A great Big thank you to all the Dojo members whom participated in the Tokyo in Tulsa Demo this year! we had a great turnout!
A very special thank you the great organizers of the Tokyo in Tulsa event, and its attendees! we hope to see some of you at our classes and again next year, thank you for being such a supportive community!
Hi everyone, the 2017 AUSKF national championships were held this past weekend. Our federation team, "the South West Kendo Iaido Federation" did really well this year and took home 3rd place in men's team division, and 3rd place in women's individual, "Makiko Adachi" sensei from Houston.
below are a few pictures from the tournament, please congratulate members next time you see them at SWKIF events.
Hi all its that time again for the Tokyo in Tulsa Demonstration this year we will be in a booth next to the Utsunomiya Japanese exchange program table. please make sure to clean your dogi and hakama for the demonstration.
Date for the convention July 14th-16th :
14th Friday 9:00am-9:00pm
15th Saturday 9:00am-9:00pm
16th Sunday 9:00am-2:00pm
Cox Business Center
100 Civic Center, Tulsa, OK 74103
15th Saturday 11:00am-12:00pm, 5:00pm-6:00pm
16th Sunday 10:30am-11:30am, 12:30pm-1:30pm
Hi all the Community center is closed next week 5/30/17 & 6/1/17 classes will resume on 6/5
Again we are invited to perform a kendo demonstration at the "Martin Regional Library" for the Tulsa annual "Asian American Fesitval" please let Shaw know by May 26th if you will be attending the demonstration. Everyone in the dojo, no matter what level of training is invited to attend and participate.
The festival begins at 11:00am so if you wish to take part of all the festivities before hand, come early and check it out. we will be performing at 1:15pm please come dressed out, and have an extra set of clothing, idealy a club T-shirt, we plan on getting food as a group afterwards.
Please remember you will be representing the dojo at these events. You are expected to be on time, and on your best behavior, just as you are in practice. All attendees are expected to come with cleaned uniforms, and disinfected equipment.
DEMO DATE, TIME, & LOCATION:
2601 S Garnett Rd, Tulsa, OK 74129
SATURDAY JUNE 3th
DEMO TIME: 12:30-1:30PM
"please arrive at least 30 minutes before the
demonstration time to get ready"
The Community center will be closed on Tuesday 4.11.17 and Tuesday 4.18.17 in observance of Passover classes during this time will be cancelled.
Thursday classes will still be conducted during this time
Hi all apologies for the last minute announcement, class tonight is cancelled due to inclimate weather Classes will resume thursday 4/6/17
*Updated 3/9* It is now time for the 2017 annual spring AUSKF/SWKIF Membership Drive.
ALL members who wish to attend seminars, tournaments, and testing events need to renew or join during this time. This means that even if you joined during last spring or fall, you will need to renew your membership now.
Please Submit payments to Shaw Furukawa with your paperwork By 3/27
P The Dallas, Fortworth Kendo Iaido Kyokai is hosting the 2017 Individuals tournament and Promotional Examination
Some of you have already been spoken too about testing, however if you are unsure, whether or not you are ready to test. Please consult Lindsay Sensei, and ask his opinion. We will be contacted by the southwest federation, to sign off on your promotional applications.
"Internal" Tournament Paperwork DUE DATE:
Check or money order to: Shaw Furukawa
Paypal account: email@example.com
Shinsa "testing application" DUE DATE:
Payments Via Paypal: www.paypal.me/SWKIF