kendo.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDarrell Max Craig.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1142 .C73 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 238 p. :
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL378458M
    ISBN 101570624070
    LC Control Number98040527
    OCLC/WorldCa39724217

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      I own both the Complete Kendo book and the Heart of Kendo book. This book is by far better than the other 2 as far as providing technical information. Pros: The pictures are much better drawn (at least when compared to the other 2 books). Still in Reviews: The heart of this work is the philosophy behind the creation of the All Japan Kendo Federation Kendo Kata. Inoue sensei looks at the history behind the formation of the kata using records taken at the time, and also examines the theoretical underpinnings of the kata.5/5(8).

    Kendo matches take place in an area 9 to 11 metres (about 30 to 36 feet) square. Contestants wear the traditional uwagi (jacket), hakama (long divided skirt), dō (chest protector), tare (waist protector), men (mask), and kote (padded gloves). The shinai varies from 43 to 46 inches ( to cm) in length and is made of four lengths of seasoned bamboo bound by waxed cord. In the history of Japanese martial arts, dojoyaburi (道場破り, dojoyaburi, "dojo storming"), also known as dojoarashi (道場嵐, dojoarashi, "dojo storm"), is the action of visiting a rival martial arts school in order to challenge its members. This usually led to taryūjiai (他流試合, taryujiai, "other style match"), a fight between the visitor and a member of the school, usually its.


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