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Follow through at lightning speed (Kobayashi Hideo), Part 2

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In Kendo, you win by applying Seme, disrupting and following through with your strike. Hesitation and slowness will cause you to miss a satisfactory Ippon. Kobayashi Hideo, Chief Instructor of Kendo at the University of Tokyo, will teach you secrets of Kendo that you will never find in any instruction book. Kobayashi Hideo, 8th Dan Hanshi Born in Kumamoto Prefecture in 1942. He started Kendo when he entered Chinsei High School. After graduating from high school, he joined the Kanagawa Prefectural Police in 1960. Under the tutelage of Kikuchi Den and Nakamura Taro Sensei, he participated in the All Japan Kendo Championship and the National Athletic Meet. After serving as Chief Instructor of the Kanagawa Prefectural Police, he retired in 2002. He was the coach of the Japanese men's team at the 12th World Kendo Championship. He is currently the President of the Kanagawa Kendo Federation, an Honorary Shihan of the Kanagawa Prefectural Police and the Chief Instructor of Kendo at the University of Tokyo. The focal point of KamaeBig toes and little fingers In order to perform a strike which you can follow through with, it is necessary to have an undisrupted Kamae. Here I (Kobayashi Hideo) would like…

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