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IAIDO: News & Events

Iaido: The Art of the Japanese Sword

March 8-10, 2024

The 2024 East Coast Iaido Seminar will be held March 8-10, 2024.


  • Friday March 8 will be Kodansha only--5 dan and above--at Ken-Zen Institute, 54 Thomas Street, NYC 10013

  • Saturday and Sunday March 9-10 will be seminars for all ranks, and Shinsa (Testing) for up to 4 dan.

  • Taikai (Competition) for all ranks up to 5 dan. Date TBD.


Seminar location is: Weehawken High School

53 Liberty Place, Weehawken, NJ  07086

We encourage students to make their hotel reservations for the weekend of March 8-9-10, 2024 for East Coast Iaido seminar and shinsa early, as rooms book quickly.

Students wishing to attend the seminars/testing, will need to register in advance by FEB.24, 2024!

Please refer to the link below.  Questions? Please speak with your Iaido Instructors, or email the office. Thank you!

Iaido: The Art of the Japanese Sword

May 30 - June 2, 2024


The AUSKF Iaido National Seminar, Taikai and Shinsa will be held at:


George S. Eccles Student Life Center at University of Utah Campus - High Courts

Sale Lake City, UT


  • Shozo Kato, Iaido Kyoshi 7 Dan, Kendo Kyoshi 8 Dan

  • Tatsuhiko Konnon: Iaido Kyoshi 7 Dan, Kendo Kyoshi 7 Dan

  • Stephen Cruise: Iaido Kyoshi 7 Dan

  • Pam Parker: Iaido Kyoshi 7 Dan


The Iaido seminar will run Thursday and Friday, Saturday is a Taikai, Sunday morning is the Shinsa.

Members Area - For Iaido Students at the Golden Crane

Follow Link to Register (or Renew) Iaido Membership Dues with the AEUSKF

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