Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Message from Sensei re:Kokusai Renmei Vancouver Seminar

Hi All,

This is a official message from Vancouver Eishin-Ryu Iaido Club.

We are proud to host the first Kokusai Renmei seminar in North America as followed.
* Date : May 24th (Friday), 25th (Saturday) & 26th (Sunday) Year 2013
* Place : Student Recreation Centre Gym at UBC (University of British Colombia), Vancouver, Canada
* Instructor : Esaka sensei (Hanshi 10th dan) & assistance senseis

This is Esaka sensei's 20th year anniversary of teaching Iaido seminars in Canada.  Also, it might be his last visit to Vancouver.  More details will be posted soon.

We need everyone's strong support to make this seminar successful.

Club blog: http://musojikideneishinryu.blogspot.com/

Website: http://www.clubs.ams.ubc.ca/clubs/iaido/

Best regard.

Hiro Inoue (Kokusai Renmei Vancouver Dojo)

Message from Kokusai Renmei

Dear Overseas Dojo Representatives/Group Representatives,

I informed you yesterday the “Outlines of deliberations in the 16th board of directors meeting” and I found a error at the paragraph 3. Please replace as follows:

3. Newly certified official instructors

In addition to the existing official instructors (Tadashi Matumoto Hanshi, Kenichi Kobara Hanshi, Kyoko Asamiya Hanshi, Masao Nashima Hanshi, Shuichi Mochizai 8th dan, Hisahito Kaneda 8th dan, Gerald Eisenack Kyoshi, Katumi Masumura 7th dan), below members are newly certified as official instructors;

 Kazunari Yoshioka (Hanshi)

 Yoshitaka Tomita (Hanshi)

 Andrej Diamantstine (7th dan)

 Hironori Inoue (6th dan)

Best regards.

Yoshitaka Tomita

Director, International Division

Ippan Shadan Hojin Seito Seiryu Muso Jikiden Eishin-ryu Iaido Kokusai Renmei


富田 嘉孝

TOMITA Yoshitaka

〒299-1166 千葉県君津市陽光台1-6-25

1-6-25 Yokodai, Kimitsu-shi, Chiba-ken, Japan

Tel/Fax:(+81)0439-52-9211 Port.: (+81)080-1093-9634

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Message from Ron re: Marpole Dojo

Hi Guys.

Wednesday,August  22nd is the last class for the Summer Session at the Marpole Community Centre.The Fall Session starts on Friday,September 7th at our usual time from 5:45 pm. to 7:15 pm.The cost is $99.00 for 16 sessions.See you there.


Tuesday, August 14, 2012

2012 Gasshuku Group Photo - submitted by Vincent Chan

Please find attached, as promised. Thanks for having us over Peter sensei! We had a great time!


Friday, August 3, 2012

Message from Ron re: Kokusai Renmei fees

Hi guys.

Those of you who signed up to be members of Kokusai Renmei and who have not yet paid your Annual Dues, please do so as soon as possible.Sensei is obligated to send money to Japan by the end of October for the amount equivalent to the number of Dojo members who signed up.If you do not pay,Sensei has to cover the shortfall out of his own pocket.We do not want to put our Sensei in this position,so please pay your Annual Dues to Sensei or myself and I will issue you a receipt.

The Annual Dues for 1st and 2nd Dan is 15,000 Japanese Yen or $210 Canadian dollars.The Dues for those above 2nd Dan are 20,000 Japanese Yen or $280 Canadian dollars.

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Message from Ron Re: Gasshuku 2012

Hi guys.

Would you send me an E-mail to let me know if you are planning to attend the Gasshuku in Ladysmith  on the weekend of August 11th and 12th so that I can let Peter Gunstone Sensei know how many people to plan for?