Training with Bogu (armour)
As soon as a kendoka is ready to begin practice in Bogu (armour), a session may include any or all of the following types of practice.
Kiri-kaeshi: Warming up practice with shinai. Striking the left and right men succesively, target points in succession, practice centering, distance and correct technique, as well as developing spirit and stamina.
Text source: Wikipedia with added/changed information by Kendo.com
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