Irish Fighter Magazine, Issue 2, 2015. "The BKA and the Phantom Terror", the experience of two of our instructors in their Iaido exams.
Irish Fighter Magazine, Issue 4 , 2016. "O'Brien and Kennedy Make Irish Martial Arts History", the experience of two of our instructors in their Jodo exams.
Irish Fighter Magazine, Issue 4 , 2016. "O'Brien is Winner at This Year's Masamune Taikai", what it is like to compete in an international Iaido Competition.
Irish Fighter Magazine, Issue 2 , 2017. "Kathryn Cassidy - Ireland's Warrior Woman", a profile on Dublin Kendo instructor Kathryn Cassidy.
Irish Fighter Magazine, Issue 4 , 2017. "Art of the Japanese Sword".
Irish Fighter Magazine, Issue 2 , 2018. "Soul of the Samurai: Living the Warrior Way". A profile on Budo's effect on daily life from Dublin Kendo Instructor Batman O'Brien
Irish Fighter Magazine, Issue 2 , 2018. "Belfast Brings the Budo". Members of Dublin Kendo travel north to support our friends and the arts.
Irish Fighter Magazine, Issue 4 , 2018. "Eight Swords for Dublin". Celebrating a successful grading for Dublin Kendo Iaido students
Irish Fighter Magazine, Issue 4 , 2019. "Jodo: A National Treasure Martial Art". Celebrating the successful of Jodo in Dublin Kendo Kobukai.
The following are some recent clips from our seminars and public demonstrations.
Taking a behind the scenes look at the recent Kendo Seminar, part of the 20 year anniversary celebrations. You'll see some great Kendo, great instruction, and even greater friendships.
Dublin Kendo were delighted to welcome old friends and new with a visit from the National Polish Kendo Team! The joined us for a wonderful training session celebrating International Women's Day!
Irish National Kendo Squad members demonstrating Kendo on Saturday AM on TV3 ahead of a demo at the holiday world show at the request of the Japanese Embassy. It was a little last minute, but we think they did great. 😉
A short fun video showing the members of Dublin Kendo Demonstrating Iaido, Jodo and Kendo. And some general fun behind the scenes moments as we enjoyed the 'con. 🙂
"At last weekend's Irish National Kendo Championships and Ambassador's Cup, a demonstration of the Japanese martial art of Iaido was held. Iaido translates into English as "the way of mental presence and immediate reaction" and derives from samurai tradition". Courtesy of the Embassy of Japan in Ireland.