The Tulsa Kendo Dojo, "Shin Sou Fu Kan," is a martial arts school in the Tulsa metropolitan area nationally recognized by the "All United States Kendo federation" as well as the "South West Kendo & Iaido Federation".
The dojo has been practicing under the guidance of Michael Lindsay Sensei (4th dan), and Shaw Furukawa (3rd dan) and the support of Bryan Mosley Sensei (4th dan) from the Sen Shin Kan Dojo in Oklahoma City since 2006.
With this support, as well as direct sponsorship in Kanagawa Japan from the Shi Ku Kai Dojo, Abe Koki Sensei (6th dan) and Iwanami Yoshio Sensei (kyoshi 7th dan). The Tulsa Kendo dojo strives to provide a safe outlet to any person interested in practicing legitimate Japanese Swordsmanship in the Tulsa Metropolitan area.
"We, 新壮風館 "Shin Sou Fu Kan" Strive to provide a safe and accessible outlet for any and all individuals wishing to study Japanese swordsmanship in Greater Northeastern Oklahoma. We adhere to the ideal of 交剣知愛 “Ko Ken Chi Ai,” meaning that crossed swords build friendship." All members of the dojo retain the same respect for each other in and outside of practice, constantly striving to improve themselves in the art of Kendo. With this focus, our members may expect to build strong friendships, improve themselves through hard practice, and learn how to apply the principles of Kendo to their own lives through continued experience."
Shin Sou Fu Kan, Ganbatte!
-Michael Lindsay, (Instructor) of Shin Sou Fu Kan
털사 검도 클럽털사 검도 클럽, 신소풍관은 Michael Lindsay (4단),
과 Shaw Furukawa(3단), 지도하에 Oklahoma City에 있는 선심관 검도장의 Bryan Mosley (4단)의 지원을 받아 2006년 부터 수련을 하고 있습니다.
신소풍관은 전미검도연맹 (All United States Kendo Federation) 산하단체인 남서부검도연맹 (Southwest Kendo and Iaido Federation) 소속되어 있는 정통검도를 수련하는 곳으로 일본 카와사키에 있는 Shi Ku Kai Dojo의 Abe Koki Sensei (6단)과 Iwanami Yoshio Sensei (7단)의 후원을 받고 있습니다.
タルサの剣道クラブは、 リンジー マイケル 先生(四段) と 古川 聖先輩( 三段) の指導の下で剣道を練習しています と モズレー ブライアン先生のサポート (四段) 2006年以来オクラホマシティの 洗心館 道場から。
之久会 道場、阿部公揮 先生(六段)から直接後援と同様、このサポート、岩波吉雄 先生 (教師七段) 日本で。タルサの剣道クラブは、タルサ首都圏で本格的な日本剣術の練習に興味があるすべての人に安全な出口を提供するために努めています。
WHAT IS KENDO?
Kendo is a traditional system of edged-weapon combat, as well as a modern sport based on traditional samurai swords and techniques. Points are scored in Kendo by correctly and intently striking regulated targets on bogu (protective armor). Strikes are considered valid only if the 竹刀 "shinai" (bamboo sword) properly makes contact with one the following:
The Concept of Kendo:
Kendo is a way to discipline the human character through the principles and application of the katana sword.
The Aims of Practicing Kendo:
To mold the mind and body.
To cultivate a vigorous spirit,
And through correct and rigid training,
To strive for improvement in the art of Kendo.
To hold in esteem human courtesy and honor.
To associate with others with sincerity.
And to forever pursue the cultivation of oneself.
This will make one be able:
To love his/her country and society.
To contribute to the development of culture
And to promote peace and prosperity among all peoples.
—All Japan Kendo Federation, 1975
Kendo is a demanding and invigorating activity that is open to individuals of all backgrounds, ages and physicality. Kendo may be practiced as a life long pursuit and contribute to an individuals general well being. Kendo can help condition the body and mind and promote quality attitude and respect.
Michael Lindsay - 4th dan (Sensei)
Shaw Furukawa - 3rd dan (Taisho)
Yil pyo Kim - 2nd dan
Jin Lee - 1st dan
Chuck Urasaki - 1st Kyu
Colin Clinton - 2nd Kyu
Justin Kim - 3rd Kyu
Alex Wong - 3rd kyu
Marc Seebass - 4th kyu
Melindie Summit - N/A
Katia Lemai - N/A
Sam Bell - N/A
Mark Pigman - N/A
Samuel Stewart - N/A
Johnathan Gordan - N/A
Eric Whelan - N/A
Maddie Rice - N/A
All ranks are awarded via AUSKF and SWKIF