Read “Best Kendo Waza Illustrated Guide to Kendo Techniques” by David Aguero with Rakuten Kobo. An illustrated guide of kendo techniques book filled with. I Waza (Evading Technique) In nuki waza you evade your opponent’s strike and, The best suriage waza is done by using the natural curvature of the shinogi. I touched on this in an earlier broader post on oji waza, but there (If this is not possible, then a good alternative kihon drill is to make your.

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In kendo, men-kaeshi-do is most commonly used. Kendo Guide For Beginners Book. Nautical Party Sewing Patterns. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best waaz least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.

You really will appreciate these hakama! Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here It is commonly used to make an opening and strike. When shinai tips move backwards, postures often crumble and it is if you are rolling yourself into a ball like a frightened hedgehog.

In drills like this it is important for both motodachi and kakarite to approach each technique with total commitment and not anticipate the others movement, otherwise you are in danger of producing the counter attack before the attack. Aim at his right eye and he sees your kote and you may get the chance for kote nuki men or kote suriage men. Hold the centre and demonstrate courage and confidence. We want to fight fair and squire. Point to the kobushi and make him move. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori.

A Comprehensive Guide to Japanese Swordsmanship. Suriage waza – Used on being struck by the opponent’s shinai, this technique calls for the practitioner to sweep his shinai in a rising motion and then an upward besr before executing a strike.


Oji Waza Meant as counter attack or defensive techniques, these kenod employed either in form of a response to your opponent’s strike or as a means to defend yourself against your opponent’s strike. From this exercise we moved on to hikibana men, pushing in to take centre and then following with a men strike as motodachi stepped back. The logic of this baffles me. Kaeshi waza – Meant as a response technique, it entails parrying your shinai with that of your opponent with the result waxa you might get an opportunity to strike them on the opposite side.

So if you block on omote you return the strike to ura and vice versa. Emily Doggett rated it it was amazing Jan 14, If your timing and distance waxa correct, you can just push off from your left foot as your opponent makes his attack, lift your shinai up as his comes down and just deflect his blow with the shape of your shinai before striking men.

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We were working on men suriage men and men suriage kote and people seem to have a degree of difficulty with both. Kendo, Personal Reflections and Inherited Wisdom.

Following are the techniques that are classified under Shikake Waza or offensive form of Kendo – Oji Waza. No, cancel Yes, report it Kedo Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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Our normal reaction is to blame ourselves for hitting off target, but in many bext it is our opponent who is at fault for pulling his elbows down to his side to avoid being hit. Kindle Editionpages. No trivia or quizzes yet. Waza is technique in Japanese. Please review your cart.

John Harper marked it as to-read Dec 08, The Kendo practitioner takes advantage of such a situation by moving into the ‘suki’, meaning break or gap, and making a strike. Franky Kho rated it really liked it Nov 26, See if you have enough points for this item. Mohamma rated it really liked it May 06, One of the excuses often given for cutting dou incorrectly is that the opponent moved too quickly and did not allow us the distance to get it right.


There is debana waza in shikake waza. The objective was to cut from the armpit to the hip. It is a way to gain the wrist flexibility that you need to make your dou attack effective.

The idea was to work together in pairs in a mawari geiko format, taking turns as motodachi, whose job was to retain a strong chudan kamae.

Mohamad marked it as to-read Jan 29, Debana-men and debana-kote are most commonly used kendo techniques. This concept of drawing your opponent out is called hikidasu. Although this book is meant for intermediate to advanced kenshi, beginners will find this book very useful. Suriage Waza January 21, by Geoff.

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This probably was the case when cutting with a katana. You can avoid a cut to your men or kote by lifting your arms up kata No. Juna rated it it was amazing Jan 29, As the student progresses, the speed is increased till it matches wza tempo of a formal competition.

However, uchiotoshi is two motions.

To do this you need to be in front of your opponent at the time of the strike and consciously punch forward with your right hand whilst turning your wrist sharply inwards. Notify me of new comments via email. I also think that we should practise all kendo techniques on a regular basis, whether or not they are our favourites. Some of the techniques listed here are already very advanced.