J is for Jukendo. And for Japan – Part 3

By Nuno Vieira de Almeida   July 23rd 2018 This would be the first day of Jukendo training in Japan and, lucky me, we would be training with a group of people from the Japan’s Self Defense Forces (Jieitai) in the afternoon. Because of the intense heatwave sweeping Japan, hydration and preventing heatstroke and exertion... Continue Reading →

Almost Okay…but – Chokutotsu

The group of people in this video were at the Belgium 2018 seminar and for many this was their first day with a mokuju. So this is not a criticism of them but rather these suggestions will hopefully aid the viewer in watching their own videos and deciding what needs to be fixed and maybe... Continue Reading →

What a ride! A journey in jukendo.

What a ride it had been! I cannot really look at those initial videos. Just the same, I can’t browse through the photos from the first Polish Jukendo seminar . Those clumsy moves, those basic mistakes, and the absolute lack of any clue what I’m doing on my face.  Not that I don’t do stupid... Continue Reading →

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