The concept of Kendo is to discipline the
human character through the
application of the principles of the
Katana (sword).The purpose of practicing
Kendo is:To mold the mind and body,To
cultivate a vigorous spirit,And through
correct and rigid training,To strive for
improvement in the art of Kendo,To hold
in esteem human courtesy and honor,To
associate with others with sincerity,And
to forever pursue the cultivation of
oneself.This will make one be able:To love
his/her country and society,To contribute
to the development of cultureAnd to
promote peace and prosperity among all
peoples. "The Concept of Kendo" was
established by All Japan Kendo
Federation in 1975.