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WEDNESDAYS- MOVING TO 7PM
practices for beginners starts at 7PM!! Fridays will continue to
be at 7:30.
AUSKF Upcoming Events
AUSKF Championships, 6/26
- 29, San Diego
Championships, 7/13, Wilson Park
Kata Seminar, date in July & location to be determined
Nikkei Games, 8/3,
location to be determined
Nisei Week Tournament,
Date in August still pending, Alhambra Gym
AUSKF Summer Camp, 8/15 -
17, Seattle Washington
SCKF Team Championships,
9/28, Wilson Park
SCKF Fall Promotion Exams,
10/19, Location pending
Translations by Imoto Sensei
Please see the links below or also access
via the "knowledge" page. Imoto Sensei worked hard to
translate these for non-Japanese readers!
Method of Handling Shinai
Translation by Ted Imoto Sensei, this describes the
characteristics & practice of swinging a shinai
of Body Movements in Kendo Men Strike
Myojo University Research Treatise, March 2012, author Imafuku
Ichiju, translated by Ted Imoto Sensei- discusses the mechanics of body
movement when striking a men cut
Men Uchi is Essential in Kendo
Translation by Ted Imoto Sensei, decribes the philosophy of a
Study of DATOTSU Movement in Kendo
Consideration of Morita's "Koshi to Tanden de Okonau
Kendo" Theory, written by Eishi Kidera, translated by Ted Imoto
Practices at ULV- 8:30AM to 10AM
Anyone any age is welcome, but
please, this is a practice for people with bogu only, open keiko, no instruction.
Please show up by 8:15AM, practice begins at 8:30. 8:30 to 8:45 is warm
up, 8:45 to 10AM is open keiko.
Bring a friend!
*Note that the first Sunday of each
month we have access to the main gym, with lights on, to practice and
welcome all southern California kenshi/sensei to join us. The facilities
that ULV has provided us are fantastic for kendo!
||Team SCKF last
depending on interest: please call or e-mail to verify
Always Welcome- Join Now!
Beginners are encouraged to join practice
sessions from 7:30 to 8:30 each Wednesday and Friday (show up by 7:15PM to
get ready). Any new members with prior experience or rank can join
in at either 7:30 or 8:30. Need more information? Just show up
at the dojo, contact one of our instructors or
call Deputy Jeff Domingo at 626-934-3079. Cost is $15/month for one
person, plus another $5/month for each additional family member.
There is also an annual fee to be paid to the AUSKF and SCKF. The
dojo provides you everything you need to start- shinai & bokken.
All you need are loose fitting clothes, bare feet, and a great attitude!
We have to register you with the SCKF and
AUSKF, our parent kendo organizations. ISKD also charges monthly
dues that help to offset our operating costs.
anyone under 18 and living in the area, as of now, per the Industry
Sheriffs YAL, pays no dues- practice is free! You will also never has to worry about buying a shinai or bokken- the dojo
provides! Youth only pay for the annual dues to the right ($39).
**ISKD, with the help of the Industry Sheriffs YAL, also provides bogu for those kenshi who
can't quite afford a set on their own. Please speak with a sensei
Dues- Adults Only (anyone under 18 & living in the area is free)
AUSKF & SCKF- Adults
AUSKF & SCKF- Youth
Thank You, Industry YAL!