Hungarian Kendo, Iaido and Jodo
Federation

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mobil: +36 20 460 2565
tel./fax: +36 1 342 0034
e-mail: office@kendo.hu

EKC 2017

Equipment

The name of the sword in Kendo is SHINAI. It consists of four blades of bamboo, and held together with a leather fitment.

The protecting equipment in Kendo is the BOGU. It consists of the following items:

MEN: a helmet with a shoulder and throat protector.

KOTE: gloves protecting the hand and the lower arm.

DO: the belly protector.

TARE: the groin protector.

Under the Bogu, a heavy cotton jacket KENDO GI, and a wide, skirt-like trousers HAKAMA is worn.

The head, the wrists and the belly can be cut, and the throat can be thrust.

Photo of shinai: Viktoria Gubo