Once my sensei told me, you can win shiai if you know the essences of kirikaeshi and master it. Years forward, still can't :P

I am not as familiar with kendo as I may seem- such as this basic principle.

Kendo - I am nice if you are.

thekimonogallery: “ Kendo, meaning Way of the Sword, is a Japanese martial art which descended from Kenjutsu ”

Founder's Cup 2013

Kendo, Dynamic Poses, Character Reference, Art Reference, Character Design, Dojo, Anatomy Reference, Sword, Katana

Katana Swords, Samurai Swords, Martial Arts Training, Hollow Earth, Samurai Art, Ninja Warrior, Japanese Sword, Kendo, Book Jacket

Kirioroshi (by John Maki Evans) - add me on Facebook - http://facebook.com/kurt.a.tasche

photographer shunsuke nakamura's photo of ancient sword - Yahoo Image Search Results

Keep Calm Collection - Japanese Calligraphy Samurai, poster print, $6.99 (http://www.keepcalmcollection.com/japanese-calligraphy-samurai-poster-print/)

Japanese Calligraphy Samurai, poster print