We are hosting a seminar with Sueno Eiji, hanshi hachidan. It will be held Saturday July 9 from 9 am to 4 pm at Walter Murray Collegiate in Saskatoon. Also in attendance will be Okusa-sensei, who we have to thank for inviting Sueno-sensei.
Sueno-sensei won the 1979 All Japan kendo championships (came 2nd once), the All Japan kendo federation 50th anniversary 8dan competition, the world kendo championships (team) once, Todofuken taikai twice, the All Japan police championships (team) twice and individuals once. He is a very famous instructor and we encourage everyone to make the effort to attend. Party to follow, details will be provided nearer to the event.
Club Tournament & Party
On June 5 we will be having an in-house tournament, followed by a BBQ party at Neil's house, 2922 Calder Ave. Even if you can't make the practice, please try to make the party, it will start after practice, ie around 6. Spouses/significant others/kids welcome. RSVP by replying to the Facebook group message or sending Neil an email.
Summer Term 2016
The summer term begins Wednesday, June 8. There are no Sunday classes in summer. The Y is offering a summer membership that will give you access to kendo and all the facilities at the Y for less than the term fee, so I suggest you take them up on it. You can buy that membership starting now if you like. We do not accept new beginners for this term. We will be accepting new beginners again in the fall.
2016 Saskatoon Kendo Seminar Report
See the report of the 2016 seminar including tournament results here
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