Simon Fraser University Kendo Club

Kendo @ Burnaby mountain

Monthly Archives: December 2011

Spring 2012 Practice

Practice resumes Jan 9, usual time and place

Stay tune for more info on clubs day and trial week for spring!

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Update: We will be having our trial practices on Jan 18, 23, and 25 in Central Gym. Iaido is 6:00~7:30pm, Kendo is 7:30~9:30pm. Feel free to drop in and give Iaido or Kendo a try! Please arrive 15 min before class starts, and wear comfortable clothing (ie. shorts/sweatpants)

7th Annual Intercollegiate Taikai – January 14, 2012 @ SFU

The 7th annual western intercollegiate tournament is set for January 14, 2012 at SFU, Central Gym. Participants include Simon Fraser University (SFU), University of British Columbia (UBC), University of Victoria (UVic), and University of Washington (UW).

Deadline for registration is  Jan 9! Please check the [SFU] Intercollegiate Taikai page for more information, or register in practice.

Annual Steveston Kendo Taikai – Feb 11, 2012 @ McMath High School

The 50th annual Steveston Kendo Taikai will be held on Saturday, Feb 11th , 2012 beginning at 9:30AM at McMath High School, 4251 Garry Street, Richmond, B.C.

Deadline for entries will be Sunday, January 22nd, 2012.

We will be taking registration as a club until Jan 18th, 2012. If you are interested in participating, please let us know in practice or through [SFU] Steveston Taikai.

Practice Location Change

There’s a location change for this week’s practices.

Mon. Dec. 12th – Education Gym (located in the Education building)
Wed. Dec. 14th – East Gym (across from the gym we usually practice in)

Time is same as usual.

Winter 2011 Grading

Congratulations to everyone on the kendo grading! We had quite a huge group going for grading this winter, and we ended with seven new ikkyu, three new shodan, and two new nidan!

Special thanks to our seniors who came out to show support and guide us through the grading process!

A reminder that practice is canceled for this coming Wednesday (Dec. 07), and our last practice for the semester is next Wednesday (Dec. 14).