Monthly Archives: February 2014

March 15th – Kendo Ontario seminar

To: All Kendo players in Ontario:

On Saturday March 15 Kendo Ontario will hold a seminar run by the Team Canada Coach, M. Raymond Sensei and assisted by Team Canada Prospects. This seminar is designed to improve individual player skill and training with regards to shiai. The seminar will benefit both men and women players of any level, and especially those who are planning to participate in theupcoming U of T and CKF National Championship tournaments or challenging for Team Canada. The event will be hosted by York University Kendo Club. All Kendo players in Ontario are invited to attend.

Details are as follows:

Date & Time: Saturday March 15, 2014 10am ~2pm

Location: York University

Cost: A small donation to Team Canada is request in lieu of entry fee.

Requirements: 1. All participants should be in good standing and regular members of their respective dojos and Kendo Ontario.

Should you have any questions, please contact us directly.

Best Regards,
David Johnson
Kendo Ontario
[email protected]

2014 University of Toronto Kendo Invitational Tournament

To Kendo Clubs across Canada and the United States:

We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting the 2014 University of Toronto Kendo Invitational Tournament on Saturday, 7 June 2014.

The deadline for registration will be Saturday, 5 April 2014.
Please see the attached files regarding the details of the tournament.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

University of Toronto 

From Ontario women’s keiko kai:
Dear kendo clubs,
We would like to invite your female members to participate in our first women’s keiko kai of 2014.
This practice will be lead by Team Canada women prospects and female senseis. We will be sharing with you various waza and drills that are part of our training in preparation for the World Kendo Championships in Tokyo 2015. This will be a good opportunity for kendo Ontario women to acquire tips specific to women’s kendo.
We hope that this practice will bring together female kendoka from around Eastern Canada and facilitate the growth of the community. Our goal is to increase the level and quality of technical skills in female kendoka. The energy and eagerness that will be brought forth through the participation of fellow female kendoka will in turn help Team Canada prospects become stronger, increasing the chance of more Eastern players on the National women’s team. We look forward to seeing you all at the practice!
Although no formal registration is needed to participate, we will need an approximate number of participants and rank levels to organize an efficient practice. Club representatives, please RVSP by sending a list of participants with club’s name, participant’s name and dan/rank by Sunday February 16, 2014. 
Women’s keiko kai
Date: February 22, 2014
Time:  11am – 2pm
Location: University of Toronto Athletic Center, Upper Gym

       55 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 2W6

All the best,