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Important Date (2019)   - Check the Calendar page for more schedule



Sep. 1                            Sunday

All California Tournament @ California State University, Fresno,  CA


Sep. 1Sunday

Godo keiko @ Nichiren Buddhist Temple (map)       1:00 Kata, 1:45 Kendo


Oct. 6Sunday

Godo keiko @ Nichiren Buddhist Temple (map)       1:00 Kata, 1:45 Kendo


Oct. 20                            Sunday

NCKF Championships,  CA (TBD)

Nov. 3                            Sunday

NCKF Shimpan Seminar,  CA (TBD) 9 am - 12 pm
3 dan and above required to attend

Nov. 3                            Sunday

NCKF Promotion Test (TBD)
12 pm - 4 pm



San Mateo member obtained third place in Salinas Tournament
  

  


Our members did quite good job at the Salinas tournament on Aug. 10. Especially Catherine had third place in Women’s team division. Let’s congratulate her on her great  performance!



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Trophy, trophy and trophy!
  


San Mateo kenshi won many trophies at the Sacramento tournament on June 23 at the Buddhist Church of Florin, Sacramento, CA. Many kenshi won a trophy for the first time. 

Let's congratulate them on their great efforts! 







         Result:
Ryushin: 2nd place, 10 and under div. 
Rioka: 3rd place, women’s kyu div. 
Austin: 3rd place, 14-17 years div. 
Jonathan: 3rd place, adult kyu div. 
Shiomi sensei: 3rd place, 4dan up div. 

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San Mateo fighting spirits in San Jose Tournament
  

  

Many San Mateo kenshi participated in San Jose tournament on April 28 at Leigh High School, San Jose, CA.

Go San Mateo dojo!







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Great news from Jr. Nationals
  

     

Great news from Atlanta. 

Carolyne and Catherine did great performances at All US Jr. Championships in April 7. 

Both finished top 8 in the individual division, and Catherine placed third in the team division for the 14 - 18 years old girls bracket. 

Look at their happy faces in the photo. Congratulations, Carolyne and Catherine!!





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Season 2019 has started with North/South Tournament
  

     
Season 2019 has started with N/S tournament in March 17 at San Jose. Carolyne and the NCKF women's team won against SCKF! Carolyne led the team to win as Sempo. Congratulations! 
      








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 Great News in New Year



Carolyne was admitted by Stanford University.  Congratulations!!!




2019 New Year oshiruko social

  

  
   
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Japanese new year treats were served at the King Center practice in Jan. 8.
Japanese new year treats, oshiruko (sweet red bean soup with rice cake) and ozoni (savory soup with rice cake), were served after the practice. It is the tradition of Japanese martial arts known as Budo Hajime (first practice of the year). It is the ceremony to pray the members' health and improving their skill. Friends and families of San Mateo dojo were invited. 


News in 2018 was moved to the Gallery page

  









 New Dojo Logos

One of our dojo member recovered San Mateo Kendo Dojo logo from the one originally created in 1981.







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New San Mateo Kendo Dojo Logos

posted Nov 7, 2010, 12:23 AM by Sachiko Konopka   [ updated Nov 8, 2010, 10:34 PM ]

 
















One of our dojo member recovered San Mateo Kendo Dojo logo from the one originally created in 1981.
          

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