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Japanese Sword Arts

Japanese Sword Arts Club

Nukitsuke from Mae,

a horizontal cut.

Japanese Sword Arts Club

Nukitsuke from Mae,

a horizontal cut.

Jodo

Hasso no Kame  with a bokuto (wood sword for partner practice)

Iaido

Jodan no Kamae

iaido

Preparing for noto (sheathing the sword) at the end of Ukenagashi.

This position symbolizes cleaning the blood from the sword.

May seminar 2008

Jodo practise during the May seminar (Victoria day weekend). This event is hosted by our club every year here at the University, with high ranking teachers in both Iaido and Jodo.

May seminar 2008

Iaido Practise during the May seminar (Victoria day weekend). This event is hosted by our club every year here at the University, with ranking teachers in both Iaido and Jodo.

Sensei Kim Taylor

Big lovable teddy bear. That can kick your butt.

 

Description

The Japanese Sword Arts club practices the arts of iaido, jodo and niten ichi ryu.

Registration can be done online through uoguelph.ca/connect or at the registration desk in the athletics centre.

Previously the iaido club, we've been in operation for more than 30 years.

President(s)

  • Rachel Brown, Pamela Morgan 

Coach(es)

  • Kim Taylor sensei, 7 dan iaido, 6 dan jodo, more than 30 years experience in the arts, also teaches the Tuesday aikido class.

Fee

  • $5 per semester, $7.50 for both fall and winter semesters
  • Equipment is available to borrow in class

*All clubs memberships require a prerequisite base athletics membership.  Currently enrolled, on-campus students already have this prerequisite membership during the Fall and Winter semesters.  For all other community participants and students attending classes in the summer months, a monthly base membership is required for purchase before enrolling into a club*  

Practice Time

  • Practices held in AC 302
  • Sundays 1 - 4pm
  • Tuesdays 9 - 11pm
  • Fridays 7 - 9pm

Contact

Links

Dojo website: https://seidokai.ca

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Sei-Do-Kai-199480600178293/

Associated Events Calendar

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