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Remember that the shinai represents the sword. So, no matter how successful we get in our kendo career, we must not forget the many people that have helped us from the beginning and along the way. The Whip The same posture and position of Shinai and Left hand applies to all of these the only difference is the position of the Right hand. However, studying such subtle techniques is a part of training.

A good men cut must consist of a strong wrist-snapping action to strike the target. A little story about Chiba Sensei Chiba Sensei was a left-hander, so he gave jodan a try and started practicing this kamae in his third year of junior high school.

For those who aspire to learn jodan, here are some advises from the Jodan Master: Please feel free to comment or give related links you know!

Chiba Sensei said that instead of thinking to win, which tends to tense up the body, he was thinking that he could not lose. I found out the problem was to lift up much higher, take a large stance with a large spirit, just as. Once they can execute this motion correctly, normal shinai grip can be resumed. Just as the kensen is used to suppress an opponent from chudan, Chiba sensei believes that in jodan the tsukagashira should be used to pressure the opponent.

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That fellow senpai, who did you jodan no kamae had 3 reasons: Note that both 8 Dan Sensei have big bump in their elbow due to repetitive trauma ossification to that region throughout their kendo career. It felt so sudden.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. You do not have your shinai right in front of you to protect yourself. Over the past couple of years I have been lucky enough to meet and get some joddan from Yamanaka Sensei, Toda Sensei and Chiba Sensei all famous Japanese 8th Dan Jodan players whose knowledge on the subject I have only scratched the surface of.

In fact sometimes he just stayed in a very super correct chudan no kamae and when hidari jodan attacked, he was met with tsuki.

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The full blog entry can be found at http: That will teach the students to extend and straight both arms no flaring elbows. In some universities there is not even a single jodan instructor. However, it was only then that his whole body became relax from exhaustion that he found the right way to cut shomen.

But can anyone give me any kind of advise about what is the most effective way to fight against Jodan??? When you want to cut, simply snap your left wrist forward and let go with the right hand, it is very important to grip The shinai loosely with this technique as all your speed is coming from your left hand and if you over grip, this will slow you down considerably.

If you really want to use it, then, as Imafuji-sensei said, you need your sensei’s permission to try it out, but first you need to train your left hand more than your right to help you swing your shinai effectively. Hopefully I can be granted permission by my sensei to train in jodan no kamae after I gain more experience in kendo. Dec 06, Rating.

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So my friend asked Chiba Sensei how he coped with the pressure during that peiord. Otherwise you will fail, it’s not something you can understand just by waving a shinai around in a similar fashion as a video showed jodam. We all felt strangely good after the click-clackings. Dec 05, Rating. If you are doing the seme andw your opponent steps back trying this down cutting type of men will lead to tip reaching dropping.


All in all, I think it should be a cut which does not show when it is going to be performed to your opponent. The left hand grips the tsuka with the little finger kenxo off the end.

His Sensei in the Police dojo asked the group to do shomen suburi without specifying how many repetitions. Chiba sensei decisively places his right hand at his right flank, simultaneously striking with the left hand.

Even in the days before munazuki was valid, there were many tsuki experts. A personal story of Chiba Sensei. Dec 06, Rating Jodan no Kamae by: I could instantly feel that my shoulder and grip were more relax in this arm position.

Retrieved from ” https: Ask your sensei and especially don’t attempt this stance without a instructor who does jodan themselves! The gripping strength of the right and left arms should be about But jodan, yeah, definitely! Kkendo says that, just as with chudan, his jodan kendo has changed as he has grown older.

As we all know now, however, mune-tsuki is no longer valid due to safety ksndo. Chiba Sensei continuously emphasised the importance of mastering the basic chudan-no-kamae before learning jodan. Click here to add your own comments Join in and write your own page!

It is known as Dach “roof” and bocca di falcone “falcon’s beak” respectively.