Published on KENDOJIDAI 2018.8
During his days in the tokuren, Nakada sensei took on the task of mastering tame after he became aware of seme. While researching tame, he rebuild his basics, such as kamae and mental attitude. I asked him how he became able to strike without hesitation during close matches.
Nakada Jun, kyoshi nanadan.
Born in Chiba prefecture in 1973.
Narashino City Senior High SChool.
Joined the Metropolitan Police Department after graduation.
Won the All Japan Police Team Championships three times, fought in the All Japan Kendo Championships, represented Japan in the World Kendo Championships.
Currently a teacher at the Metropolitan Police Department kendo club, in charge of the budo specialization department.
- Being conscious of seme is the first step to learning tame
- Three types of tame that will lead to ippon
- Can you stand the pressure longer that your opponent?
Nowadays, I try to keep three points about tame in mind. I call these points tame of the heart, tame of the kamae and tame of time.
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