Here's some things you might be interested to know about me:
I can play some musical instruments, such as the piano, trumpet, and the lesser known french horn.
I'm the child of two native Poles. As such, Polish and English are tied for
my first language, though I usually speak Polish at home.
Kendo was developed by the medieval Samurai warriors, who needed a way of training safely without risking the loss of life/limbs. Thus, Kendo was born.
In Kendo, a player aims to strike his or her opponent in one of a few critial spots: namely the top of the head (in Japanese: Men), the wrist (Kote), and the waist (Dō).
As you can see in the images below, a Kendo-ka's armor, called Bōgu, protects all of these spots: