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Inoue Sensei at Kendo World Taikai

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This is a short clip of Kendo master Inoue Yoshihiko Sensei., 9th Dan. Filmed at the Kendo World Magazine Taikai at the Budokan, Tokyo in 2012. One of Japan’s foremost experts on Kendo Kata and it’s history and philosophy. Inoue Sensei was the author of Kendo Kata: Essence and Application among other titles. Although his philosophy is applied…

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Trailer: The Empty Mind

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Our classic signature documentary. Here is what the editor of Black Belt Magazine had to say: “I must say I was impressed. Professionally filmed in Japan and China, it profiles practitioners of Aikido, Karate, Kendo, Kyudo, Shaolin Kingfu, Tai Chi and Wushu as they plied their trade in the dojos and tournaments. On a personal…

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Trailer: Art of the Japanese Sword

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Considered the pinnacle of Japanese culture for more than a thousand years, the Japanese sword endures today as a legacy of the Samurai and as a beautiful but deadly work of art. In this detailed exploration of the swordsmiths craft you will enter a rarified world where ancient steel is forged into the sharpest and…

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