Monthly Archives: October 2015

Discussion On Sword Bags & Sword Types

Shihan Henderson discusses the use of sword bags, where one can find them to purchase and what type of sword to buy.

As discussed in the video you may purchase a good practice Iaito here, http://www.tozando.com/int/about-us

As discussed in the video you may purchase a good practice Iaito here, http://www.tozando.com/int/about-us

Training Symposium In Japan July-2016

Dai Kuu Ryu is happy to announce a training symposium at the Taiikukan dojo in Niigata, Japan. The training session will be from 18-July-2016 through 22-July-2016. All interested parties are welcome to come and participate. You do not need to be a prior student of Dai Kuu Ryu and this is a good opportunity to begin training in the art of Dai Kuu Ryu Sword.

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The Taiikukan Dojo in Niigata, Japan

TRAINING: There are three (3) training sessions per day: morning (2 hours), afternoon (3 hours) and evening (2 hours). Participants will be able to train for 35 hours in total in polishing their techniques.

COST: The cost of the training symposium is $250 US. Participants must make their own arrangements for travel to the venue.

HOTEL: A hotel has been reserved on a first come first served basis. The hotel is located 5 minutes from the dojo and is a traditional Japanese hotel. The room rate is $80 US per night and includes 3 meals each day. The hotel is located at: 656 Ubashima shinden, Minami Uonuma, Niigata, Japan.

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The Symposium Training Hotel

EQUIPMENT: The dojo will make every effort to provide equipment for the participants. However, participants are encouraged to bring their own equipment. Please note that only Japanese Iaito (Japanese made training swords) are allowed to be brought into Japan and you will be required to show proof or origin. Participants should bring a blue Kendo training jacket along with a pair of blue or black Hakama. For new students we may arrange to have these available at the venue upon your arrival.