Whether your martial arts’ training is a full-time career or merely a hobby, most people try to stretch their schedule to its limits. During this act of juggling time, it’s easy to forget how important it is to get a good night’s sleep. But if you take time to re-discover how vital this physiological need is to your health, you may find yourself with a higher quality of life — and better martial arts. Read the entire post…

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What is Kendo?

Posted by: Sherrie in Categories: Martial Arts, Weapons Training.
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With a sword and a warrior’s spirit, explore the world of kendo, its spiritual and philosophical code, and its history.

Literally meaning the way of the sword, this Japanese martial art evolved out of the centuries old techniques of Kenjutsu, the battlefield combat sword techniques used by samurai during most of Japanese history. To fully understand both Kendo and Kenjutsu, one must first understand the importance of the traditional samurai sword (katana) in the warrior’s life. Read the entire post…

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