First Canadian Masters’ Kendo Tournament

The First Canadian Masters’s Kendo Tournament. August 16, 2014. Hosted by the Mississauga Kendo Club University of Toronto, Mississauga Onatrio Canada

Collector’s event program

The First Canadian Masters’ Kendo Tournament was a GREAT SUCCESS!! Congratulations to the Mississauga Kendo Club (MKC). The MKC has played a major role in Canadian Kendo history. Here are some photos of the event.

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Interpreter S. Kamata along side Tahara sensei.

Interpreter S. Kamata along side Tahara sensei.

MC, G. Audette makes introductions

MC, G. Audette makes introductions.

Speech by Canadian kendo Federation president C. D'Orangeville

Speech by Canadian kendo Federation president C. D’Orangeville

S. Kimura and h. Tahara demonstrating Nihon Kendo Kata

S. Kimura and h. Tahara demonstrating Nihon Kendo Kata

N. Kataoka prepares for battle.

N. Kataoka prepares for battle.

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8th dans. H. Tahara and M. Tsumura

8th dans. H. Tahara and M. Tsumura

S. Cruise performing Iaido demo.

S. Cruise performing Iaido demo.

Goyo Ohmi demonstrating iaido

Goyo Ohmi demonstrating iaido

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Winner. Osamu Fukaya Rokudan Detroit Kendo Club

Winner. Osamu Fukaya Rokudan
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Each competitor received a wooden serving tray gift.

Each competitor received a wooden serving tray gift.

Godo keiko. A. Dreasner and R. Asa

Godo keiko. A. Dreasner and R. Asa

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Cammie Wu gets it in the throat by M. Tsumura

Cammie Wu gets it in the throat by M. Tsumura

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Dion scores a men.

Dion scores a men.

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No words needed.

No words needed.

H.J. Choi and Tahara sensei

H.J. Choi and Tahara sensei

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Tahara sensei

Tahara sensei

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B. Asa and father R. Asa

B. Asa and father R. Asa

S. Kamata and O. Fukaya

S. Kamata and O. Fukaya

M. Tsumura executing a nuki doh.

M. Tsumura executing a nuki doh.

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KATA SEMINAR SUNDAY AUGUST 17, 2014 Kata_LongshotKata_LongShot1 Kata_Kamata_Interpreter Kata_Kamatas_Tahara Kata_Kamata_TaharaDemo Kata_Tahara Kata_Tahara11 Kata_HoldBokkan1 Kata_TaharaStance2 Kata_Kamata_DOrangeville Kata_AudetteKata_FaisalKata_Kamata_DOrangeville Kata_Kamata_Tahara1 Kata_Eric Kata_Kimura_Kataoka Kata_Kimura_Leigha Kata_Kimura_Tahara Kata_Kimura_Tahara_Kamata Kata_Sumi_Tahara Kata_Tsumura_Neki Kata_Bowing