How To Wear Kendo Armor, 1 of 4

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  • Copyright Ariel Torres, M.D. All rights reserved. Manila, Philippines. April 2012. http://www.slideshare.net/DrArielSTorres/How-To-Wear-Kendo-Armor-Animated-Power-Point-Show Or Google Search “How To Wear Kendo Armor”
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  • How To Wear Kendo Armor, 1 of 4

    1. 1. Part 1 of 4 – Bogu & Shinai How To Wear Kendo Armor (plus Tenugui-Making) JGM Doc Tore of Medstar 3 yeltres@yahoo.comCopyright Ariel Torres, M.D.All rights reserved.Manila, PhilippinesApril 2012
    2. 2. Ken - means “blade” Kendo - way of the sword Do - means “the way” Kendogi - Kendo uniform Gi - means “garment” Kenjutsu - swordsmanship Jutsu - means “training”Copyright Ariel Torres, M.D.All rights reserved.Manila, PhilippinesApril 2012
    3. 3. Bogu - protective armor consisting of the Men, Do, Tare, Kote Shinai - bamboo practice sword - in between fushi (nodes) represent Tem (Heaven), Chi (Earth), Jin (Person) - 5 nodes symbolize Gokoku Houjou (sacred crops & grains of Ancients) 1. Kome - rice 2. Mugi - wheat 3. Awa - foxtail 4. Kibi - milletCopyright Ariel Torres, M.D. 5. Mame - legumeAll rights reserved.Manila, PhilippinesApril 2012
    4. 4. Tenugui - cotton towel wrapped around the head under the “men” - where ryu (school), clan, family, dojo (training place) and personal symbols etched in Japanese Khoin and/or Chinese Tensho are written in calligraphyCopyright Ariel Torres, M.D.All rights reserved.Manila, PhilippinesApril 2012
    5. 5. Tenugui Tare Kote Do Kote Hakama UwagiCopyright Ariel Torres, M.D.All rights reserved. MenManila, PhilippinesApril 2012
    6. 6. Tsukagashira (end of handle) Tsuka (handle) Tsukagawa (leather handle) Tsuba (handle guard) Tsubadome (rubber stopper S for handle guard) H I Take (bamboo staves) NTsuru (string) A I Nakayui (leather binding) Sakegawa (leather tip) Kensen (sword tip)Copyright Ariel Torres, M.D.All rights reserved.Manila, PhilippinesApril 2012
    7. 7. Darth Vader’s Helmet and Face Mask - was based on a Samurai’s kabuto, shikoro, mengu & yodare kake (head armor, neck guard, face armor & throat guard) - Kendo was invented so that sons of Samurais (Warrior Class) & their Daimyos (Lords or Masters) can practice safely kenjutsu or swordsmanship without hurting each otherCopyright Ariel Torres, M.D.All rights reserved.Manila, PhilippinesApril 2012
    8. 8. Continued in Part 2 - KendogiCopyright Ariel Torres, M.D.All rights reserved.Manila, PhilippinesApril 2012
    9. 9. THE ENDLog on to: http://www.slideshare.net/DrArielSTorres to download PPS file Using ORIGINAL, GENUINE, AUTHENTIC: Bogu (Men, Do, Kote & Tare), Keikogi, Hakama, Shinai & Mini Shinais bought from Japan Animation 2011 Philippine Toy Convention Check out also: How To Wear Samurai (Mitsuharu Akechi) Armor or Darth Vader’s costume concept in Star Wars Courtesy of: Dr. Ariel S. Torres Manila, Philippines yeltres@yahoo.com

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