What is Kendo?
What is Iaido?
Shozo Kato Sensei, Head Instructor
8th Dan Kyoshi Kendo, 7th Dan Kyoshi Iaido


  • Difference between the Katana and Tachi
    Read sensei's essay

  • Kato-Sensei's visit to Italy
    Read an account of Sensei's recent trip

  • Shidogakuin Taikai 2015
    Rutger's University, New Brunswick NJ
    March 7th-8th, 2015
    Registration Forms and Information

  • Shidogakuin Summer Camp 2014
    Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr PA
    August 5th-10th, 2014
    Registration Forms and Information

  • Shidogakuin 30th anniversary Taikai
    Northern Virginia Community College, Ernst Cultural Center in Annandale, Virginia.
    August 30th-31st, 2014
    Registration Forms: Deadline 8/8/2014

    Program Sponsorship Information: Deadline 7/25/2014

  • Shidogakuin participates in the 2012 AEUSKF Kendo Tournament
    John Jay College, Manhattan, NY
    August 19, 2012
    Tournament Report!

  • Shidogakuin Summer Kendo Camp *UPDATED*
    Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA
    August 7 - August 12, 2012
    Camp Report!

  • 2012 AUSKF Iaido Summer Camp - *UPDATED*
    Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA
    June 20 - June 24, 2012
    Camp Info - Camp Report - Event Photos - Taikai Photos

  • Fujiwara Sensei's Visit to our Greenwich Dojo
    March, 2012

  • Shidogakuin participates in the Stamford Sakura Matsuri
    May 5th, 2012

  • 2012 AUSKF Iaido Summer Camp
    Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA
    June 20 - June 24, 2012
    Camp Info

  • 2012 AUSKF Kendo Summer Camp
    University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Navada
    July 20 - July 22, 2012

  • 2012 AUSKF Open Junior National Championships
    Kent Meridian High School, Kent (Seattle), WA
    August 4, 2012

  • CWRU Student Cup Kendo Tournament
    CWRU, Cleveland, OH
    September 30, 2012

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