Solo Keiko and physical training for non-professionals

KENDOJIDAI 2019.8 Training time is limited for non-professionals. However, you should train everyday even if it’s just for 10 minutes. In addition, solo Keiko and training is effective when you are injured and you can’t put your Men on. Furthermore, daily physical training done right leads to prevention of injuries and increases the quantity and quality of your regular Keiko. The key is endurance. We spoke with Professor Takahashi, a leading sports biomechanic and the Japanese representatives’ physical training coach, on how to maintain body and muscle endurance. Takahashi Kentaro 7th Dan Professor at Kanto Gakuin University Born in Gunma Prefecture in 1972. From Sugamo High School, he moved to Yokohama National University where he got a master’s degree. He went on to obtain his PhD. at Nippon Sport Science University. Since 2006, he has been physical training coach of the All Japan representatives’. After working at Gunma College of Technology, he became a professor at Kanto Gakuin University, where he is head coach of the Kendo club today. The importance of physical training What is the aim of physical training? The first major goal is to avoid injuries. Those who practice on a daily basis must interrupt their training if … Continue reading Solo Keiko and physical training for non-professionals