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|Do you offer club discounts?|
e-bogu.com Dojo Discount Program (EDDP)
Join our popular EDDP and start saving today!
By joining the EDDP, you will be saving on every purchase for your Dojo or organization from e-bogu.com. By signing up for EDDP, e-bogu.com Inc. will automatically give you a discount on most of our products.
In order to open an EDDP account, you must provide a contact person for the Dojo or organization and all purchase must be done through the representative. This way we will save on order processing, and we would like to share that saving with you. Also, by shipping to one location you will save on shipping costs. If your Dojo/Organization is already an EDDP member and you want to join EDDP, you can! Just follow the step (1) below to create an account and let us know by e-mail or Phone your Dojo or Organization name. We will then review, and activate your EDDP account.
Please follow the following instructions in order to apply for EDDP:
There is no cost to join, no annual fees, it is free! Just complete the attached application form and fax it to us at (949) 756-8887. After reviewing the application and approving it, we will contact to give you the userid and the password. Every time you visit our web site, login using the userid and the the password, and the EDDP discounted prices will be shown on your web browser automatically.
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|Do you offer equipment repair service?|
Yes, we do. e-bogu.com now has an in-house Kendo Equipment repair shop. Depending on the type of the repair, it can be repaired while you shop. Bring in your equipment, or ship it to our Showroom (Please use a trackable service).
Below are some of the most common repairs that we perform, however some of the major repairs can also be done. For repairs not listed below, please contact our office for a quote at email@example.com
|How should I wash the Keikogi and Hakama?|
The following are some important informantion to take good care of your Kendogi and Hakama:
|What are the basic measurements required to purchase a Bogu Set?|
Basically we need the following measurements. These measurements must be filled out prior to finalizing the order. Or you can FAX us the filled Order Form. The Order Form contains a diagram of the required measurements.
|What is the best way to avoid breaking the Shinai?|
As you know, Shinais are made of bamboo (except for the carbon graphite Shinais), which will eventually break after extensive usage. However, some precautions may be taken to extend the life of a Shinai.
|What is the meaning of Bu (e.g. 1.0 Bu, 1.2 Bu, 1.5 Bu, 2 Bu) on the Hand stitched Bogus?|
|Bu is a measurement from Japan that represents to about 3 mm. Most Hand stitched Bogus are 1.0 Bu, 1.2 Bu and 1.5 Bu. There used to be Bogus with larger stitchings than 2 Bu, however we do not see those kind anymore.|
|What is the meaning of stitching (e.g. 2 mm, 3 mm) on the Machine stitched Bogus?|
|The millimeter measurement on the machine stitched bogus are the approximate distance between the stitching on the Bogu. Smaller the number means that the stitching is spaced closer, giving better resistance to the strikes. However, some people prefer the larger stitches, as it makes the Bogu softer.|
|What size shinai should I use?|
In Kendo, the Shinai sizes are determined by the age and the gender of the person practicing Kendo. This is determined by the IKF (International Kendo Federation) rules and regulations. The weight and the length of the Shinai is measured at official competitions. Please refer below to the IKF Official regulations:
Shinai Size by Age
Nitoryu Shinai Size