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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

August 10 - 13, 2023.


The AUSKF Iaido camp(Seminar,Taikai and Shinsa) will be held at:


Louetta Automotive Sports Complex

17120 House Hahl Road

17120 House Hahl Road Cypress, Texas, 77433


Two Iaido instructor's names will be decided after the two sensei are dispatched from the All Japan Kendo Federation.


The Hotel for the Sensei:

Marriott Courtyard

23930 Northwest Freeway,

Cypress, Texas 77429



Course Details: Dates Thursday, August 10 - Friday, August 11, 2023

This course is designed for kyu level to 7-dan.


U.S. Iaido Championships: Saturday, August 12

Tournament format will be held for each rank level up to 6dan.

The Canadian members will have a demonstration tournament.


Examination: Sunday morning, August 13.

Examinations will be held from 1 kyu to 6 dan.

The 4-dan, 5-dan and 6-dan examinations will be conducted jointly with the Canadian Kendo Federation.

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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