Monthly Archives: September 2010

Out on the town

Last Friday 20 Hizen members descended on Chalk farm to partake in the celebrated Ice cream establishment called Marine. Not only does it offer the best ice cream in London the food is of the same level. There was no reason apart from just getting together to have a chat and relax, by 10pm everyone [...]

2010 Summer Taikai

Whup-whup-whup….Not the sound of us hitting each other with shinai. But as we were warming up on a hot Saturday morning for the annual Hizen Team’s Taikai (competition), the back door of the dojo was filled with the whup-whup-whup sound of a helicopter landing in the car park. Paramedics then ran into the dojo. Fortunately, [...]

Japan Matsuri 2010

Last year’s Japan Matsuri had such a huge turn out that the event organisers decided to do it again this year. Hizen along with Wakaba were once again invited to give demonstrations of kendo to the visiting public. This year I was pleasantly surprised to find that the martial arts stage had moved to a [...]

London Godou Keiko

On the 17th June the Dojo held an open practise for all central London clubs four out of the eight clubs were present and there were around 45 kendoka enjoying there kendo. Humm sensei opened the practice by welcome the guest to our dojo and explaining that the purpose of the inviting everyone was to [...]


Sorry that the blog has not been kept up to date the last few months, this is due to many things which I shall not bore you all with but I hope to bring it up to date over the next week or two. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via [...]