Monday Weekly Update

Hey everyone! We hope that you had a great weekend, we’re back! and set for another week of classes here at the dojo! We want to congratulate all of our students who worked hard last week and passed their test to receive the next belts, if you were unable to attend the graduation ceremony, you…

Thursday Pic of the Week

Taken on our last visit in 2016, the grounds of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Kyoto, Japan. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Web Wisdom Wednesday

Would have been very cool to experience in person! – http://www.the-japan-news.com/news/article/0005878005 Gion Festival kicks off with Yamahoko parade KYOTO — Twenty-three Yamahoko floats, known as “moving museums” because of their elaborate decorations, paraded through central Kyoto on Wednesday as a highlight of the annual Gion Festival, one of the three most famous festivals in the…

Kyoto Fundraiser Raffle & Quote of the Day

We have another great raffle item at the dojo! A Japanese Porcelain Statue made in Kyoto, it was a commemorative gift donated by Hanshi Tallack from our 2008 trip to Japan for the 3rd World Butokusai. Tickets are 1 for $1, 5 for $3, and 10 for $5. The draw will run for four weeks…

Monday Weekly Update

Hey everyone! We hope you had a good weekend, we’re back! and set for another busy one here at the dojo. This week is ‘Testing Week’ here at the dojo, so make sure that you are in and working hard in your classes for your tip or belt test this week! And don’t forget those…

Throwback Thursday Pics of the Week

My first trip to Kyoto, Japan, back in 2004 for the 1st World Youth Butokusai. We all can’t wait until we are back at the Heian Jingu Shrine when we visit again in May 2020!

Monday Weekly Update

Hey everyone! We hope that you had a good weekend, we’re back! and set for another week of classes here at the dojo. This week is ‘Pre-Testing Week’ so make sure that you are in and are working hard in your classes to prepare for your test next week! Our summer lunchtime classes are going…