Kendo Resources

We've put together some kendo resources we think will be useful for our members.

 

 
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Kata Bokuto ni yoru Kendo kihon waza keiko ho
This is the first kata you learn, after the beginner's section. You can watch a demonstration of it here. This kata resembles shina kendo.

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Kendo No Kata
This is the second kata you will learn. You can watch a demonstration here. This is a required part of testing from the rank 1kyu and above.

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Kirikeashi
This is the most common excersize in Kendo. It is not uncommon to hear Sensei say, "all the elements of Kendo are present in Kirikaeshi." You can watch a demonstration here.

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Beginners Resources

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Kendo Beginners Guide
This booklet will help to reinforce and fill in information from the beginners class.

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Basic Terminology
Words and terms you will need to learn during the beginner class.

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Forms

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Portland Kendo Club Waiver
You will be asked to fill out a waiver form before joining.

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PNKF Waiver
You will be asked to fill out this waiver around the time you get your Bogu and plan on participating in tournaments.

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