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What is a hand-stitched Kendo Bogu?
With a hand-stitched Kendo Bogu, the needle is passed through the Futon to the reverse side, and ten inserted back through to the surface after a small interval. Then it is passed almost immediately b
What is the difference between a synthetic Do base as Yamato and a bamboo Do base?
The Do base is the solid part of the Do, designed to protect the body from the Shinai strikes. The synthetic Do base is stronger and lighter than its bamboo counterpart; however, it is generally n
What does Dobari mean?
It literaly means "fat body". Because the body is bigger and consequently the center of gravity is located toward the grip side, handing the Shinai becomes more easily.