Thursday, 18 August 2011

Kendo shinai

The kendo as sport originate from the training of the samurai, in ancient time they used the katana, the famous japanese sword, that is still used in a martial art called iai. The kendo sword is called shinai, is made in bamboo, four pieces tied together, very flexible and make a great sount when hit the opponent. To protect the hands must wear the gloves called kotè.