Shodai Sensei Kendo Seminar

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This is a special message from SCKO Secretary Okawa Sensei. Shodai Sensei was part of the Japanese team. I would strongly recommend attending this seminar, and feel how a All Japan level is. You can watch his video against USA here. ----------- Special Seminar with All Japan Kendo Champion We will have a special kendo seminar with the 2008 All Japan Kendo Champion, Kenji Shodai. It is an excellent opportunity to learn great kendo and we encourage your attendance. Date: November 21st, Saturday Place: Wilson Park 2200 Crenshaw Blvd Torrance, CA 90501 Time: 3:00 PM Start (arrive early) Instructor: Shodai Kenji Sensei, 5dan Kanagawa Police Department 2008 All Japan Kendo Tournament Champion Content: Basics of Kendo seminar Offence to JODAN stance Defense to JODAN stance Eligibility: SCKO, SCKF and Western…
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2009 SCKO Individual Tournament

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BUTOKUDEN Kendo Members: SCKO Individual Tournament is the largest Individual Tournament hosted by our Federation, and divisions are available for all ages and ranks. Last year, we won medals in various divisions. Hopefully, we can repeat that again this year. I strongly recommend participating at this tournament. For beginners without Bogu, it will be a very good opportunity to come and watch high level skills, and cheer for your Dojo. Please sign up using the form below. Taro Ariga Loading...
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Covina Dojo 40th Anniversay Keiko

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BUTOKUDEN Kendo Members: Takahashi sensei (Hanshi 8 Dan) from Kyoto has been invited to run a Kendo Seminar at the Covina Dojo Anniversary Keiko. Everyone is invited to join this seminar, but I have to submit the names by October 26. Please respond using the form below by October 23. The application form is below: RESPOND BY OCTOBER 23 Loading...
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2009 Fall SCKO Dan/Kyu Exam Sign up Sheet

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BUTOKUDEN Kendo Members: I am trying to automate the process as much as I can, in order to minimize everyone's work, so I would appreciate if you could fill out this form (I apologize for the double entry for people that have already sent me the information, but please re-enter.) It will automatically update my database. This promotion exam is for people eligible to apply for 6 Kyu and up, up to 4 Dan. Our Dojo minimum requirement is to have been practicing Kendo with Bogu for the last 3 months. The age requirements and Kata requirements are also listed in this link. For people trying for 1 Kyu and up, I encourage you to start mastering the Kendo Kata from now. There is no point of just doing the…
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Kendo SCKO Schedule for Year End

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October 18 3rd Sunda Practice at OSULA October 25 Texas Tournament November 1 Kyu/Dan Exam for USKS November 8 AUSKF Promotion Exam November 15 West Covina Dojo Aniversary Keiko November 22 SCKO Kyu/Dan Exam December 6 SCKO Individual Tournament December 13 Godo Keiko & End of Year party Please check our events schedule at http://www.butokuden.com/events.html
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Kendo Demonstration at Seal Beach

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Today, we had a Kendo Demonstration at the the Seal Beach Pier, for the Japanese Kite festival. Many of our Dojo members came to help us. Ryo, Riki, Ian, Cozo, Shion, Leon, Arata, Hiroyuki and Haruna. It was a good turn out, there were a lot of people watching. But it was kind of too windy, so the sand dust was pretty strong.
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