Definitions for "KENDO"
Keywords:  sword, budo, shinai, martial, samurai
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