Please be informed that from the 19th of March onwards, there will be no more Monday evening practice. Instead, from 22nd March 2018, the Penang Kendo Club will switch training days to the following days: Thursdays (7.30pm – 9.30pm at the Island Plaza) Saturdays (3.00pm – 5.00pm at the Penang… Read more
The following is a personal interpretation based on notes taken during the recent seminar. Any errors in interpretation are solely mine 🙂 Elements of Grading: Chakusou – care should be given on how we wear our gi, hakama and bogu. Neatness and proper attention to detail are fundamental Reiho (etiquette… Read more
On the 10th of March 2018, Kaida Akira Sensei, 8th Hanshi, visited Penang with a delegation of kenshi from his native Kagoshima Prefecture. This was sensei’s 3rd visit to Penang. This year, a seminar was held at the Uplands School’s sports hall and was participated by kenshi from all over… Read more
It was another eventful day for the Penang Kendo Club as we held our quarterly PKC Cup club tournament at the Penang Japanese School. There were 3 categories this time around: the children’s grouping, won by Ajishi Haruka, the shodan-and-below category, won by Alex Teh, and nidan-and-above won by our… Read more
On the 10th of March 2018 (Saturday), the Penang Kendo Club will host Kaida Akira sensei (Hanshi 8-dan) for a seminar. To register, please click on the URL below and fill in your details in the google form. Closing date for application is the 24th Feb 2018. If you have… Read more
On the 3rd of February, 2018, the Penang Kendo Club held its Annual General Meeting and successfully completed the election of office bearers for the 2018 / 2019 term. The incoming committee is as follows: President: Lau Hean Hooi Vice President: Ooi Wei Nien Secretary: Low Chong Boon Treasurer: Chen… Read more
PKC is extremely grateful to Kaida sensei (8 Dan Hanshi) and Odaguchi sensei (7 Dan Kyoushi) for coming all the way from Kagoshima, Japan to share snippets of his wisdom with all of us. Kaida sensei covered many aspects in Kendo, from basic warm up to Kenda kata, applicable for… Read more
PKC had our annual Shinnenkai (New Year) dinner after keiko today. Here’s wishing everyone a prosperous 2016 and may we all be blessed with great keikos, strong kiai, correct datotsu with proper posture and footwork to always achieve kikentai-ichi !! Lets enjoy Kendo !!!
PKC successfully held our inaugural quarterly internal shiai, PKC Cup. The tournament is the brainchild of 5 senseis, Kawaguchi sensei,Kobayashi sensei,Imai sensei,Obata sensei and Morimitsu sensei. Their goal is to encourage more active participants amongst PKC members. Congratulations to the winners : 1)Non bogu : Dyllon Tan (1st), Zeson Law… Read more
PKC was very fortunate to have Benjamin Au sensei for keiko over the past few days. Thank you for the enjoyable practice and your sharing and advise. We hope to see you again next year !