Category Archives: Team Canada

Team Canada Keiko @ JCCC Tonight

Apologies for the late notice but as announced at the JCCC Tournament, Team Canada Coach Dean Ara will be hosting a dedicated Team Canada practice tonight from 7-8pm at the JCCC.

This will be followed with an opportunity to share Keiko with Team Canada members from 8-8:45pm.

Everyone is invited to join us.

JCCC Kendo

Sunday December 4 – Women’s Keiko in the UofT

Dear Kendo Community,

On Sunday December 4, from 3:00- 5:00pm we will be holding a Women’s Keiko in the UofT Athletic Centre’s Upper Gym. This practice will be run by the Women’s Team Canada prospects. We encourage all female members to come out and practice together. This practice is open to junior and non-bogu female members as well.

To get an idea of the number of participants, we are asking all dojos to please send an RSVP list by November 25th to Kyrene Kim ([email protected]) with the following information:


Thank you very much and hope to see you there!

Kyrene Kim

Unique shiai strength conditioning and injury prevention seminar

Dear kendo clubs,
Team Canada will be holding a unique shiai strength conditioning and injury prevention seminar with the help of Dr. Frank Nhan (chiropractic doctor) and Dr. Mary Tam (registered massage therapist) from .
Please save the date:
Date: Saturday, September 6th, 2014
Time: 9:30 am- 12:30 pm
Location: Upper gym of U of T’s Athletic Centre.
The tentative schedule will include strength conditioning exercises to increase speed and agility, stretching and taping for injury treatment/prevention and also the opportunity to keiko with East Coast Team Canada prospects. We hope that everyone who is attending will learn something new so that they can have a long and healthy kendo life.
There will be a recommended donation of $10 for the seminar. Stay tuned for more details! We hope to see everyone there!
It is not mandatory to register for the event, but to help with the scheduling we would like to request clubs to e-mail a list of participants to Man-San Ma at [email protected]com by August 31st, 2014.
Thank you.
Man-San Ma