Well it’s January, which is usually a time for reflection and for looking to the future. In our case it seems odd to do a retrospective of the year, given that the club hasn’t yet seen its first birthday, but the holidays are still a convenient time to look ahead and plan for the yearContinue reading “Happy New Year!”
We’re at the stage now in the club where some of our members are doing jigeiko, and starting to get used to it. And we also have several people still working their way towards bogu (soon, I promise!) who often act as spectators during the jigeiko, so they can see what they have to lookContinue reading “Jigeiko or Shiai?”
A beginners’ course has just ended, which means we’re now moving into a new phase in training. Those of us who started in this intake in July will be moving into a new phase of training – rather than just trying to get things right, we’re now trying to do it well. This will meanContinue reading “Feedback”
I have decided to use this section of the website as a news/blog page. Club related news will of course still be posted here, but I also want to have somewhere to type up thoughts on our kendo. Too often in training we don’t have time to talk in depth on anything, and a topicContinue reading “Transitions”
The club is undergoing some exciting times right now! We’re halfway through our second ever beginners’ intake, and our first intake are just about starting to get into armour. It won’t be too long before the first group are getting stuck into some jigeiko, and that’s when things will really get fun. Next stop, GB champions!