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2014 / National championships of Kendo to be held in San Diego, June 27-29

The All United States Kendo Federation’s 2014 National Championships will be held in the Harry West Gym of San Diego City College from June 27 – June 29. For the first time ever, the AUSKF tournament committee has decided to bring the competition to San Diego. The 2014 AUSKF National Championships allow over 400...
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2014 / Annual Northern Cal and Southern Cal Kendo tournament, May 4, Torrance

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The 56th Annual North-South Kendo Tournament will be held on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at Wilson Park in Torrance, California. This tournament has the top kenshis from both northern and southern California as well as central California vying to be crowned the best of California. The All United States Kendo Federation Championships will be...
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Kendo tournament to be held at Wilson Park in Torrance, April 22

Kendo Tournament Apr 22, 2012

On Sunday, April 22, the Southern California Kendo Federation will hold the annual North/South Kendo Tournament at Wilson Park (Dee Hardison Sports Complex) in Torrance, California. The tournament will start at 8:30 am. This tournament, which alternates in location between southern and northern California, showcases most of the top kendoists in the United States. Most of...
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Budokan of Los Angeles: Bill Watanabe talks about Kendo dispilne

Known as the Budokan of Los Angeles, 36,000 square foot multi-purpose sports and activity center will be constructed in Little Tokyo in Summer 2016. At the fundraising campaign kick-off reception, Bill Watanabe of Little Tokyo Service Center talks about Kendo discipline.
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2011 / Kendo master Maki Hiroyuki Miyahara awarded Japan’s medal

The Government of Japan announced the recipients of its Spring 2011 Decorations including Mr. Maki Hiroyuki Miyahara, 90-year-old of Hacienda Heights, former president of the Kendo Federation of the United States of America. Mr. Miyahara is awarded with “The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays,” because he has contributed to the...
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Kendo update / 2nd annual Junior Open National Championships, June 19

2010 Junior Open National Championship (photo by Kohjiro Kinno)

The All United States Kendo Federation will be holding its 2nd AUSKF Junior Open National Championship on Sunday, June 19, at Marina High School, 15871 Springdale Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92649. This tournament started last year. This championship is held for all kenshi (swordsman) who are 18 years and under and members of the...
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Iaido: Art of drawing and cutting with Japanese sword – Two days seminar to be held at Pasadena, Feb 19-20

Iaido: Art of drawing and cutting with Japanese sword – Two days seminar to be held at Pasadena, Feb 19-20

Katsuo Oda sensei of Shizuoka prefecture will come to the Iaido seminar in Pasadena in February 2011 (Photo courtesy of Spiros G Drossoulakis in Athens, Greek) On February 19 and 20, 2011, the Southern California Iaido Association will be hosting an iaido seminar at the Pasadena Buddhist Church on 1993 Glen Ave., Pasadena, California,...
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Southern Cal Kendo Federation to hold a memorial tournament in Torrance, Jan 30, 9:00 AM

Southern Cal Kendo Federation to hold a memorial tournament in Torrance, Jan 30, 9:00 AM

On Sunday, January 30, at 9:00 am, the Southern California Kendo Federation will be holding the Kubota Memorial Tournament at the Dee Hardison Sports Center located in Wilson Park of Torrance, 2400 Crenshaw Ave, Torrance, CA 90501. The tournament, which is held every 3 years, is in memory of Yutaka Kubota Sensei (1898  –...
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