Ever wondered about Article 12 in the FIK Regulations of Kendo Shiai and Shinpan?
Here is the clause:
Article 12: Yuko-datotsu is defined as an accurate strike or thrust made onto Datotsu-bui of the opponent’ s Kendo-guwith Shinai at its Datotsu-bu in high spirits and correct posture, being followed by Zanshin.
To win a point in kendo shiai, all those criteria must be met. This is a challenge for players and for shinpan. So to assist understanding of the requirements to award yuko-datotsu and to promote “good” kendo, the All Japan Kendo Federation have developed a graphical representation of that rule.
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