Practices on Sundays will start promptly on time and will end at 12:15 due to the Youth Basketball League at Greenhill.
Saturday, December 15th – Annual Christmas Party, May Dragon @ 7pm Registration Deadline: Sunday, 9th of December 2018
Sunday, December 16th – Final Class of 2018
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 26-28 – Nabeshima Cup (27th April) and SWKIF Seminar and Promotional Exam (28th April)
Practice on Tuesday, the 27th of November is Advanced Iaido and Kendo.
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:
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.
Due to Thanksgiving on Thursday, the 22nd of November, practice is cancelled to allow everyone to spend time with their families.
Happy Thanksgiving to All!!!
We will have practice on Sunday, the 25th of November.
Due to the All United States Kendo Federation (AUSKF) Board Meeting and Kodansha Shinsa, practice is cancelled on Sunday, the 11th of November.
The DFWKIK Dojo Christmas Party will be held on the 15th of December at May Dragon (address below), starting at 7pm.
Adults – $35.00
Children $17.50 (7 & Below)
Our Annual Awards will also be handed out during the evening.
Please sign up using the Google Forms link below:
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.
Due to the Longhorn Taikai Weekend, practice on Sunday the 7th of October is cancelled, as many of our Sensei and Members will be in Austin.
Practice on the 18th of September will be all Kendo, everyone in Bogu is encouraged to attend.
Due to On Campus Events at Greenhill, Practice for Thursday, the 6th of September and the following Thursday, the 13th of September is cancelled.
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 email@example.com
- 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.
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)