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Demonstrations [clear filter]
Saturday, August 2
 

1:00pm

Shohei Juku Aikido Canada

Shohei Juku Aikido Canada was established to promote the art of Aikido as practiced by Morito Suganuma Sensei (Aikikai 8th dan). Aikido is a holistic practice, combining physical techniques with mental discipline. Using powerful circular movements, Aikido techniques embody the principle of non-resistance wherein the defender moves in complete harmony with the attacker, bringing the conflict to a peaceful conclusion for both. More info ›



Saturday August 2, 2014 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Vancouver Japanese Language School 487 Alexander Street, Vancouver

1:45pm

UBC Classical Ju-Jutsu

The UBC Classical Ju-Jutsu Club is an organization dedicated to the practice, preservation, and promotion of the classical combative systems of feudal Japan. Emphasizing authenticity and tradition, they are associated with the Chofukan Dojo in Kyoto, Japan and will demonstrate representative techniques from a Muromachi-era martial system called Takeuchi-ryu. More info ›



Saturday August 2, 2014 1:45pm - 2:15pm
Vancouver Japanese Language School 487 Alexander Street, Vancouver

2:30pm

Vancouver Eishin-Ryu Iaido Club

The Vancouver Eishin Ryu Iaido Club practices the classical form of iaido known as Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu. This martial art dates back over 450 years and is unbroken in its transmission through the ages. They will demonstrate traditional sword forms of Eishin-Ryu Iaido. More info ›



Saturday August 2, 2014 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Vancouver Japanese Language School 487 Alexander Street, Vancouver

3:15pm

All Japan Shitoryu Seikokai Karate-do Canada

Shihan Akira Sato arrived in 1970 and has been teaching karate-do in Canada for 44 years. Their philosophy is to train the mind, body and spirit of the individual. Their current initiative is to work with the Japanese community to confront bullying concerns. More info ›



Saturday August 2, 2014 3:15pm - 3:45pm
Vancouver Japanese Language School 487 Alexander Street, Vancouver

5:15pm

Kyudo Association of Canada—Vancouver

In the Main Hall

KAC Vancouver studies the art of Japanese Archery known as Kyudo. Kyudo is not limited to the act of shooting, but also encompasses all movements, postures and mental state while in the dojo. More info ›



Saturday August 2, 2014 5:15pm - 5:45pm
Vancouver Japanese Language School 487 Alexander Street, Vancouver
 
Sunday, August 3
 

12:45pm

Tamiya-Ryu Iaijutsu Canada

The Tamiya-Ryu style of Iaido is practiced around the world. Characteristic of the Tamiya Style is that techniques are done with large movements and great precision, to embody and express nobility and beauty. More info ›



Sunday August 3, 2014 12:45pm - 1:15pm
Vancouver Japanese Language School 487 Alexander Street, Vancouver

1:30pm

Shorinji Kempo

Shorinji Kempo are practitioners of Shorinij Kempo, a martial art that has benefits of self defence, physical health, and spiritual development. Their common goal is to improve society by improving the lives of its members. More info ›



Sunday August 3, 2014 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Vancouver Japanese Language School 487 Alexander Street, Vancouver

2:15pm

Yoshinkan Aikido (Sokushinkan Dojo)
Aikido is a modern Japanese martial art based upon the principle of harmony through connection, balance, and timing. It is an extremely powerful form of self-defence that is also gentle and non-aggressive, carefully controlling an attacker using the attacker’s own energy. Strength is not emphasized because the use of physical strength is unnecessary. Yoshinkan Aikido is the Aikido of Gozo Shioda; Morihei Ueshiba's most outstanding student, and preserves the hard style, pre-war teachings of Osensei. More info ›


Sunday August 3, 2014 2:15pm - 2:45pm
Vancouver Japanese Language School 487 Alexander Street, Vancouver

3:00pm

Katori Shinto Ryu Kenjutsu

Katori Shinto Ryu Kenjutsu is a classical martial art focusing on sword fighting techniques. They train to fight with the traditional samurai weapons including the long and short sword, fighting staff, spear, and naginata (halberd). Modern kendo and iaido were born from the older schools of kenjutsu but their techniques are practiced in their unmodified forms and the focus is on the complete warrior who can utilize all weapons in practical combat at full speed. More info ›



Sunday August 3, 2014 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Vancouver Japanese Language School 487 Alexander Street, Vancouver