Tournament Updates

2016 Wrap-up

Once again, thank you to all the competitors, coaches, and volunteers who participated in our event several weeks ago. The planning committee would also like to take a moment to again thank our sponsors again: All Japan Budogu          Kinsho – Unique Kendo Tsuba Aoi Budogu                   […]

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2016 Tenagui Design and Color Are In!

In keeping with our tradition of choosing unusual colors for our commemorative tenagui, we bring you the 2016 color of orange-y pink! All women’s taikai participants will receive a complimentary tenagui with their registration at the taikai. If you’d like to purchase one ($10), we’ll have them for sale at the taikai on July 16th […]

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Murayama Sensei Returning to Lead Women’s Kendo Seminar

Seminar Information: In addition to the tournament there will be a weeklong seminar and practice for women only, July 9 to July 14, with godo keiko on Friday July 15. Our guest instructor this year will be Chinatsu Murayama Sensei, Renshi 7 Dan, 5-time All Japan Women’s Kendo Champion. Seminar Fee: $50 for full seminar […]

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Save the Date – 6th North American Women’s Kendo Taikai

It’s official! Saturday, July 16th 2016 will be the 6th North American Women’s Kendo Championships. Same location, Renton Community Center, next to the Quality Inn in Renton, WA. We did try and find another venue up north and little more downtown Seattle friendly, but it wasn’t meant to be. The tentative plan for the seminar […]

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Vendors at the Taikai

We are pleased to notify everyone that in the gym we will have 3 vendors set up during the taikai: Mazkiya –mazkiya.net Maruyama Kendo Supply– offering 20% off your entire purchase of $125 or more during the taikai PNKF- pick up or purchase taikai t-shirts, additional tenagui, programs and soak up good feelings. And thank […]

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