Seibukan Dojo will be hosting the East Coast Tai Kai in Melbourne beach, Fl. Two days of instruction on topics from multiple styles of traditional Swordsmanship to cutting, gekken and two man kumitachi patterns will be offered on Thursday and Friday, August 23 and 24th. A demonstration by the visiting Japanese and American masters will be Friday night, followed by a full day of Japanese sword competition on Saturday, August25th. Ocean front hotel in Melbourne beach with the Venue for the event right across the street. Please check out the details at

Several Shinsa's will also be held for active members of the Zen Nihon Toyama Ryu Iaido Renmei and Seizankai. Open to all Japanese sword practioners.


Tom Smyth