Dallas Fort Worth Kendo and Iaido Kyokai

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

 

Ito Cup and SWKIF Shinsa : 4/28/18-4/29/18

The Ito Cup Taikai and Regional spring Shinsa will be taking place in Denver, CO April 28th(Taikai) and April 29th(Shinsa). Turn in your waivers and payments to Navarro-Sensei if you are interested in attending the taikai. If you are interested in testing, please speak with Sensei first before applying for the shinsa.

Spring 2018 KENDO Shinsa – Application Material 04292018

ITO CUP 2018 Registration Info PACKET

Please turn in your tournament forms to Navarro-sensei by Sunday March 25th. This includes t-shirt orders and if you plan on going just to spectate.

Annual Dojo Meeting 1/28/18 – No Practice

There will be no practice tomorrow January 28th, 2018. Instead we will have our annual dojo general memebership/board meeting starting at 9 AM. It will be in the south side meeting room at the Greenhill School(walk past the usual entrance to the building and go up the steps to make it up to the meeting room)

Christmas Party, Last Practice of 2017 and First Practice of 2018 dates

The annual DFWKIK Christmas party will be at May Dragon(right next to Mr. Sushi on Beltline) from 7pm-9pm on December 16th, 2017. The prices will be $33 for adults(including Children over the age of 10) and $17 for children under 10. Deadline for payment is December 10th, 2017. If you are paying in cash or check please turn it in to Simon Martinez.

The following Sunday will be the last practice of 2017, December 17th, 2017.

The First practice of 2018 will be January 2nd, 2018.

Online payment options are available on the payments page. Please continue monitoring the website, email list and facebook group for any other updates.

Urgent! – October schedule changes

Due to most of our senior members being in Austin this weekend for the Longhorn Taikai there will be no practice this Sunday October 15th. There will also be no practice on Tuesday October 31st. The remaining changes for this month are listed below:

Oct 10th Kendo only (shiai) – All team members should be in attendance for this
Oct 17th Iaido only (basic and advanced)
Oct 24th Kendo only (shinsa)

Nov Resume normal schedule.

Urgent! – SWKIF/AUSKF membership drive deadline(9/28/17)

We have received the Fall AUSKF/SWKIF Membership Registration Forms, unfortunately we have a extremely SHORT deadline of Thursday the 28th, please complete the form and make payment via PayPal on the website.

If you are testing at the Fall Seminar and you are not an AUSKF/SWKIF Member, it is imperative that you register for Membership.

Please turn in your completed Membership Form and PayPal Payment Receipt to Ashley Moore.

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Important! – Fall Shinsa information

If you are planning to test at the Fall Seminar in Houston on Sunday, the 29th of October, you must speak with Ichimura Sensei for approval. The Shinsa Application and payment must be completed online via the links below.

If you do not have an AUSKF ID Number, please enter 00000.

We are still awaiting information on the Membership Drive, so please continue with the Shinsa Registration Process if you are planning on testing.

The Deadline is the 14th of October.

Shinsa Application
Payment Link