Victoria Events – Iaido. Art of the Japanese Sword – All Wednesdays of August to December 2016

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Art of the Japanese Sword Are you interested in learning the Japanese martial art using the Samurai sword? If yes, then you must not miss this event: Iaido: Art of the Japanese Sword, happening in Nanaimo from August to December. In this particular technique, the sparring involves using imaginary opponents and set movements referred to as “waza”. Partner exercises can also be done but with the use of the wooden bokken. It’s not just the fighting and sparring that are going to be taught during the sessions. You’ll also learn a great deal about Japanese history, culture and language. This way, you’ll be able to understand more deeply this form of martial art.



Event Name:  Iaido. Art of the Japanese Sword

Date: All Wednesdays of August to December 2016

Time: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Location: Departure Bay Activity Centre 1415 Wingrove St, Nanaimo

Contact: Peter Gunstone

Phone: (250) 924 – 8114

Official website:



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