6/20 – 21 (Sat/Sun): SCKO Paso Robles Kendo, Wine and BBQ Gasshuku (with Special guest Ito Sensei)

6/20 – 21 (Sat/Sun): SCKO Paso Robles Kendo, Wine and BBQ Gasshuku (with Special guest Ito sensei) [Sat 6/20: 1 – 4PM practice, 5 – 10? PM BBQ, Sun 6/21: 9 – 10AM practice] Open to all levels, regardless if you are wearing Bogu or not. BBQ Party @ Barton Family Winery BBQ fee: $20 […]

2015 All USA Junior Open Kendo Championships (Saturday August 1, 2015)

RSVP: May 16

Please sign up using the form below

Date: Saturday, August 1st, 2015 (Tournament) Location: Marina High School 15871 Springdale St., Huntington Beach, CA 92649

FEE: $30

Individual Division:

> 9-years old and younger > 10-11 years old > 12-13 years old > 14-15 years old > 16-18 years old > 13-under girls […]


Date: Sunday, May 17th, 2015


Place: Marina High School, 15871 Springdale Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92649


Roll Call: On the tournament date, registration will take place from 8:00a to 8:30 am (PST).


Eligibility: Valid AUSKF Member


Event: TEAM TOURNAMENT (three kenshi per team) with the following divisions:

12 years and […]

Referee Seminar (Sunday, March 29, 2015)

RSVP 3/25 (Wednesday)

Joint Referee Seminar f/Los Angeles Area (SCKO, WKF, SCKF)

Date: Sunday, March 29, 2015

Instructors: Advisor: A. Hori sensei Instructors: 7 Dan sensei Coordinator: T. Yuge

Location/Time: o Location: Silverado Park Gym o Silverado Park, Long Beach, CA o 1545 W 31st St, Long Beach, CA 90810

o Sun., March 29th: o […]

2015 Butokuden International Gasshuku Sayonara BBQ


2015 BUTOKUDEN International Kendo Gasshuku Information





Dec 31: Toshigoshi Keiko (11 pm)

This is an annual event at our Dojo. We have been doing Toshigoshi Keiko since the start of our Dojo, back in 2004. We start practice at 11:00PM on new year’s eve, practice until midnight, we stop the Keiko to celebrate the new year, and […]

2015 International Butokuden Kendo Gashuku Invitation

December 13, 2014 Dear Senseis and Kendo Friends:

As many of you know, I have been coaching the Portuguese national team for the past 11 years. After building our Butokuden Dojo in 2012, I started conducting annual Kendo Gasshukus here at our Dojo in Irvine, California. This Gasshuku was designed as part of the training […]

2014 Paso Robles Kendo Gasshuku (August 16 – 17)

2nd Annual SCKO Summer Gasshuku in Paso Robles Levels: Open to all Level Kenshis (non-bogu and with-bogus, kids and adults)

Fees: Gasshuku fee: Free BBQ at Barrel 27 Winery (Food and all you can drink wine and drinks inclusive) Adults: $15 Juniors (18 and under): Free

Date/Time Schedule:

August 16 Saturday: 11:45AM: Arrive at the […]

USA Kendo Championships Celebration Party! (Butokuden Dojo Version)

Butokuden Kendo Members:

As you know, last weekend was the AUSKF Championships. From our Dojo the following players participated:

1) Junior Youth Division: 1st place Team Matches a. Gen takahashi b. Arata Ogikubo (Top 8, individual)

2) Senior Youth Division a. Ryo Ogikubo

3) Senior Division: 2nd place Team Matches a. Lee Uchida

4) Women’s […]