Events at Hillside Middle School / Northville Parks and Recreation

Beginners are welcome! Please contact welcometodkd@gmail.com before your first session.

  • Dress in loose workout clothes
  • We will provide a shinai (bamboo sword) for you to use
  • Kendo is practiced barefoot on hardwood floors, please plan accordingly

For more information refer to our page on Joining the Detroit Kendo Dojo

 

The content of the lessons will be basic, Ji-keiko, or instructional-keiko(Shido keiko). This lesson requires a separate participation fee for Thursday and Saturday lessons. The following conditions are required for participation. ・ Wear all bogu. (Men, Kote, Do, Tare) Submission of AUSKF / Detroit Kendo Dojo COVID-19 QUESTIONNAIRE also required.

For this practice we will be doing non-kata exercises (shinai keiko), like our Saturday practices. Beginners (non-bogu) will finish practice at 8:30. They can observe jigeiko (sparring practice) from 8:30 to 9:00PM. Beginners (non-bogu) will finish practice at 8:30. They can observer from 8:30 to 9:00PM. Requirements Masks must be worn by all participants Complete … Continue reading Regular Practice – Shinai Keiko – Hillside Middle School (2 Hours)

The content of the lessons will be basic, Ji-keiko, or instructional-keiko(Shido keiko). This lesson requires a separate participation fee for Thursday and Saturday lessons. The following conditions are required for participation. ・ Wear all bogu. (Men, Kote, Do, Tare) Submission of AUSKF / Detroit Kendo Dojo COVID-19 QUESTIONNAIRE also required.

For this practice we will be doing a light workout and then reviewing kata. To participate in jigeko you will need your equipment (bogu) and a record of vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test. For Kyu level participants we will be practicing the kata using this video: English Version (Toggle subtitles with the “CC” … Continue reading Kata Practice – Bokuto Keiko- Hillside Middle School (2 Hours)

The content of the lessons will be basic, Ji-keiko, or instructional-keiko(Shido keiko). This lesson requires a separate participation fee for Thursday and Saturday lessons. The following conditions are required for participation. ・ Wear all bogu. (Men, Kote, Do, Tare) Submission of AUSKF / Detroit Kendo Dojo COVID-19 QUESTIONNAIRE also required.

For this practice we will be doing non-kata exercises (shinai keiko), like our Saturday practices. Beginners (non-bogu) will finish practice at 8:30. They can observe jigeiko (sparring practice) from 8:30 to 9:00PM. Beginners (non-bogu) will finish practice at 8:30. They can observer from 8:30 to 9:00PM. Requirements Masks must be worn by all participants Complete … Continue reading Regular Practice – Shinai Keiko – Hillside Middle School (2 Hours)

The content of the lessons will be basic, Ji-keiko, or instructional-keiko(Shido keiko). This lesson requires a separate participation fee for Thursday and Saturday lessons. The following conditions are required for participation. ・ Wear all bogu. (Men, Kote, Do, Tare) Submission of AUSKF / Detroit Kendo Dojo COVID-19 QUESTIONNAIRE also required.

For this practice we will be doing a light workout and then reviewing kata. To participate in jigeko you will need your equipment (bogu) and a record of vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test. For Kyu level participants we will be practicing the kata using this video: English Version (Toggle subtitles with the “CC” … Continue reading Kata Practice – Bokuto Keiko- Hillside Middle School (2 Hours)