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01] Oshoumen! — a downward cut aimed at the center of the forehead
02] Hidarimen! — a diagonal cut to the left side of the face mask
03] Migimen! — a diagonal cut to the right side of the face mask
04] Migidou! — a diagonal cut to the right side of the breastplate
05] Gyakudou! — a diagonal cut to the left side of the breastplate
06] Kote! — a cut at the right wrist or lower forearm
07] Hidari kote! — a cut at the left wrist or lower forearm
08] Tsuki! — a thrust at the throat

Kendo is translated as "way of the sword". It originated from the word ken (two-handed sword) fighting techniques of the samurai. Kendo fighters use shinai or "bamboo swords" in other words.

Source: http://encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761582427/Kendo.html
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Teehee! Thanks for the info! ^_^

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white_witch_01 wrote:

Teehee! Thanks for the info! ^_^

((Random : Ya-ha!~ ^_^))


actually, in the anime bamboo blade, they use "men!", "dou!", "kote!", and "tsuki!".

and lol @ "ya-ha!" nice one!
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Teeheehee! I like using "ya-ha!" a whoole lot XP Teehee! Ya-ha! ^_^
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nice, this might come in handy, i think.
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white_witch_01 wrote:

Teeheehee! I like using "ya-ha!" a whoole lot XP Teehee! Ya-ha! ^_^


hmmm, no wonder...
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white_witch_01 wrote:

Teeheehee! I like using "ya-ha!" a whoole lot XP Teehee! Ya-ha! ^_^


haha i know how you feel, is it from eyeshield-21?
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starts practing the strokes,,,likes tsuki most of all :3
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kurai_narumi wrote:

starts practing the strokes,,,likes tsuki most of all :3


yikes, that's the most powerful. it can send an oppponent flying in the air and crashing to the ground. seriously.
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kurai_narumi wrote:


white_witch_01 wrote:

Teeheehee! I like using "ya-ha!" a whoole lot XP Teehee! Ya-ha! ^_^


haha i know how you feel, is it from eyeshield-21?


Ya-ha! Teehee! Yup! ^^

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