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Kendo Ontario New Year Godo Keiko

Happy New Year and Best Wishes for 2018 !

This is a friendly reminder that Kendo Ontario’s New Year Godo Keiko will be held this Sat Jan 13, 2018 @ 1:00pm @ Nikka Gakuen Kendo dojo.

This is an excellent opportunity to start the year by sharing keiko with Senior Sensei and friends in the Kendo community.

Special Note:

This year, the event will be hosted by Nikka Gakuen Kendo Club!!

It’s a pleasure to see Nikka Gakuen Kendo Club grow and mature over the years and we are pleased that they have volunteered to host this year’s New Year Godo Keiko.

In addition to hosting Godo Keiko, the parents of the junior members of Nikka Gakuen will be serving light refreshments in the form of OZONI (traditional rice cake in soup) to participants.

Please join us for the first Godo Keiko of 2018!

Date:                   Saturday, January 13, 2018

Time:                  1:00 p.m. to approximately 2:30 p.m., followed by light refreshments (Ozoni – traditional rice cake in soup)

Host Club:          Nikka Gakuen Kendo Club

Location:            Dr Norman Bethune Collegiate Institute,

200 Fundy Bay Boulevard, Scarborough, ON, M1W 3G1

(nearest major intersection is Warden Ave & Steeles Ave East)

Wishing everyone a happy and healthy year,

Bryan Asa
Kendo Ontario

2018 Kendo Ontario Godo Keiko

Dear Kendo Sensei and Kendo Ontario dojo members,

We would like to announce the details of the 2018 New Years Kendo Ontario Godo Geiko. All bogu members are invited to attend this annual event and be a part of celebrating the start of another year with your kendo community.

Date: Saturday, January 13, 2018.

Time: From 1:00PM to approximately 2:30PM, followed by a small refreshment

Location: Dr Norman Bethune Collegiate Institute, 200 Fundy Bay Boulevard, Scarborough, ON, M1W 3G1 (see map below).

Thank you.

Best Regards,
Bryan Asa
President, Kendo Ontario

Kendo Ontario New Year’s Godokeiko

To: All Kendo Sensei and dojo members in Ontario;

We would like to wish you and your families all the very best for the holiday season. And we look forward to working with you to develp kendo in Ontario 2017.

On Saturday January 7th, at 2pm at University of Toronto, we will be holding our annual New Years Kendo Ontario godo keiko for all members. Anyone with bogu is welcome to attend.

We encourage all Ontario kendo players to come out to this event. Start the New Year with kendo friends and enjoy keiko together.

Best Regards,

David Johnson

2016 Fall Ontario Junior Kendo Tournament

From Etobicoke Kendo Club:

Dear Sensei and fellow Kendoka,

The Etobicoke Kendo Club will be hosting the Fall Ontario Junior Kendo Tournament on Sunday October 23, 2016. We invite everyone interested in competing to come join us to help the development of Kendo and the spirit of Kendo.

Date & Times: Sunday October 23, 2016
Registration 12:30-1:15pm
Tournament 1:30pm

Please register all participants by Sunday, October 16, 2016.

Registration Packages are attached.

Registration Reminder – Ontario Junior Godo Keiko

From Miyamoto sensei:

Hello Ontario Dojo’s,

I hope everyone has enjoyed the summer break and now ready to get back into the swing of things.  As a friendly reminder, the next Ontario Junior Godo Keiko will be held on Sunday September 25th, hosted by the Burlington Kendo Club.  Registration deadline is SEPTEMBER 11th.  Please send in the attached club registration directly to the Burlington Kendo Club.  The waiver (also attached) will need to be signed for each participant by parents or legal guardians.  Looking forward to another successful event.

Thank you,

Koichi Miyamoto

Markham Rensei-kai (+ Godo keiko) – Oct. 15th (Sat)

From Markham Kendo Club:

Dear Sensei and fellow kendoka,

The Markham Kendo Club would like to remind everyone that on Saturday, October 15, 2016, we will be hosting a shiai practice Rensei-kai + Godo Keiko event at the Markham Pan Am Center. We will be inviting all dojos in Ontario to take part in an organized event that will allow for participants to practice their shiai kendo as well as referee duties in a more formal setting against teams from other dojos. We would like to provide some more details regarding this event. Please see the attached PDF document. While this is still a Draft document, the main details about this event will not change significantly.
The registration deadline is September 30th.
If there are any questions, please do not hesitate to let us know. Contact information is included in the PDF document.

Thank you very much.

Best regards,
Lawrence Tsuji
On Behalf of the Markham Kendo Club

Markham Rensei-kai package down load link:


Osaka Prefecture University Kendo – NEW GODO-KEIKO @ THU SEP 8 @ JCCC

From JCCC Kendo Club:

Hello Kendo Community,

As announced earlier, the Osaka Prefecture University Kendo Club is visiting Toronto next month.
2 events (hosted by the U of T Kendo Club) have been confirmed for Sep 10 and Sep 11 (see below)

NEW !!
In addition, the JCCC Kendo Club will be hosting a Godo-Keiko for the Osaka Prefecture University Kendo Delegation on Thursday September 8, 2016 from 7:30 – 8:45pm @ The JCCC.
Everyone is welcome to attend!

After the Godo-Keiko, the group plans to go out for dinner. Please have one representative from each dojo provivde the number of their members interested in attending dinner. Please send the info to [email protected] Note: Dinner price to be confirmed.


Thu Sep 8 Godo-Keiko @ JCCC Kendo @ 7:30-8:45pm
Hosted by JCCC Kendo

Sat Sep 10 Dinner Reception @ Chestnut Residence @ 6-8pm
Hosted by U of T Kendo

Sun Sep 11 Seminar @ U of T @ 1-4:30pm
Hosted by U of T Kendo

We look forward to seeing everyone during the OPU Kendo Club’s visit to Toronto.

JCCC Kendo

Kendo Ontario Jr. godo keiko – Sep. [email protected] Kendo Club

From Miyamoto sensei Kendo Ontario Jr. development leader:

I would like to pass along the details for the the next planned Ontario Junior Keiko to be held on Sunday September 25th, hosted by the Burlington Kendo Club.

Koichi Miyamoto

Special Junior Kendo Seminar
Dear Kendo Community,

The Ontario Kendo Federation with support of the Burlington Kendo Club is hosting a Junior Kendo Seminar and godo keiko.
Please mark the date on your calendar;
we look forward to seeing you there.

Sunday, September 25, 2016
10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Gym 5 & 6 Haber Community Centre
3040 Tim Dobbie Drive(Corner of Dundas Street)
Burlington, Ontario
L7M 0M4

Lunch: Pizza lunch to follow for all participants

Registration: The deadline for registration is Sunday, September 11, 2016.
We ask that each club complete and submit a single registration form on behalf of their members (attached)
Please email registration form to -­ [email protected]

10th Annual Keishicho Sensei Open Seminar for Kendo – August 6, 2016 [email protected]

From Etobicoke Kendo Club:

Dear Sensei and Kendo Friends,

Subject: Invitation to Kendo Ontario & Etobicoke Olympium Kendo / Iaido Club

10th Annual Keishicho Sensei Open Seminar for Kendo

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 Ito Sensei lead such a successful seminar. This year, we will have as our invited guest, Fumiyoshi Nakayama Sensei (7 Dan) to lead the seminar.

Please see following details.

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, August 6, 2016
Time: 1:00pm to 4:30pm – Seminar followed by Godo Keiko

Etobicoke Olympium Kendo Iaido Club