INTERVIEW

Persisting in his beliefs: Shoji Teramoto

07/01/2018

The 4th All Japan Invitational Kendo 7th Dan Championship

Whether it was “after all” or “finally”, Teramoto Shoji, an officer of the Osaka prefecture police, was victorious at the Yokohama 7th Dan Tournament which was held for the fourth time. The past three competitions he was caught up in an idea fix that “7th Dan should be a certain way”. Teramoto who persisted in his faith and came out of his shell was so strong he made it look normal. We shall listen about Teramoto’s present, who built an era in the kendo world in his active career days.

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5 Comments

  • Reply lalinkendo 07/10/2018 at 3:57 AM

    Amazing interview!

    • Reply Kendo Jidai 07/10/2018 at 6:06 PM

      Thank you!

  • Reply heri0n 07/24/2018 at 7:42 PM

    Great article!
    Few spelling errors –
    poule fase -> pool phase
    maybe “group stage” would be better

  • Reply Steve 06/30/2019 at 3:27 AM

    “”When I faced off Takenaka Kentaro sensei at the first match of the pool phase, I felt that the baggage fell off smoothly.

  • Reply Steve 06/30/2019 at 3:28 AM

    A great article. It provides so much to consider.

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