News

  1. Final practice before Summer Break 2017

    Monday, June 19, 2017 is our last practice before we take a break for the summer.

    We will resume in September 2017.

  2. 2017 Spring Grading

    Spring Grading in Eastern Canada has 2 dates:

    Quebec City
    DATE: June 11, 2017
    DEADLINE/DATE LIMITE: May 28, 2017
    Pavillon de l’Éducation Physique et des Sports (PEPS), Laval University
    2300 Rue de la Terrasse
    Québec, QC
    REGISTRATION/INSCRIPTION: 9:00 am
    START/EXAMENS: 9:30 am

    Toronto
    DATE: June 18, 2017
    DEADLINE: June 4, 2017
    JCCC
    6 Garamond Court
    Toronto, ON
    REGISTRATION/INSCRIPTION: 8:30 am
    START/EXAMENS: 9:00 am

    To register, please ask sensei to unlock registration.

    http://kendo-canada.com/#springgrading2017

  3. 2017 August 5-6: National Championship

    The Canadian Kendo Federation (CKF) invites you to join us this August for the 19th Canadian National Kendo Championships to be held at the Pan Am Centre in Markham, Ontario.

    The event will take place across two days, with expanded format to make a truly national tournament.

    Our goal is to provide an opportunity to learn, challenge yourself and reconnect with fellow kendoka from across the country. In doing so, we hope to promote Kendo across Canada and to strengthen the bonds of our community.

    From coast to coast, this program will promote our martial art and make it worthy of the spirit of tolerance and sharing of Canadian kendo.

    Date:
    August 5~6, 2017

    Location:
    Markham Pan Am Centre
    16 Main St, Markham, ON L3R 2E5

    Registration:
    All tournament participants must be registered by May 1, 2017.

    All participants must be either a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident, and in good standing with the CKF and its member clubs.

    Please go to the Tournament site for further information and to register

    https://sites.google.com/view/19cnkc/home

  4. Grading: November 2016

    Winter grading for Eastern Canada:

    November 20, 2016
    Must arrive by 8:15 am for registration. Exam starts at 9:00 am.

    Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre
    6 Garamond Court, Toronto, ON

    DEADLINE: November 6, 2016

    If you are considering applying for grading:

    Step 1: Ask Yamashita-Sensei for permission.

    Step 2: Ask Mann-Sensei to unlock the CKF website for grading application.

    More info: http://www.kendo-canada.com/#WINTERGRADING2016

  5. Practice Restarts Sept 12, 2016

    Hi Everyone,

    Our new semester will restart on Monday, September 12, 2016.

    Same time: 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm.

    Same place: Tansley Woods Community Centre.

    See you there!

  6. Junior Kendo Seminar

    The Ontario Kendo Federation with support of the Burlington Kendo Club is hosting a Junior Kendo Seminar and godogeiko.

    Date: Sunday, September 25, 2016

    Time: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm

    Location: Gym 5 & 6
    Haber Community Centre
    3040 Tim Dobbie Drive (Corner of Dundas Street)
    Burlington, Ontario L7M 0M4

    ** This is NOT held at the usual Burlington Kendo Club location **

    Lunch: Pizza lunch to follow for all participants

    Registration: The deadline for registration is Sunday, September 11, 2016.

    We ask that each club complete and submit a single registration form on behalf of their members.

    Please email registration form to – burlingtonkendo@gmail.com

     

  7. 2016-2017 Season

    Classes will restart September 12, 2016 and run to June 19, 2017 with the following exceptions.

    No class: October 10, 2016 – Thanksgiving
    No class: December 26, 2016 – Christmas Break
    No class: January 2, 2017 – New Years Day Break
    No class: February 20, 2017 – Family Day
    No class: April 12, 2017 – Easter Monday
    No class: May 22, 2017 – Victoria Day

  8. May and June 2016 Events

    May 9, 2016 – regular practice
    May 15, 2016 – (10:00 am) Godogeiko @ Etobicoke Kendo
    May 16, 2016 – regular practice
    May 23, 2016 – CLOSED for Victoria Day
    May 30, 2016 – regular practice

    June 5, 2016 – Deadline to apply for Summer Grading
    June 6, 2016 – regular practice
    June 13, 2016 – regular practice
    June 18, 2016 – (1:00 pm) Kata and Waza Seminar @ University of Toronto
    June 19, 2016 – Grading @ Ryerson University
    June 20, 2016 – regular practice
    June 24-26, 2016 – Manitoba Kendo Club Annual Seminar

     

  9. 2016 Summer Grading

    Toronto kendo summer grading will be held on June 19, 2016 (Sunday).

    You must be approved by your sensei first in order to register. Click here for registration information.

    Just want to go and watch? Here’s more information on Facebook.

    I will definitely be going there with my camera…

     

  10. 13 more classes until the summer

    Our final practice session for this term will be June 20, 2016, then resume in September.

    That means minus the 2 holidays (Easter Monday in March and Victoria Day in May), we have 13 more classes:

    March 14, 2016
    March 21, 2016

    April 4, 2016
    April 11, 2016
    April 18, 2016
    April 25, 2016

    May 2, 2016
    May 9, 2016
    May 16, 2016
    May 30, 2016

    June 6, 2016
    June 13, 2016
    June 20, 2016

    If you are considering joining us, you can still come by any time. You don’t need to wait until next semester starts.