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Koda Kunihide’s Kendo instructions Part 1: Basic movement

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KENDOJIDAI 2013.10 This is the first time Koda Kunihide, Kyoshi 8th Dan and professor of Tsukuba University, will do a full instruction series for Kendo Jidai. Harada Satoru, Takanabe Susumu and Murayama Chinatsu are all accomplished fighters who graduated from Tsukuba University. You can take the same instructions they received right here, right now! Part 1: Basic movement Part 2: Shikake-Men Part 3: Shikake-Kote Part 4: Oji-waza against Men Part 5: Oji-waza against Kote Part 6: Keiko methods Koda Kunihide, born in Nagasaki Prefecture in 1957. He went from Nagasaki East High School to Tsukuba University and became a teacher at the University of Tsukuba after working as a high school teacher at Nagasaki Prefecture. Major achievements include the individual title at the WKC, 3rd place at the All Japan Championships, and a National Teachers Tournament title. Professor at the Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences and Director of the Kendo Club at the University of Tsukuba. Kyoshi 8th dan. The basics of striking in one motion In kendo, we face our opponent and aim for openings while striking at each other, and all of our strikes should be performed without hesitation. In other words, we are…