2019 Stratford Kendo Club Invitational Tournament Results

Congratulations to the members of the Detroit Kendo Dojo who placed at the Stratford Kendo Club Invitational Tournament on Saturday, May 11th, 2019 at St. Michael’s Catholic Secondary School, Stratford, Ontario.

1-Dan to 2-Dan Division

    • Ryan Choi – 2nd Place

3-Dan and Above Division

    • Atsushi Kurita – 3rd Place

Women’s Division

    • Yumi Ishida – 3rd Place

 

 

 

2019 AUSKF Junior Open Nationals Results

Congratulations to the participants from the Detroit Kendo Dojo who represented the Midwest Kendo Federation (MWKF) in the AUSKF Junior Open Nationals that were held on 4/6/2019 in Cumming, Georgia. We are all very proud of your progress!

Detroit Kendo Dojo 2019 Junior Open Nationals Representatives

Tyler Barrone (16-18 years old division – 3rd place)
Shosuke Arai (12-13 years old division – Kantosho – Fighting Spirit Award)
Kiki Choi (Girls 13 under division – Kantosho – Fighting Spirit Award)
Nathen Choi
Ryuya Habu
Tomoya Habu
Keigo Ishida (12-13 years old division – 3rd place)
Eric Onuma
Daichi Sakuma (16-18 years old division – Kantosho – Fighting Spirit Award)
Collin Shinohara

 

 

Full tournament results can be found here -> https://auskf-jrnationals.com/results.html

March 30th, 2019 – 31st Cleveland Kendo Tournament / Greater North East US Kendo Federation Championships

Congratulations to all of the participants of the 31st Cleveland Kendo Tournament / Greater North East US Kendo Federation Championships!

Results for the Detroit Kendo Dojo participants are below.

Individual

Junior A Division (12-years old & under)
Kiki Choi (2nd place)
Yuushi Masuda (3rd place)

Junior B Division (13 to 15-years old)
Nathan Choi (3rd place)

Junior C Division (16 to 18-years old)
Jonathan Oestringer (3rd place)

Team

Youth Team A Division (up to 12-years old)
Detroit Team B (Kiki Choi, Eric Onuma, & Taichi Matsuura (Koyokai), 1st place)
Detroit Team A (Kazuto Hirano, Takushi Masuda, & Yuushi Masuda, 3rd place)

Youth Team B Division (13 to 16-years old)
Nathan Choi with two members from other dojos, 3rd place

 

March 23, 2019 Kentucky Kendo Tournament Results

Congratulations to the Detroit Kendo Dojo members that participated in the 2019 Kentucky Kendo Tournament! Also, a big thank you to all of the DKD parents that helped support the event. Tournament results are below.

Youth Team 1st Place
    • Aidan O’Neill
    • Eric Onuma
    • Taichi Matsuura (Koyo-kai)
Youth Team 3rd Place
    • Masato Dahl
    • Kent Kiyomi
    • Wataru Horiguchi
Youth Individual 3rd Place
    • Eric Onuma

 

2018 Novi Japan Festival

Hi everyone,

Thank you to all of the attendees for coming to see us at the 2018 Novi Japan Festival held on Oct 7th at the Novi High School.

The Detroit Kendo Dojo members were honored to be asked to present a live demonstration of the fundamentals of Kendo. Below are some photos that were taken by the Japan Business Society of Detroit during the event.

We are always looking for new members! Please take a look at our practice schedule or email us for more info.

Tagawa-sensei demonstrated fundamental striking techniques (Men, kote, dou, tsuki)

Dojo Members demonstrated an abbreviated practice session