Strength Training for Kendo and Iaido
Even if kendo or iaido are your main athletic activities, there are two very good reasons to add strength training to your routine — better performance and injury prevention.
If you think that strength training makes you muscle-bound and slow, here are two elite athletes who are good examples of why that's an outdated way of thinking.
Video of Lolo Jones doing strength training:
Video of Allyson Felix doing strength training:
Dojo etiquette disclaimer: If your sensei teaches your a different way, please follow the advice of your sensei.