AUSKF Women's Keiko on May 19th

Date: May 19th Thursday (2 days before the Women's seminar)

Location: Butokuden Dojo (1581 Browning, Irvine, CA, 92606)

Instructors: Chikano Shinzato Kyoshi 7 Dan (3rd place at the World Kendo Championships , 2nd place at the All Japan Women's Kendo championship)

Rie Hosokwa Renshi 7 Dan (Former Nippon Sports Science University Kendo Women"s team coach)

Who: Junior (Boys & Girls Elementary & Junior High) kenshi will be from 5-6PM (Lecture Only)

Womens & Girls high school age & above will be from 6-7PM (Ji-Keiko only)


The boys/mens will be able to participate but will not be able to do keiko with Shinzato sensei and hosokawa sensei until all women kenshi have fought against them, which we may or may not have the time to do. Regardless, all boys/mens kenshi are welcome to participate in this practice.

AUSKF Women's Seminar on May 21st

AUSKF would like to inform you that the 2022 Women's seminar will be held in the Los Angeles area.

Date: May 21st Saturday (The day before the SCKO Memorial Team Tournament)

Location: Miraleste Intermediate School Gym (29323 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-647)

Instructors: Chikano Shinzato Kyoshi 7 Dan (3rd place at the World Kendo Championships , 2nd place at the All Japan Women's Kendo championship)

Rie Hosokwa Renshi 7 Dan (Former Nippon Sports Science University Kendo Women"s team coach)

Women's seminar registration here

https://www.auskf.org/department/education/2022-womens-seminar


SCKO will also invite our guests to the Memorial Team Tournament on May 22nd Sunday at West High School, Torrance.

They will be our Kendo kata demonstrators and Shinpan, so please register for the tournament to see them in action!

Many kenshi from SCKF, WKF, CCKF, NCKF, and SCKO will participate in the tournament.

Southern California Kendo Organization (SCKO)

Welcome to Southern California Kendo Organization (SCKO) Official Website!

We are one of the largest non-profit Kendo Organization in the USA, with 12 Dojos (Clubs) across California. Our members range from 5 to 86 years of age (as of 2017).

SCKO instructors are highly qualified instructors, many of them competing at national and internationally level.

We understand everyone has different goals in Kendo. Here are some example of of what our members are seeking in their daily Kendo training:

Learn Kendo in depth

Compete at a national or an international level

Keep themselves healthy and fit

Want their children to learn respect to others and self confidence

Make new friends

Learn about Japanese culture

And much more.

Come and try Kendo at one of our Southern California Kendo Organization Dojos.