That's a legitimate question if you don't know how you got here. To answer this question we brought together all the information we could get. This should cover all you need to know about the
traditional Japanese game of skill.
What does Kendama mean?
What does Kosara stand for?
How long is the string of a competition Kendama?
The answeres to these and many other questions you will find here.
Also information on a Kendama's features and assembly.
The Kendama's History
The Kendama has a long and eventful history. Contrary to what one first might think its history didn't begin in Japan.
Here you can learn more about the Kendama's historical background.
Without the Japanese Kendama Association, JKA, the Kendama were not what it is today.
Here you find all the information about the JKA, its graduation system and the rules for competitions.
Over time many different types of Kendama have evolved. Many of these models are still being used today and time and again new versions show up.
In this category you can compare the different types of Kendama and see what is special about them or why they're really just a dust catcher.
A little dictionary about the Kendama universe. If there's phrase you think should be in here, please tell us, and we'll put it in.