In honor of Freddie

We want to take a moment and acknowledge the passing of a friend and fellow martial artist, Frederick Gear. Fred was born and raised in New York, served in the United States Air Force and had a successful twenty year career at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. He […]

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Soke brings Ginkenshibu to Chicago

Our Soke was recently with the Ginkenshibu team which performed at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. We’re proud to report that the performance, which happened the last weekend in July, was sold out and well received. “Gin-ei” refers to the traditional art of reciting classical Chinese and Japanese […]

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Fun times, hard work — Canada trip update

Our Canada trip is nearly over, but we’ve definitely enjoyed the time, including the hard work. One of the best things about being a part of our Dojo is the opportunity to train with skilled Iaido practitioners from our sister Dojos around the world. Not only are we able to […]

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Kenshin Dojo studies Iaido abroad

Iaido, as a traditional Japanese martial art, is all about the journey. As a part of our never-ending quest for discovery and learning, we look for opportunities to join other serious practitioners and trade knowledge. Right now a group form our Phoenix Dojo have traveled to the Tai Hei Dojo […]

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Lessons in Iaido – Soke’s trip summary

From correcting bad habits to introducing new concepts, our Soke brings a wealth of knowledge straight from Japan to Phoenix with each and every visit. While Soke maybe gone, I know that all of our members learned a lot during his stay. Now that he has returned home, we all […]

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