Posts made in May, 2014

Women in Kendo Taster Event

Posted by on May 27, 2014 in Events, imac, Kendo, wima, women | Comments Off

Kendo na hÉireann is holding a Women in Martial Arts Taster Event on Saturday 7th June. The event is free for all women and girls who want to try out kendo or iaido. On the day our instructors will introduce you to traditional Japanese sword arts as they are practiced today. You will have a chance to learn about the martial arts of the samurai! In Kendo men and women of all ages practice together. Timing, precision and technique are more important than simple strength or force. Iaido is the traditional art of drawing the sword, it involves controlled smooth movements which must be done with...

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Irish National Championships and Japanese Ambassador’s Cup 2014

Posted by on May 25, 2014 in Events, Kendo | Comments Off

The Irish National Championships and Japanese Ambassador’s Cup 2014 takes place on Saturday 31st May in the Marino Institute of Education starting at 11am. Members of the public are welcome to come along to watch the event. It promises to be a fun day with a chance to see this exciting and traditional Japanese martial art. We are happy to have the support of the Japanese Embassy, Experience Japan and the UCD-DCU Taiko drum team.

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