San Gakuen, The Three Learnings – Reflections on the Labour Day seminar in Ottawa, 2018

Life can get busy at times. It’s an unavoidable consequence of living in our society. When my life gets busy, I usually get caught up in all the complexities of my existence and I lose sight of the present moment. I value my time practicing martial arts as it helps me step away from my …

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Gasshuku 2018 – Thoughts and reflections

On Canada Day weekend, Sensei Tong of Tokumeikan hosted the Summer Gasshuku in Orangeville Ontario. This was an important event as it created a chance for keiko-kai (study group) leaders as well as out-of-town students to come together and train. This three day (four if you include the pre-seminar training on Friday night) focused on …

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An Afternoon of Yagyu Shinkage Ryu with Sensei Tong: Thoughts and Reflections

Life is change. It seems like such an obvious statement, however there is so much depth to those three simple words. Change can take on many forms: from great sweeping events that reshape the world in a matter of moments to minute transformations that happen over time and are only noticed upon reflection. Setting all …

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Upcoming Seminar with Sensei Tong in Ottawa

On April 21st, Sensei Tong will be leading a seminar focusing on the techniques and philosophies of Yagyu Shinkage Ryu Kenjitsu at the Takahashi Dojo in Ottawa. The seminar is open to public registration, however it would be advisable to register early. For more details about the seminar, please visit the facebook event page HERE

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Learn Kenjutsu at Otakuthon 2017

Learn Kenjutsu @ Otakuthon Saturday (time TBA) Oakville Kenjutsu Montreal is pleased to announce that it will be offering a Yagyu Shikage Ryu DEMO and WORKSHOP at this years OTAKUTHON. The workshop is open to any people (18+ years) who are interested in learning Japanese sword. No experience or equipment is required. In the workshop you …

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2017 Tokumeikan Gasshuku Photos

This years’ Gasshuku with Sensei Tong of Tokumeikan was held at Kushindokai Karate in Orangeville Ontario. With a focus on Kuka-no-tachi and Empi, the group spent 3 days working on both basic and advanced techniques from these very challenging katas. All thanks to Sensei Tong for hosting a very successful and informative seminar. Additional thanks …

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Open House at Studio Bizz – Mont Royal April 30th

We are pleased to announce our participation in the Studio Bizz – Mont Royal Open House on April 30th at 1:30pm. Please note that this open house will be at the Mont Royal Location at 551 Ave du Mont-Royal Est. The event will feature class demonstrations and workshops from various teachers of dance, martial arts, …

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Tokumeikan Gasshuku 2017

This year, Sensei Tong of Tokumeikan Dojo in Toronto, will be hosting a Gasshuku (training camp) in Orangeville, Ontario. It is open to all members of our group, and I encourage you to attend any or all session if you’re available! During the Canada Day long weekend (July 1-3, 2017), we will host our inaugural …

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Newspaper Article

Kajitsuka Seminar Featured in Local Newspaper The recent seminar conducted by Kajitsuka Sensei, and hosted by Kushindokai Dojo, is featured in the local newspaper.

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Seminar at Montreal Kenjutsu – Aug 13th 2016

I am pleased to announce that I will be leading a seminar on Katori Shinto Ryu from the perspective of Yagyu Shinkage Ryu at the Hyo Setsu Dojo. Thank you Sensei Kurenda for organizing this event. If you would like to find out more details or to participate in this seminar, please contact me at oakvillekenjutsu@gmail.com

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