Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Greeting from Vancouver dojo

Hi All,

Looking back to this year, our biggest Iaido event was the Kokusai Renmei Taikai/Seminar in May.
It was quite successful & almost same scale as German one. Also the first Kokusai Taikai event in over sea.

I really thank you to all dojo heads in US & Canada who send many students for support our seminar.
Without such support from other dojos, this kind of big event is not possible.

Also Thank you very much to our dojo's Core Members for many hard work to make seminar went smooth.
you guys are next generation of Vancouver dojo.

HAPPY NEW YEAR ! everyone.
Year 2014, another Kokusai Renmei seminar will be on in Boston.
* Let's encourage Boston seminar. (Aug. 1st, 2nd & 3rd)

Hiro Inoue
(Kokusai Renmei, Vancouver Iaidojo)

Monday, December 16, 2013

Message from Sensei re: New Year's Practice

Dear Iaidoka,

It is almost end of the year....

光陰矢の如し、歳月人を待たず!Kouin Ya no gotoshi, Saigetsu Hito wo matazu !

(Time fly like allow, Month & Year won't wait for you !)

This is just a reminder of couple of up coming event in January.

2014 New Year Practice & Celebration Lunch January 4th (Sat), 2014 All Iaidoka is welcome, You don't need to register in UBC class.

(It is before official UBC Iaido class start)

Location & Time: UBC SRC Studio, from 9:30 am to 11:00 am

After practice, we are going to "Blue Star" (1935 W. 4th Ave.) known as Kisyu Japanese restaurant.

* Our Club will take care of all food expenses.

2014 Scottish Centre Seminar

January 11th (Sat), 2014

Location: 8886 Hudson Street Vancouver (73rd Ave. between Grenville St. & Oak St.)

Time: 10:00 am to Noon & 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm (2 sessions) Seminar Fee: $20 per session ($40 for 2 sessions) Sushi Lunch: $10 for Vancouver dojo members & Free for attendees from outside dojos.

No senseis from Japan, so more relaxed atmosphere.

Peter Gunstone sensei & myself will be instructors.

Let's get together & have a good time.

Have a Merry X'mas & Happy New Year !

And Hope see you at the practice & seminar.

Hiro Inoue (Kokusai Renmei Vancouver Iaidojo) http://vancouveriaido.com/seminar.htm