Well we obviously have an attachment to Kendo. That's why we still practise it. Just want to know why you guys joined Kendo in the first place, if you don't mind that is.
For me, I always had a 'slight' obsession with swords and swordsmanship. I suppose when I was given the chance to join my university's Kendo club, I literally jumped at it. After all, in my heart, the art of swords were, and still is, awesome.
Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2011 1:03 am
I've always been interested in budo. When I started university I thought I'd have a lot of free time on my hands so I decided to join the kendo club with my friend. It turns out I was mistaken, I didn't have a lot of free time, but I quickly fell in love with kendo. My friend quit, but I kept going. Seven and a half years later I'm still going strong!
Posted: Sat Oct 15, 2011 8:49 am
well i joined kendo for medical reasons. i have a bad heart so my mother thought if i joined a sport that i could toughen up my heart. i asked her if i could do kendo since i love swords and i have a great intrest in the japanese culture. she told me if i could find a place that offered lessons i could do it. (she thought i wouldnt find one since i live in PA) lo and behold there was a dojo 20 minute from my house XD so i joined the very young dojo (it had only be open for a year or two) and i've practiced with them for the last 4 years.
Posted: Sat Jun 30, 2012 3:28 pm
the reason i joined kendo was because i saw it before and thought it was interesting when i finally got my mom on board she let me join the dojo in my city that and i was havung problemes at home and at school me and my parents were always yelling at eachother for different reasons
Well, it all started 3 years ago one summer when my mom thought I had to much time on my hands(or "You're getting fat!"). So she had me look through our community activities book, there I found Kendo. It was a perfect fit for me, I'm not much of a team player and like to relay on my own abilities, with my interest in the japanese culture in the mix. I've never stuck to a sport this long. My community center will always be my home dojo, even when I'm training in another far away one for college.