Siddhartha Sarma shines in Japanese Martial art
Our Sports Reporter
GUWAHATI: Siddhartha Sarma from Guwahati became the first Indian to pass the Kendo 5th Dan examination held at Oita Kendo Federation Dan Exam in Oita, Japan recently.
According to the AJKF (All Japan Kendo Federation), Siddhartha is the first Indian to have passed 5th Dan making him the highest rank Indian Kendoka. In the examination, he successfully passed the practical fights test and kata test followed by the written test which was entirely in Japanese.
Kendo is a Japanese marital art of fencing with Bamboo sword and armor where the martial artist needs to show both physical ability and mental maturity to be able to rise above his opponent.
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