Category Archives: kendo

Chiayi Ming-Hsiung High School Kendo 嘉義民雄國中劍道

Dojo Name: Chiayi Ming-Hsiung High School Kendo Department 嘉義民雄國中劍道部 Arts Practiced: Kendo Location: Ming-Hsiung, Chiayi County, Taiwan (台湾嘉義縣民雄鄉) Dojo Leader: Dr. Hung Chin-Yen 洪 欽炎, 6-dan Construction Type: concrete; steel roof (likely) Summary: A simple stand alone dojo that is … Continue reading

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Tokyo Geidai Kendo 東京芸大剣道

Dojo Name: Tokyo Geijutsu Daigaku Kuromon 東京芸術大学 黒門 Arts Practiced: Kendo Location: Tokyo University of the Arts, Ueno/Uguisudani, Tokyo, Japan Dojo Leader: Takahashi Toru 高橋 亨, kyoshi 7-dan Construction Type: insitu-concrete frame; steel roof frame Summary: A large semi-purpose built … Continue reading

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Muku Flooring 無垢フローリング

After seeing the post on Yushinkan, George McCall of kenshi247.net sent me a link to Muku Flooring’s blog. The blog features several dojo flooring projects and is full of mouth watering photos. There is also some technical explanations about wood … Continue reading

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Kendo-Kyoju Yushinkan 剣道教授 宥辰館

Dojo Name: Kendo-Kyoju Yushinkan 剣道教授 宥辰館 Arts Practiced: Kendo Location: Kami-Ikebukuro, Tokyo, Japan Dojo Leader: Takahashi Yoko 高橋 洋子 Architect/Builder: Koyama 小山一級建築士事務所/株式会社小山エ務所 Summary: A family run dojo with a traditional interior including a traditionally constructed sprung floor.

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