Club News

Summer 2018 Iaido & Jodo Grading and Seminar

Here are some photos from last month's Iaido and Jodo seminar and CKF grading in Calgary. It was an incredible experience to work with our visiting sensei:

Iaido: Tomoko Amgwerd-Suzuki (Iaido 6 Dan, Renshi Kendo 6 Dan), Bruce Campbell (Iaido 5 Dan, Kendo 6 Dan), Ed Chart (Iaido 6 Dan, Jodo 6 Dan), Doug Martin (Iaido 5 Dan, Jodo 5 Dan)

Jodo: Eric Tribe (Renshi Iaido 6 Dan, Jodo 6 Dan), Ed Chart (Iaido 6 Dan, Jodo 6 Dan), Thomas Groendal (Jodo 5 Dan), Doug Martin (Iaido 5 Dan, Jodo 5 Dan)

Quick Info

Regular Practice

We host practice sessions at St. Matthew's United Church, twice a week, year-round.

Wednesdays: 6:00 - 9:00 PM (North Sanctuary)

Sundays*: 6:00 - 9:00 PM (Fitzgerald Hall)

5:30 - 6:00 PM: Dojo Preparation
6:00 - 8:00 PM: Iaido
8:00 - 9:00 PM: Jodo, Hyoho Niten Ichi Ryu, or Kage Ryu (see Calendar for rotation schedule).

The last half hour is optional.

*Training will be moved to 3:00 - 6:00 PM on the last Sunday of the month (on most occasions). There are some exceptions, so check our Calendar for updates.


Club Fees

To cover our rental space, we ask that our members provide a small fee for training.

Drop-in:  FREE

Quarterly payments: $150/quarter

Lump-Sum Annual payment: $550

Contact Us

Contact us if you want to know more about what we do, or if you are interested in trying out Iaido, Hyoho Niten Ichi Ryu, Jodo, and/or Kage Ryu.



Board Members

President: Rhona-Mae Arca
Vice President: Alexander Cook
Treasurer: James Jerrard
Secretary: Elena Kay
Director: Kevin Yee


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Alexander Cook

Alex has been the head instructor of the Ka Muso Kai Calgary since 2013.