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Kyudo Association of Canada

The Kyudo Association of Canada was recognized in 2010 as member of the International Kyudo Federation, currently with over 70 members. Originally founded as a local organization in 2003 in Vancouver, it became a national organization in 2008 with the founding of the Toronto dojo. In 2013, the Victoria dojo was founded. The KAC sent its first formal delegation to the AKR/IKYF seminar in 2011. Lacking formal dojos, all three groups have come up with creative solutions for makiwara and kinteki practice. In addition to training, we do demonstrations at community events to promote Japanese culture and the practice of kyudo.

Date of Establishment 2008
President Name H. David Marsden
Secretary Name Tane Akamatsu
Number of Members
Shogo/Dan Numbers
【Renshi】5 Dan : 1     4 Dan : 8     3 Dan : 15     2 Dan : 15      Sho Dan : 19     Ungraded : 15
Total : 73
Office Address Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre
6 Garamond Court, Toronto, ON, M3C 1Z5
E-mail kyudo.association.of.canada@gmail.com
Web Site www.kyudo.ca
Main Practice Place(s) Vancouver: Vancouver Japanese Language School, Main Hall
Toronto: Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, Wood Dojo and parking lot
Victoria
Activities to promote Kyudo Demonstrations at community events, introductory classes

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