How to shorten Men or Do Himo for Kendo

Check out this short video on shortening the Himo to the correct length for a tidy appearance. Himo come in standardised lengths, but each individual has different proportions. So you have to adjust them yourself.

Men Himo when tied correctly should hang no longer than 40cm but 30cm – 35cm is ideal.

Do Himo when tied correctly should hang no more than 10cm but 5cm is ideal

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