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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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New Demo Video

We are honoured to have the talented Daniel Paredes create a promotional video for us. Thank you very much for your hard work! Filmed and Edited by: Daniel Paredes @Danielp.films https://www.instagram.com/danielp.films/ https://www.facebook.com/DanielParedesFilms/

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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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Dojo closed for Wed June 27 and Mon July 02, 2018

Practice will be cancelled on Wednesday June 27th to Monday July 02nd as some of us will be attending the seminar with Kajitsuka Soke. Normal class schedule will resume on Wednesday July 04th. If there are any questions, please feel free to contact me directly. Have a safe and happy St. Jean and Canada Day!

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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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Remote training with Kajitsuka Soke

We were honoured to have Kajitsuka Soke take the time to call in from Japan during our Monday night Keiko to oversee our class (a full two hours!). Mrs Kajitsuka kindly photographed the session. We are very fortunate and thankful to have such a dedicated headmaster!

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Yagyu Gasshuku Japan 2017

We were honoured to be a part of the group invited to train in an intensive 3 day Keiko with our Soke in Japan at Yagyu Village – home to our style Yagyu Shinkage Ryu. Of our group, Melissa was able to attend and experience what training is like in Japan. Special thanks to Kajitsuka …

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Demo at Matsuri Japon

Demo at Matsuri Japon Saturday Aug 14th at 17h45 Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre of Montreal 8155, rue Rousselot, Montreal (Quebec) H2E 1Z7 Oakville Kenjutsu Montreal is pleased to announce that we will be performing a Yagyu Shikage Ryu Demo at the 16th Annual Matsuri Japon. This FREE event is a celebration of Japanese culture, featuring …

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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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