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Shodan Shinsa – Autumn 2016

The following member has been advanced to Shōdan rank under the authority of the Eikoku Kendō Renmei at the Shōdan Shinsa held at the Tunbridge Wells Dōjō on Sunday, 9th October 2016. Warren Foat (Butokukan) Congratulations from all our Kendōka … Continue reading

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Hatsugeiko 2016

Hatsugeiko – New Year practice – will now be held in Lewes in April – date to be confirmed. Please contact Butokukan Dojo for details.

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Renmei Journal – Autumn/Winter 2015

The latest edition of the Renmei journal – Kendo Iai Naginata, Issue 304, Autumn/Winter 2015 – is now available for members on the Journal page. This edition continues the series on kiai, begun in Issue 302.

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Lafcadio Hearn: a true Japanophile

There is always pleasure in reading some authors who have taken a deep interest in subjects close to one’s own heart; this is particularly true of Japan since almost every writer seems to give a fresh insight into this fascinating … Continue reading

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Joint Dojo Kendo Practice at Tunbridge Wells

A sizeable cross-section of ranks all met on Sunday morning at the Tunbridge dojo in Skinners School for a very good session in basic Kendo under the guidance of three nanadan sensei and other senior yudansha from over the south-east. … Continue reading

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