There will be a virtual kendo seminar hosted by Tulsa Kendo on Friday 2/26 until Saturday 2/27. The seminar is free but Limited to AUSKF members only, due to the presence of the USA national team. This is a free event using the APP “ZOOM.”(Download) Please be prepared with a shinai, or bokuto, that can be safely swung indoors. Brief Q&A session to follow each practice so please hold all questions until then.
It is with great sadness and heartbreak to advise that Yunosuke “Max” Minato Sensei, passed away on the 17th of January.
Minato Sensei, a great Sensei and Mentor of many DFWKIK members for both Iaido and Kendo for over 40 years, was the former owner of Mr. Sushi Restaurant in Addison, and a founding member of Kiyari Daiko Taiko Group.
Sensei, you touched many lives in and out of the Dojo, and we thank you for it, you will be missed greatly.
Virtual practice will begin tomorrow at 8 pm. This practice is only open to dojo members who are registered with AUSKF. If you are already registered with AUSKF and wish to join practice contact Simon Martinez for the link to the meeting.
When going to the 2020 Membership Dues Page to select the Amount to pay, please be aware that both the AUSKF and SWKIF fees are showing the combined total (i.e. AUSKF 18 & Over:$60.00and SWKIF 18yrs & Over:$30.00so the amount showing to select is $90.00).
If you are registering for the first time, a One Time New Member Initiation Fee of$10.00 – AUSKF and$5.00 – SWKIF will be added.
If you have any questions or problems, please reach out immediately so we can work to resolve it, before the deadline, especially since we are on a hiatus.
All Practices are cancelled on the 26th of January, due to the General Board Meeting starting at 9am which will be held in the Dining Hall Conference Room in the Crossman Dining Hall (See attached Map), please use the Hornet Road Entrance.
All Members are welcome to attend to see the operations of the Dojo.
The Annual Dojo Christmas Party will be held on Sunday, the 8th of December at May Dragon Restaurant in Addison,- 4848 Beltline Rd. Dallas, TX 75254 starting at 6pm (Sign-up Sheet will be posted soon.)
The Last Practice of the year will be on Sunday, the 22nd of December 2019.
The First Practice of the New Year, will be on Sunday the 5th of January 2020.