Tag: butokuden

Kendo Training Visit

After I started working at Tozando, there were many times I was found myself thinking I would like to learn more about Kendo. Not only learning for the sake of the work, but also be able to observe; what does Kendo have that attracts people?  What kind of people do Read More

Kyoto Old Butokuden - Holy Land of Budo

Kendo Kyoto Taikai held at Old Butokuden

There are many kendo competitions like the All Japan Championships. One such competition is the “Kyoto Taikai”. This is known as a famous competition nationwide, and the official name is not “Kyoto Taikai”, but the “All Japan Kendo Enbu Taikai”. The purpose of the All Japan Kendo Enbu Taikai is Read More

2016/11/08 – Win a trip to Japan Winner Announcement!

It’s Autumn in Kyoto and the maple leaves have started to turn red, dyeing the mountains and temples in a crimson red colors. Although the real maple season will probably start from this weekend, many places around Kyoto have already started being flooded with people who wants to have a early Read More