The art of fencing using Shinai. Equivalent to European fencing in rules & scoring. Originally used as a supplement to Kenjitsu & Iai-jitsu.
The martial art of Japanese swordsmanship, developed in the 16th century to unify a large number of different techniques. Since 1975 the concept of Kendo has been stated as "to discipline the human character through the application of the principles of the Katana". Kendo is therefore self-discipline while Kenjutsu is the actual techniques of fighting.
the art and sport of fighting with a bamboo sword
The "way of the sword". Japan's oldest martial art, using wooden staves, with its roots in samurai training exercises.
Way of the sword; a martial art (budo) of using the sword (ken). This art was developed from the earliest times by the warriors (bushi) of Japan, and from the 14th century on by the samurai. Ken-jutsu was prohibited in 1867 when the samurai were forbidden to carry swords, but was transformed into a martial sport (kendo) for physical and mental training of the young.
art of the sword, it is said that a Kendo master couldfight wars, and did in some cases, using only wooden swords with deadly precision. the "Kamiya Kasshin" style from RK, although fictional, is a clear definitive of true Kendo.
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art of the sword practiced with wooden or bamboo swords
This is the Japanese art of sword fighting, using bamboo swords (shinai) and protective clothing.
Translated as the "Way of the Sword." Modern form of budo based on sword techniques of feudal Japan