A group of Kendo enthusiasts keep alive this centuries old Japanese sword fighting ritual using bamboo canes.
M/S of a row of students in martial arts costumes inside a school hall. They are doing Kendo exercises - they shout and wave wooden poles above their heads....
Out takes (rushes, cuts) for stories featured in CP 375
Out takes (rushes, cuts) for stories in CP 587.
Martial arts competition between Germans and Anglo-Japanese.
Japanese men give a demonstration of Kendo.
Samurai swordsmen show off their skills while skating round a rink.
Men demonstrate kendo in their ceremonial outfits using bamboo fencing poles, in bare feet.
Two Japanese warriors demonstrate their fighting technique.