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Signup for the 52nd Anniversary Salinas Kendo Tournament

posted Jun 28, 2022, 10:18 AM by MVKD Website Administrator

Deadline: July 8, 2022.

Salinas 2022 Signup


MVKD formally resumes practice

posted Apr 23, 2022, 8:04 PM by MVKD Website Administrator

We are happy to announce that MVKD will formally be resuming practice.

The first class will be on Wednesday, May 4, at Menlo Church from 7:20 – 9:00 PM. Menlo Church is located at:

774 Cuesta Dr.
Mountain View, CA 94040

Wednesday practices at Menlo Church will run from May 4 to August 31. The doors will be open at 6:00 PM for open gym (stretching, warm up, kata, etc.) until 7:15, then we’ll start practice at 7:20 PM. 

Signup for the WKF Spring 2022 Tournament

posted Apr 4, 2022, 11:40 AM by MVKD Website Administrator

Deadline: April 20, 2022

WKF 2022 Signup


Signup for the 60th Annual San Jose Kendo Tournament

posted Apr 4, 2022, 8:35 AM by MVKD Website Administrator

Deadline: May 1, 2022

San Jose 2022 Signup


Impact of COVID19 Omicron variant on practice

posted Jan 13, 2022, 11:02 AM by MVKD Website Administrator

Due to increasing number of infections kendo practice has been paused until further notice.

Restarting practice

posted Sep 20, 2021, 8:50 AM by MVKD Website Administrator

Mountain View Kendo Dojo is now practising on a limited basis, under the following restrictions:
  1. Restricted number of people present in the gym
  2. Masks must be worn at all times
  3. Everyone entering the dojo must be vaccinated (unfortunately this means that children under the age of 12 are not permitted
There are no exceptions and we take the above very seriously in order to comply with Santa Clara County's COVID policies. Any violation may result in discontinuation of practice, so please help us make the return to keiko a success for everyone.

If you would like to know more about the practice schedule or would like to visit / join, please contact us through the Contact Page on the left.

Updated fee schedule for 2021

posted Feb 11, 2021, 9:00 AM by MVKD Website Administrator

As COVID19 continues to impact our ability to host in-person training, the following is the fee schedule for dojo members in 2021.

Dojo Closed until Further Notice due to COVID-19 Concerns

posted Apr 2, 2020, 7:47 PM by MVKD Website Administrator   [ updated Apr 2, 2020, 7:47 PM ]

Please await an announcement on this website and on our mailing lists for a start date.

Dojo on Hiatus due to COVID-19 Concerns

posted Mar 11, 2020, 4:38 PM by MVKD Website Administrator   [ updated Mar 12, 2020, 10:10 AM ]

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 of any infections among dojo members but we have decided to halt kendo practice for general public safety. We will re-evaluate the situation after April 12.

Practice at Peterson Middle School to be Discontinued

posted Mar 11, 2020, 4:36 PM by MVKD Website Administrator

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 our neighboring dojo with permission from sensei.

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