Monthly Archives: June 2017

Save The Date – 2017 Markham Rensei-kai / Saturday, October 14th

From Markham Kendo Club:

Dear Sensei and fellow kendoka,

The Markham Kendo Club would like to announce that this year’s 2017 Markham Rensei-kai will be taking place on Saturday, October 14th. This event will again be held at the Markham Pan Am Center, same as in previous years and also the location of this year’s 19th Canadian National Kendo Championship. Please “Save-The-Date”, and we hope to see you at this year’s event. More details will follow in September. Thank you.

Kendo Ontario shimpan seminar – July 15th

Tuesday May 16, 2017
To: All Kendo players in Ontario;
On Saturday July 15, Kendo Ontario will hold a shimpan seminar in preparation for the Canadian Kendo Federation National Championships in August. The seminar will be run by S. Kimura Sensei, 7 Dan. All players 4 Dan and up are invited to participate. This seminar is important for all those who attend, as well as judge kendo tournaments. In addition, we would also like to invite anyone who is participating in the National Championships to come and practice their shiai skills. Please see details below:
Date & Time: Saturday July 15, 2017
12:30 ~ 5:00 pm with Godokeiko

Location: University of Toronto Upper Gym

Cost: A seminar fee of $ 10 per shimpan participant to support Kendo Ontario is requested.

Requirements: 1. All participants should be in good standing and regular members of their respective dojos and Kendo Ontario.
2. All participants should read and bring their copy of the IKF booklet β€œThe Regulations of Kendo Shiai and Shimpan as well as shimpan ki.

Please see attached seminar registration form. Registrations are to be received no later than Saturday July 8. Players attending the shiai or godokeiko do not have to register. Looking forward to seeing you there.
David Johnson
Kendo Ontario
[email protected]


11th Annual Keishicho Sensei Open Seminar for Kendo

From Etobicoke Olympium Kendo / Iaido Club:

Dear Sensei and Kendo Friends,

We are pleased to announce that the Annual Keishicho (Tokyo Police Force) Sensei Kendo Seminar hosted by Kendo Ontario and Etobicoke Olympium Kendo / Iaido Club will be held once again this year.

Last year we were fortunate to have Nakayama Sensei lead such a successful seminar. This year, we will have as our invited guest, Junichi Hata Sensei (7 Dan) to lead the seminar.

Hosted by: Kendo Ontario & Etobicoke Olympium Kendo / Iaido Club
Location: Sports Gym, University of Toronto Athletic Centre (AC)
55 Harbord Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2W6
Date: Saturday, July 8, 2017
Time: 9:00am – Doors open
9:30am to 12:30pm – Morning Seminar
1:30pm to 4:30pm – Afternoon Seminar with Godo Keiko

*Seminar details will be decided by Hata Sensei.

Additional details were sent via an email attachment to all clubs.

Thank you.