7/13/16 announcement from Mike Yu
Dear Sensei and Representative,
This year's annual Nisei Week
Grand Parade on Aug. 14 at Little Tokyo will feature Charlie Tanaka sensei in
honor of his contributions to Kendo community in California.
In celebrating and support this distinguish recognition, I am requesting each
dojo to provide at least two kenshi to participate in the parade march
alongside of Tanaka sensei. In addition to march, the group will perform
basic kendo demonstration (kiri-kaeshi, uchikomi-geiko...etc. and yes, kenshi
will march and perform with shoe) between interval. All ranks are welcome
(but would like to have even mix of Kyu/Yudansha, adult/kid, male/female).
Please encourage your dojo members to partake in the parade march to show our
appreciation and support to Tanaka sensei, but also as a great personal
Please reply with name, rank, age, and gender of kenshi by Aug. 7.
Any question please let me know.
note: on 8/9 the sign up deadline was extended to 8/12