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July 14, 2018

(That is a lot of sen...) (-_-)"

This article attempts to explain the concept of “Sen sen no sen, Sen no sen, Go no sen”. Before delving into explanation proper, a few other elaborations are needed. “Sen” (先) roughly translates to “before”. “Go” (後) roughly translates t...

June 25, 2018

As one progresses along Iaido, one invariably goes through the four cyclic phases of Concept understanding, Familiarization, Self-internalization and New exploration. This applies regardless of the waza learnt. 

In addition, Iai in basic terms may be visualized as the N...

November 11, 2017

Breather for another short article. Please enjoy.

An analogy regarding the depth of Iai is that it is very much like the depth of colour Aizome (indigo); layers upon layers make up their vibrant richness. 

In Iai, the beginner start by learning basics (kih...

October 20, 2017

After a hiatus, the last set of photos is up! Thank you Rachel, Serene, Warren and Mr. Law for the photos.

October 10, 2017

Recently, we had the pleasure of welcoming Matsumoto Sensei, who dropped by for a weekend keiko (practice session) with us in early Oct. It was a pleasure training with with him. All members received specific details to work on regarding their kihon (basics). Following...

Hi everyone!

We are pleased to announce that Andrej sensei (7 dan) from Nishi Kaigan Iaido Dojo, San Francisco will be joining us for keiko from 30 June - 3 July.


Keiko sessions will be held at our main dojo, Genyōkan:

30/6 Friday. 1900hrs - 2100hrs
1/7.  Saturday 14...

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