Kendo Sure Looks Painful

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Once upon a time, I thought about doing kendo. After watching this video, I have come to one conclusion: What the hell was I thinking?

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Co-directed by Vimeo user Simon Conlin, this video was created for the Canadian Kendo Federation to support the Canadian team when it competes in Tokyo next year.

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While kendo attacks are quick, the video is super slow to allow you plenty of time to go ouch.

Kendo Canada + Adobe [simonconlin@Vimeo]

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I wish i had something like Kendo to do in my area or something that just let me swing objects around without being judged.