January 17, 2005

Donation to Red Cross

Louie-sensei (Eglinton Branch) presented a cheque for $735 to the Canadian Red Cross. The funds were raised by the Jan. 15 event.

ShorinjiKempo Ontario members raised over $2,000 for tsunami relief in January. The funds were provided to the Red Cross, Oxfam and Unicef.

January 15, 2005

Tsunami Relief

Immediately following the Kagami Biraki, kenshi took part in a pot luck dinner and silent auction to raise funds for the Red Cross Tsunami Relief appeal.

Kagami Biraki 2005

On January 15, 2005, the Branches of ShorinjiKempo Ontario gathered at the JCCC for the 2005 Kagami Biraki hosted by Leaside Branch.

Thank you to Oka-sensei for organizing the event.

Kenshi from Leaside Branch, Eglinton Branch, Huronia Branch and Toronto Branch enjoyed training together during the Kagami Biraki.

Embu demonstration by Yan (Toronto Branch) and Richard (Eglinton Branch).

January 09, 2005

Hiate-sensei receives award

Hiate-sensei (Seihanshi, 7th dan) was given an award at the Hombu Kagami Biraki ceremony in recognition of his efforts in youth development and supporting WSKO Branches (including our Branch) . Well done and thank you!

Major changes for ShorinjiKempo

WSKO Hombu announced today the new logo for ShorinjiKempo worldwide. This logo replaces the tate ken and tate manji symbols used previously.

Also, in the preceding year, Kongo Zen content was deleted from the WSKO curriculum.