About Our Club

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About the Club & Instructors

The Hayakawa Kendo Club has three training sessions each week at the Welland Martial Arts Centre in Welland, Ontario. Kendo classes are Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7:40 ~ 9:40. Iaido class is held on Friday evenings from 6:00 ~ 7:15.

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Kendo Equipment

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Kendo Tournaments

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The Purpose of Kendo

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About Our Dojo

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Iaido Instruction

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Recent Blog Posts

You can’t buy Kendo

When you go to a car dealership and buy a car, you'll drive away with something shiny. When you go to a restaurant and order food, you'll have a full stomach. When you go to … >> More

With Respect, I Disagree

Seen plentiful times on Facebook, courtesy of Daveswordsofwisdom dot com: "I'm not hot or gorgeous. I don't have an amazing figure or a flat stomach. I'm far from being … >> More

Love in the Dojo

As many of you have heard, either directly or indirectly, I've had a "rough" year. Lots of stuff's gone on in my personal life that needed to be addressed and that was the primary … >> More

January 2, 2014 Class Cancellation

Tonight's class is cancelled due to weather and other circumstances. Our first class of 2014 will be on Tuesday, January 7th from 7:40 ~ 9:40 p.m. I hope to see you there! … >> More

Confirming holiday class schedule

As a follow-up to the previous holiday schedule post . . . We will have practice this Saturday (December 28) from 2~4 p.m. in Welland, then go out for sushi afterward. We … >> More

Welcome to the real world . . .

I believe there is nothing like Kendo or other full-contact martial arts to bring home the reality that life isn't fair. I say this because at some point in your martial arts … >> More