Kuba's Stuff

Image not found

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.

Image not found
A french horn, for the musically uninitiated

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.

Image not found
The national flag of Poland

However, perhaps the most defining quality about me right now is the SBU Kendo club.

Image not found

Kendo is the ancient Japanese "way of the sword".

(literally - in Japanese: Ken = sword, Do = way)

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:

Image not found Image not found
Click here to return to the main page


Author: Kuba Gasiorowski