There is no kendo in the shogunate period before Meiji, and it was called at it kenjutsu or gekiken.
With the role of the Battle of Boshin and Seinan, the battle by a gun did not allow a sword to come near, but kenjutsu should be helpful to a battle any longer, and it was said that there was probably already no battle with a sword.
Those who learn kenjutsu for the reason were lost, and when kenjutsu itself tended to disappear, they required kenjutsu houses to which all their energies were devoted so that they may hand it down to anxiety and future generations.
the representative in it -- YamaokaTessyu and NegishiShingoro -- and -- There are NaitoTakaharu and others.
the kenjuts instruction training of youth soul was made to train through art-of-kenjutsu practice, and it was named kendo as a way of practice of life.
When kenjutsu with an enemy, the attitude of winning no matter what hand it may use was changed, and victory and defeat were put second and aimed at the graceful work carried out fairly like Mr. Tono of Hyakumangoku.
It is kendo.
The kenjutsu studied at the Edo period was the name which summarized all what is known today as kendo and iaido / battodo.
How in the bamboo sword depending on which it strikes each other with and et al. and work mechanism - Answer was studied.
However, since it was not able to be studied and hasuzi was very important for how to dedicate a how [ to stand hasuzi when it has a sword only by it ] sword when studying handling of a sword and cutting a thing through iaido/battodo, how to stand hasui also learned, cutting a thing.
Those days, it was called the art-of-fencing house only after studying both kendo and iaido / battodo.