Welcome to the Mountain View Kendo Dojo (MVKD) webpage. MVKD is located in the heart of the Silicon Valley (California Bay Area) and is a 501(c)(7) not-for-profit dojo, affiliated with the Northern California Kendo Federation and All US Kendo Federation. The dojo is led by Masami Yamaguchi Sensei (kendo 7-dan) and emphasizes training in kendo basics and fundamentals. 

More information on the dojo, its practice locations and times, and policies, can be found using the links on the left.

Mountain View Kendo Dojo and friends, April 2015 (photo courtesy T. Urashima); 
Click on the image for a video of a typical evening at MVKD


  • Dojo Closed until Further Notice due to COVID-19 Concerns Please await an announcement on this website and on our mailing lists for a start date.
    Posted Apr 2, 2020, 7:47 PM by MVKD Website Administrator
  • Dojo on Hiatus due to COVID-19 Concerns Due to the coronavirus, Mountain View Buddhist Temple is closed until April 12, 2020, therefore, MVKD will be suspending kendo practice until then. At this time we are not aware ...
    Posted Mar 12, 2020, 10:10 AM by MVKD Website Administrator
  • Practice at Peterson Middle School to be Discontinued MVKD will no longer be practicing on Thursdays at Peterson Middle School. Until further notice, MVKD will only be practicing on Mondays. NCKF members may supplement their keiko by visiting ...
    Posted Mar 11, 2020, 4:36 PM by MVKD Website Administrator
  • July Closure at MVKD Due to Obon Festival activities at the Mountain View Buddhist Temple, there will be no practice on the following dates:July 11, 2016July 18, 2016July 25, 2016Practice ...
    Posted Jul 3, 2016, 8:21 PM by MVKD Website Administrator
  • Signup for the 54th Annual San Jose Kendo Tournament Deadline: March 27, 2016
    Posted Mar 16, 2016, 9:14 AM by MVKD Website Administrator
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