11 Facts About Kendama


Kendama can be held in different grips, and many tricks and combinations can be performed.

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Kendama started to evolve when it came to Japan during the Edo period, and since then the use of the toy has spread throughout the world.

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Kendama is traditionally made out of wood and comprises the following parts:.

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The first S-type prototype emerged in 1976, and the Japan Kendama Association asked Shinma to make them a competition style model based on the S-Type design in 1977.

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Kendama has increased in popularity since its initial evolution in Japan.

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Since its founding, Kendama USA has spread kendama worldwide and continues to do so.

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Kendama community connects through social media platforms such as Instagram, Youtube, Facebook, Tiktok, Twitch and Twitter.

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Kendama play has been used as a measure of accuracy, agility, and learning ability in robotic arms.

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The British Kendama Association was the first group to hold a formal kendama contest outside Japan in 2008 at the British Juggling Convention in Doncaster.

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Kendama competitions have taken a variety of formats including speed ladders, freestyle, head-to-head, and world championship style.

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Kendama players travelled from all over North America, Europe, and Japan.

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