This Is Kendo
Finally an instructional video on Kendo, Japanese Swordsmanship. This exciting video fully explains the techniques of modern Kendo. Kendo is both an art, and an exciting sport, and its roots lie deep in the culture of Japan and the spirit of the samurai. This is Kendo features Sensei George Alexander, a world renown martial arts teacher and author. He fully explains how to wear the dogu (protective Armour), the use of the shinai (bamboo sword), and dojo etiquette. This video explains fighting postures, stances, footwork, basic strikes, warm up drills (Kiri Kaeishi) prearranged sparring drills (Yakusoku Renshu) combination strikes (Nidan/Sandan Waza) and Sword Point Control. Also included are many never before seen on video advanced sparring (Keiko) techniques, and an explanation of Zen concepts used in swordsmanship and much more! This is the Kendo Video you have been waiting for! Approx. 30 minutes Full Color.