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The Kenjyutsu Machi Dojo

Posted by on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, In : Photography 


Photo taken at the Kenjyutsu Machi dojo in Japan at the beginning of Meiji period (1870-1900).

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Kendo Demonstration - Part 3

Posted by on Tuesday, January 12, 2016, In : Video 

Richard Hill and his student demonstrating some basic kendo moves at the Asian Art Museum's educator workshop for the Lords of the Samurai exhibition on September 5, 2009. 

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Gret Scott - Samurai Judoka

Posted by on Saturday, December 26, 2015, In : Photography 



Photo taken by Rosemary Matthews in 1958 of Gret Scott, a 24 year old Judo instructor at the Penge Academy of Judo and at the time, Britain's only female exponent of Kendo. In this picture, Scott is seen cleaning her 300 year old samurai sword.


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Kendo Demonstration - Part 2

Posted by on Thursday, October 15, 2015, In : Video 


Richard Hill and his student demonstrating some basic kendo moves at the Asian Art Museum's educator workshop for the Lords of the Samurai exhibition on September 5, 2009.
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Kendo Demonstration - Part II

Posted by on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, In : Video 


Richard Hill describes some moves from a kendo kata at the Asian Art Museum's educator workshop
for the Lords of the Samurai exhibition on September 5, 2009.
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Kendo Demonstration - Part I

Posted by on Friday, June 6, 2014, In : Video 


Richard Hill describes the gear worn by kendoka at the Asian Art Museum's educator workshop for the
Lords of the Samurai exhibition on September 5, 2009.
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Legendary Swordsman Haga Junichi

Posted by on Thursday, August 8, 2013, In : Video 


In this video legendary swordsman Haga Junichi is demonstrating kendo from the early Showa period of Japanese history, a period that started in 1926 and ended with the death of the Showa Emperor, Hirohito in 1989. (Note the unarmed wrestling at the end of the film).

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Nihon Kendo Kata

Posted by on Sunday, May 5, 2013, In : Video 


Nihon Kendo Kata, forms 1 to 10.

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Takasugi Shinsaku

Posted by on Monday, January 21, 2013, In : Photography 


Takasugi Shinsaku, a Kendo practitioner from 19th Century Japan

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