ABOUT THE SCHOOL
The intent of the school is to provide a forum for the dissemination of accurate information regarding the traditional sword and related arts of Japan. We attempt to do this through lectures and hands-on classes featuring various sword and related arts.
The school is open to the public and no previous experience in any of the arts is required. Students should understand that they will not acquire any deep knowledge in the various arts that are offered since the courses are quite short. Instructors will, however, be concentrating on one or two points of importance regarding the art or a feature of their school. Students can expect to be exposed to accurate instruction in the art, and receive some useful experience in the classical weapons of Japan.
All classes will be
held in the Athletics Building, University of Guelph,
Guelph Ontario, Canada. Guelph is about 45 minutes west of Toronto.
TENTATIVE TIMETABLE FOR THE SCHOOL
Ho Niten Ichi-ryu
The kenjutsu style of Miyamoto Musashi.
Uchi no Kurai
The kenjutsu of Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu
|Yagyu Shinkage Ryu Kenjutsu
One of the kenjutsu styles of the Tokugawa Shogunate
|Shinto Ryu Kenjutsu
The Sword school of Shindo Muso Ryu
(Walking stick) of the Shindo Muso-ryu.
The four foot staff, developed by the samurai of Fukuoka Han.
|Katori Shinto Ryu Bojutsu
The long staff art of Katori Shinto Ryu
ABSTRACTS OF POSITION PAPERS (2005)
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COSTS: Two days of instruction, $150 Canadian
registration is $100
Single session fee
is available through
and is about $38 cdn per day for a single residence room. The official
contact is firstname.lastname@example.org
519-824-4120, x53654 (Please
that payment is made directly to the hostel, not through the Sei Do
For those who prefer hotel accommodations: Thrre are several motels nearby and many other hotels are available in Guelph, check out any of the internet hotel search sites.The University has two pools, a whirlpool, and a sauna in the same building as our practice. If you want to go outside you can find shops, bars, libraries, and hiking trails. And that's still on the University grounds! Bring the family, we are within driving distance of Niagara Falls, Toronto, and Wellington County tourist country.
AIR TO TORONTO then by Red Car Ground
Transport to Guelph. http://www.redcarservice.com/
Tell the driver you want to be dropped off at Lampton Hall or the East Residence Hall Porter's Desk if the hostel is in East.
BUS TRAVEL: The Greyhound bus line will drop you downtown, at which time you take a #52 bus to the University and get off in front of Lampton Hall or East Residence (ask the driver) or you can get dropped off by Greyhound at College and Gordon streets and walk up College Ave to Lampton Hall on your left, or past that to East Ring Road, then turn Right to East Residence. It's about 500 yards.
BY AUTOMOBILE: Take the 401 highway to the Brock Road (if coming from Buffalo/Niagara Falls take the QEW north to 403, 403 west to HWY 6 north, it becomes Brock Road). Brock north to College and Gordon, Right on College to Lampton Hall on the left, or past that then Right again on East Ring to East Residence.
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