Do you remember when Kendo demonstrations were held at Suffolk College?
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Pictures from the 1990s show students getting to grips with Kendo at Suffolk College.
Kendo. It is a martial art that sees you earn points for hitting different target areas on your opponent.
These pictures, from 1990, show students at Suffolk College having a demonstration in the art.
Kendo is a form of Japanese martial arts practicing swordsmanship - or kenjutsu - with target areas including the top of the head, the wrists and the chest.
It is distinguishable by its armour - loose fitting robes with protective vests and face and head guards.
It is a popular martial art worldwide. A World Kendo Championship has been held in Japan every three years since its inception in 1970.
In 2012, the Suffolk Kendo Club was formed, and trains at The Academy Health and Fitness Centre in Barrow, near Bury St Edmunds.
Do you remember when Kendo tutorials were held at Suffolk College? Email us to share your memories.
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