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:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Seminar Registration Form
- Liability Waiver
- 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.
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
DFWKIK will be hosting the Men’s Team of Team USA, for a special Kendo Practice on Sunday, July 15th starting at 9am to 12:30pm at Greenhill School in Addison TX.
All Texas and Region Dojos are welcome to join us.
Iaido Practice is cancelled.
The Greenhill School will be closing early due to an event going on in Addison this Tuesday evening meaning there will be no practice that evening. Practice on Thursday(7/5/18) is still scheduled to resume as normal.
Class for this evening(5/22) and next Tuesday(5/29) will be all Iaido in preparation for the 2018 AUSKF Summer Camp next weekend.
DFWKIK will be doing a demo at the Wylie public library (Located here) on Saturday March 24th. We are going to do 3 Kendo and Iaido demonstrations that are going to last around 20 min. We will have a short break between each demonstration. For any dojo member that can help with the demonstration please fill out the google form: Registration for Demo form
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.
Due to a schedule basketball game at the Greenhill school that is set to end at 7:30 PM. Class might likely start at 7:45 PM, please show up on time to help prepare the gym for practice after the game.
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)
Pardon the layout change for the time being, the dojo website is currently undergoing some maintenance. Paypal options are available under the membership section of the website.
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.
This Tuesday’s practice will be Kendo only with a focus on Shinsa Keiko. Students who will be testing this weekend at Houston should try to attend. In addition, there will be no practice Sunday October 29th, due to most of our senior members being out of town for the seminar.
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.
Due to a scheduling conflict at the Greenhill School, there will be no Iaido or Kendo practice this Thursday, September 28th, 2017.
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.
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.
In preparation for the Longhorn Taikai coming soon we are changing our Tuesday night schedules:
Sept 26 Kendo only (shiai).
Oct 3 Kendo only (basic and advanced).
Oct 10 Kendo only (shiai).
Oct 17 Iaido only (basic and advanced).
Oct 24 Kendo only (shinsa).
Oct 31 Pending, Iaido only (Halloween).
Nov Resume normal schedule.
To all team members, please be sure to attend as scheduled.
Due to the Dallas Japanese Association’s Japanese Fall Festival or Akimatsuri on Sunday, the 24th of September, Practice is cancelled, as the Dojo will be Participating in this event.
We will be performing an Enbu for both Iaido and Kendo at the Japanese Fall Festival at 12:30pm
DFWKIK will also be manning Booth A6 to provide information about our organization.
Please park in the designated area for Performers.
The Internal Registration Deadline for the SWKIF Fall Seminar is Thursday the 21st of September.
You will need to turn in the Registration Form, Liability Waiver and Payment or PayPal Payment Receipt. No incomplete paperwork will be accepted.
Please turn in your paperwork to Zach Gonzales.
Due to a School Event all members attending practice on Thursday the 7th of September, will need to park at the Greenhill Office Park at
14131 Midway Road , Addison, TX 75001.
Please arrive early since the temporary parking area is a good distance from the Gym.
Greenhill Office Park is located by the Hornet Road and Midway Road Entrance.
You will have to walk to the Gym from there.