Friday, April 30, 2010

From The Pros - Kendo

Special Interview with my Sensei, Miho Iwamoto

Name: Miho Iwamoto

Country: Japan

Type of Martial Arts: Kendo

Rank / Belt: 5th DanAward /

-Hong Kong Asia open kendo championship '09 champion '10 second place
-'05 Tokyo public offices kendo tournament individual champion
-'05 All Japan public offices Kendo tournament individual Best 8
-'02 Tokyo junior college kendo tournament individual champion

Years of Training: 20years

How / Why you start Kendo?: My grandfather (7dan) has dojo

When was the first time you won a kendo competation?: 11years old

How do you feel at that time?: I was Very happy and I can't stop crying

Why do you think Kendo is a good?: We can become strong not only body but also mind.

What would you advice to Beginners?: Don't think seriously. Please ENJOY first.


  1. Haha, love sensei's advice to the beginner :) Did not manage to see her in JCKL during her time there, what a waste! :(

  2. I like Kendo very much, not just its physical exercise but also its philosophy.

  3. This is really an amazing art i would like to learn more about martial arts, i got a lot of knowledge from your post. Thanks for posting such a nice article.

  4. I've always been a big fan of kendo. Thanks for posting the martial arts pictures. It looks like you've been having a great time.