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Fall Schedule
September 28th - December 9th

Kendo
7:00 - 9:00 PM
Wednesday and Friday

Iaido
9:00 - 9:30 PM
Wednesday only

Locations
Wednesday: IMA Gym B
Friday: IMA Studio 216
The IMA is located here!

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UWKC 2018

Kendo prom 2019

We would like to invite all of you to the 2019 Kendo Prom! This year, the theme is going to be “Masquerade”, so come nicely dressed, bring your best masks, and be ready to have fun!

Time:
Sunday, February 10th, from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Location:
the Waterfront Activities Center Great Room:
3710 Montlake Blvd, Seattle, Washington 98195

Tickets:
$20 per person and $35 per couple.
Students (high school or college): $10 per person and $15 per couple.
You can buy tickets at the prom using credit cards or cash.

Raffle prizes:
— Blue Nile Jewelry ($300)
— UW Bookstore $50 Gift Card ($50)
— Crowd Cow ($200)
— UW Huskies swag Gift Basket (~$275)
— Kippon T-shirt ($30 each)
— Star Wars chopsticks (~$20)
— Google Home Mini ($50)
— X-box 360 games (~ $25 each)
— X-box One games (~ $25 each)
— Personal Chauffeur from your parked car to the IMA at UW taikai ( Can be used once but expired in 3 year) ($ 1000000)
— Eat like a king/queen with your own personal meal of your choice and fancy utensils at UW taikai (Please keep the price and location reasonable, within UW parameters) ( Can be used once but expired in 3 year)
— Design the poster of UW taikai banner (We will print a taikai banner based on the picture you give us) ($ Infinity)
— Maruyama BIO shinai ($100)
— Gundam Epyon Mobile Suite ($40)
— Old School Frozen Custard ($50)
— More…
Raffle tickets are only $1 each, you really do not want to miss out on opportunity!

All of the proceeds will go towards the UWKC team going to Boston for the Harvard Intercollegiate taikai so we would very much appreciate your support in this cause!

Along with the raffle, there will be free food, drinks, music, board games, a Nintendo Switch!
We will have a Super Smash Bros competition starts at 8 pm. There will be prizes for first place and second place holder! Please participate if you want to beat up your friends outside kendo!

 

Posted by: senpai on Friday, February 1st, 2019

Winter 2019

Hello UWKC and prospective members!  First day of practice is Wednesday,  Januray 9th from 7:00 – 9:00pm in IMA Gym B! We also have Friday practice 7:00 – 9:00pm in IMA Studio 216 and 316

Newcomers:

  • Welcome! Thank you for taking interest in the Kendo Club at the UW! Feel free to join practice or simply observe anytime within the first 2 weeks of the quarter! FREE! Please have the courtesy to arrive at least 15 minutes before practice starts (6:45!) so we can sign you in and get a practice sword.
  • Fees are $15/quarter, $25 for a bokken (practice sword), and $10 for a sword bag. This is $50 total and can be paid by cash, card, or check made out to UWKC. You will only pay this $50 once as a beginner; for the following quarters, you will only pay $15 in quarterly dues!
  • If you have previous experience in kendo or already have bokken. Bring $15 for dues and be ready to speak with our head Sensei about joining our regular practice.
  • Questions? Please check the extensive FAQ that we took the time to create! If you still don’t find an answer to your question, go find Sue at practice or contact our official e-mail address, uwashington.kendo@gmail.com!

Returning Members:

  • Welcome back! Be sure to bring $15 for quarterly dues.
Posted by: senpai on Thursday, January 17th, 2019

Autumn 2018

Hello UWKC and prospective members!  First day of practice is Wednesday, September 26th from 7:00 – 9:00pm in IMA Gym B! We also have Friday practice 7:00 – 9:00pm in IMA Studio 216 and 316

Newcomers:

  • Welcome! Thank you for taking interest in the Kendo Club at the UW! Feel free to join practice or simply observe anytime within the first 2 weeks of the quarter! FREE! Please have the courtesy to arrive at least 15 minutes before practice starts (6:45!) so we can sign you in and get a practice sword.
  • Fees are $15/quarter, $25 for a bokken (practice sword), and $10 for a sword bag. This is $50 total and can be paid by cash, card, or check made out to UWKC. You will only pay this $50 once as a beginner; for the following quarters, you will only pay $15 in quarterly dues!
  • If you have previous experience in kendo or already have bokken. Bring $15 for dues and be ready to speak with our head Sensei about joining our regular practice.
  • Questions? Please check the extensive FAQ that we took the time to create! If you still don’t find an answer to your question, go find Sue at practice or contact our official e-mail address, uwashington.kendo@gmail.com!

Returning Members:

  • Welcome back! Be sure to bring $15 for quarterly dues.
Posted by: senpai on Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

Summer 2018

Hi UWKC!  First day of summer practice is Wednesday, June 20th from 7:00 – 9:00pm! We also have Friday practice June 22nd 7:00 – 9:00pm! Unlike regular school year, we will have both Wednesday and Friday practice in IMA Studio 216 and 316.  We will NOT have practice on June 27th, June 29th, July 4th, July 6th because Olympic team training. Our pracitce will continue on July 11th .

Newcomers:

  • Welcome! Thank you for taking interest in the Kendo Club at the UW! Feel free to join practice or simply observe anytime within the first 2 weeks of the quarter! FREE! Please have the courtesy to arrive at least 15 minutes before practice starts (6:45!) so we can sign you in and get a practice sword.
  • Fees are $15/quarter, $25 for a bokken (practice sword), and $10 for a sword bag. This is $50 total and can be paid by cash, card, or check made out to UWKC. You will only pay this $50 once as a beginner; for the following quarters, you will only pay $15 in quarterly dues!
  • If you have previous experience in kendo or already have bokken. Bring $15 for dues and be ready to speak with our head Sensei about joining our regular practice.
  • Questions? Please check the extensive FAQ that we took the time to create! If you still don’t find an answer to your question, go find Sue at practice or contact our official e-mail address, uwashington.kendo@gmail.com!

Returning Members:

  • Welcome back! Be sure to bring $15 for quarterly dues.
Posted by: senpai on Sunday, June 3rd, 2018

Spring 2018

What’s up UWKC!  First day of practice is Wednesday, March 28th from 7:00 – 9:00pm in IMA Gym B! We also have Friday practice March 30th 7:00 – 9:00pm in IMA Studio 216 and 316! Also UW taikai is coming up on April 14th Saturday. Everyone please sign up either to compete or help out as a volunteer!

Newcomers:

  • Welcome! Thank you for taking interest in the Kendo Club at the UW! Feel free to join practice or simply observe anytime within the first 2 weeks of the quarter! FREE! Please have the courtesy to arrive at least 15 minutes before practice starts (6:45!) so we can sign you in and get a practice sword.
  • Fees are $15/quarter, $25 for a bokken (practice sword), and $10 for a sword bag. This is $50 total and can be paid by cash, card, or check made out to UWKC. You will only pay this $50 once as a beginner; for the following quarters, you will only pay $15 in quarterly dues!
  • If you have previous experience in kendo or already have bokken. Bring $15 for dues and be ready to speak with our head Sensei about joining our regular practice.
  • Questions? Please check the extensive FAQ that we took the time to create! If you still don’t find an answer to your question, go find Sue at practice or contact our official e-mail address, uwashington.kendo@gmail.com!

Returning Members:

  • Welcome back! Be sure to bring $15 for quarterly dues.
Posted by: senpai on Sunday, March 18th, 2018