******SCHEDULE CHANGE*****

Due to the FIK Referee Seminar for the American Zone, on 26th & 27th of January at SMU Dedman Fitness Center, we will have Advanced Kendo on Thursday, the 24th of January, starting at 7:15pm.

Sunday Practice on the 27th of January will be cancelled, as we will be involved with Seminar activities.

Seminar with Takanabe Sensei hosted by HKK 23-24 March 2019

Houston Kendo Kyokai will be hosting a Seminar with Susumu Takanabe Sensei, 7 Dan Renshi on the 23rd & 24th of March at the Gilruth Center @ Johnson Space Center, Houston TX.

If  you wish to attend please hand your paperwork (Registration Form, HKK Waiver, NASA Waiver and Payment (Registration Fee – $40.00, Bento – $15.00, Dinner – $40.00) to Simon in practice.

The internal Dojo Registration Deadline is the 17th of February.

Seminar Registration Packet

First Practice of 2019

Happy New Year to All!!! Our first practice of 2019 is on Thursday, the 3rd of January.

Iaido- 7:15pm – 8:30pm

Kendo – 8:30pm – 9:30pm

We look forward to great things for everyone in 2019!!!

Schedule Information for December 2018 thru February 2019

December 2018

Saturday, December 15th – Annual Christmas Party, May Dragon @ 7pm  Registration Deadline: Sunday, 9th of December 2018

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSchfV-LOlHe4Hzj4jZcGCbWmu_-fbMGIWPjIvY6yYL0A_–Bg/viewform?usp=sf_link

Sunday, December 16th – Final Class of 2018

January 2019

Thursday, January 3rd – First Class of 2019

Tuesday, January 22nd – First Jodo Class of 2019. Jodo class will be held every 4th Tuesday of the month.

Thursday, January 24th – Advanced Kendo Only (We will have Visitors joining our practice)

Friday, January 25th thru Sunday the 27th – FIK Shinpan Seminar @  SMU    Dedman Fitness Center

Tuesday, January 29th – Iaido Fundamentals and Advanced.

Sunday, February 2nd – Annual General Membership and Board Meeting @ Greenhill School starting at 9:15 to 12:00 (Open to  All Members)

April 2019

April 26-28 – Nabeshima Cup (27th April) and SWKIF Seminar and Promotional Exam (28th April)

2019 FIK Shinpan Seminar 26th-27th January 2019 Internal Registration

Internal Registration for the 2019 FIK Shinpan Seminar for the Americas Region on the 26th – 27th of January on the SMU Campus, can be completed by clicking on the link below:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfc7R9mojY5mUGe7E1eCMOTYDSmBq4aQOf5JLlJT8eG_cjfYg/viewform?usp=sf_link

The deadline is the 27th of November and if you plan on attending the Banquet Dinner ($60.00), please provide a check made out to Michio Kajitani and hand it to me in class.

Oklahoma Gasshuku Registration Deadline 7 October 2018

The deadline of  7th October to register for the Oklahoma Gasshuku  is fast approaching, this Seminar with Yoshio Iwanami Sensei and Koki Abe Sensei from Kanagawa, Japan  will be held on October 19th – 21st in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B2Xq2ZmhXG8EdmZzcHBGVGFUZUk

 

Japanese Fall Festival 2018

The Dallas Japanese Association’s Japanese Fall Festival or Akimatsuri will be held on Sunday, the 23rd of September.  There will be no Iaido or Kendo Practice held, due to DFWKIK performing our Annual Iaido and Kendo Enbu.

If you would like to participate in the Iaido or Kendo Enbu, or assist with the Booth, please use the link below to sign up:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdGIy5tu0WjXt9pBUwRJTkRmjgFsKgVoocK3IT4Nwh8k7fzOg/viewform?usp=sf_link

 

SWKIF Fall Seminar Dojo Registration Deadline – 20 Sep 18

The Dojo Registration Deadline for the SWKIF Fall Seminar in Omaha, NE is the Thursday the 20th of September, the forms are available for download via the SWKIF Website – http://www.swkif.org

Please hand in the following items to Simon in class or you can email them to dfwkik.historian@gmail.com

  1. Seminar Registration Form
  2. Liability Waiver
  3. Payment – PayPal receipt, check or cash
    • Seminar Registration Fee: $35.00
    • Sayonara Dinner: $40.00
    • Bento Lunch: $14.00
    • T-Shirt : $25.00 (If ordering)

Incomplete Paperwork will not be accepted.

DFWKIK Team Places Second at HKK’s 5th Anniversary Taikai

The team – Super Salty Bros, consisting of Navarro Sensei, Noemi Arnal and Massim Shah, placed Second at the Houston Kendo Kyokai’s 5th Anniversary Taikai.  DFWKIK sent 4 Teams to compete, they were:

Space Force – Denise Verastigue, Zach Gonzales and Nathan Williams

Filthy Casuals – Derek Le, Nguyen Ly and Josh Jang

Mudan Squad – Colin Haney, Russell Cranford and Brett Thompson