Join us for the last day of Matsuri!

  One day down, one to go – the Kenshin Dojo had a great day on Saturday demonstrating our form of Iaido for the people at Matsuri. Today, Sunday the 26th, we will be demonstrating at 2:30 on the Monroe stage. You’ll be able to see traditional kata passed through […]

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Join us at Matsuri

Our Dojo is proud to be demonstrating Araki Ryu Iaido techniques at this years Matsuri in downtown Phoenix. Come and learn about practicing Iaido during this fun, two day events. About Matsuri The Arizona Matsuri is an annual festival which celebrates Japanese culture and heritage, traditional and modern. It started […]

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Upcoming Visit from Soke

Every year our Soke comes from Japan to test and train members of the Phoenix Dojo. This is a great opportunity for students to sharpen their skills and grown in the art. This year Soko will be visiting us from March 24-29. During this time we will have a variety […]

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Himeji Castle in Himeji, Japan

Our home Dojo is located in Kobe, Japan, which is just  40 miles away from our sister city of Himeji. This beautiful town became a Phoenix Sister City in 1976. Pictured here is Himeji Castle (姫路城, Himejijō) which is considered a national treasure. This large and well-preserved castle is actually […]

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Poland Seminar

The Soke, or Head Master, of the Kenshin Dojo gives seminars around the world. This gives him an opportunity to share the ancient are of  Araki Ryu Iaido. It also gives people from locations far and wide the ability to train with a true Japanese swordsman without having to travel. […]

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