KOSEIBUKAN Kendo Club

October 27, 2015

KOSEIBUKAN – Home to the development of fundamental kendo … Contact number: +356 9921 6879    on whatsapp & viber email: koseibukanmalta@gmail.com Koseibukan translates into “Home for development of fundamental kendo” and was founded in 2006. The kanji for the MON is the hand work of the highly esteemed international instructor Sumi Sensei Hachi (8th) Dan Hanshi. Our sessions are open to beginners where, from day one they are instructed…

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KODOKAN Malta Kendo Club

Contact: Ivan Grech     m: 7909 6581    e: kodokanmalta@gmail.com Practice times: Tuesday and Thursday 5:30pm to 7pm Address: Higher Secondary School, Naxxar  

October 26, 2015
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The Way of the Sword

October 25, 2015

Kendo literally translated means “the way of the sword.” Kendo is the sword art of the samurai or bushi. Kendo has been a part of Japanese culture for a large part of its history and continues today as a sport in Japan and throughout the world. The story of kendo is the story of the Japanese sword, its technical development and its cultural meaning in a sport that continues to…

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Tsubaki

In the Western world, Japanese Spring is almost exclusively associated with Sakura (cherry blossom) and images of trees covered in pale pink or a breeze filling the air filled with fluttering cherry blossom petals, creating the illusion of snowfall. However, there is another important symbol of Spring in Japan, the Tsubaki (Camellia japonica). Unlike sakura tress which are deciduous and produce multitudes of tiny flowers over 2-3 weeks in early…

April 28, 2012
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Student clubs in Japanese Universities

In Japan all universities and secondary schools have extracurricular clubs (Bukatsudou). Student clubs can be divided into sports clubs (undou-bu) and culture clubs (bunka-bu). Student clubs originated over a hundred years ago and are now an integral part of Japanese secondary and post-secondary student life. All clubs are free of charge, the university provides the venue, the students buy their equipment or raise money if they need something for their…

April 14, 2012
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Sakura season

April 14, 2012

In Japan, March is associated with Cherry Blossom (Sakura) season. Japanese people flock to gardens and parks to have picnics (hanami) under the cherry blossoms with their families, friends and co-workers. Company departments, student clubs and all other imaginable groups organise such gatherings either during work lunch break or at the weekend. These picnics vary from simple sandwiches to the more popular tradition of barbecue with the smell of grilling…

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Web Links

European Kendo Federation International Kendo Federation All Japan Kendo Federation Kunsill Malti Ghall-Isport Kodokan UK

March 29, 2012
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Kendo for Adults

Working within does not necessarily mean going slow, but rather concentrating your focus at the task at hand…such is the case with the art of Kendo, “The Way of the Sword.”

March 28, 2012
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Welcome

Welcome to the official website of the Maltese Kendo Federation, the representative body for kendo in Malta on behalf of the European Kendo Federation. On this site you will find all the necessary information about kendo in Malta, its official & qualified Kendo instructors, clubs, & other relevant material to kendo and its members. Kendo today is practiced by more than ten million people worldwide. There are two sides to…

February 18, 2012
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