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


  • 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
  • Signup for the 35th Anniversary San Mateo Kendo Tournament Deadline February 29, 2016
    Posted Feb 2, 2016, 5:25 PM by MVKD Website Administrator
  • Peterson practice changed to Thursday MVKD will now be meeting on Thursdays at Peterson. First practice on Jan 7, 2016 (no practice on Thursdays for the rest of 2015). Last practice on Feb 11, 2016
    Posted Jan 27, 2016, 2:48 PM by MVKD Website Administrator
  • Signup for the 45th Anniversary Salinas Kendo Tournament Deadline: September 27, 2015
    Posted Sep 9, 2015, 11:57 AM by MVKD Website Administrator
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