May 2023

This year’s Toronto Naginata Taikai was a resounding success! Thank you to everyone who came and participated, and an extra special thank you to our corps of volunteers who ran the whole day. Thank you also to Ellery Engalla-sensei and Rebecca Pomeroy who visited from the States! And finally, thank you to Jordan Macklem for organizing this tournament! 

Shiai-kyogi (teams):

  • 1st: Rebecca Pomeroy, Daiki Siegert-Iriyama, Jason Lujan
  • 2nd: Julia Luo, Sam Zhou, Jonathan Lee
  • 3rd: Marija Landekic, Birgit Siegert-Iriyama, Natsuko Haw

Shiai-kyogi (individuals):

  • 1st: Marija Landekic
  • 2nd: Dan Bouchard
  • 3rd: Andrew Boyd

Fighting Spirit: Natsuko Haw

  • May 25, 2023

The CNF National Championships is coming soon on June 10th in Montreal. There will be 5 divisions for competition: Dangai engi-kyogi (#1, 2, 4), yudansha engi-kyogi (#6, 7, 8), dangai shiai-kyogi, open shiai-kyogi, and team shiai-kyogi. We look forward to seeing everyone there!

  • May 15, 2023