The foundation Yushinkan is a dojo in Utrecht, founded in 1998 to practise iaido. Nowadays iaido, kendo and jujutsu are practised. These are all three traditional Japanese martial arts. Iaido is teached by David Smits and Elaine van Ommen Kloeke, kendo by Bauyrzhan Murzamadiyev and jujutsu by Theo Phillips. The foundation cooperates with a hugh number of foreign teachers and foundations outside of Europe and in Japan. For information you can send an e-mail to info@yushinkan.com or call +31 (0)6 42 40 43 94


Orientation course
Interested in iaido? Yushinkan plans to start a new orientation course iaido at the beginning of 2018.
For more information on starting opportunities please click here or send an email to info@yushinkan.com or telephone +31 (0)6 51 40 64 10.

New dangrades
Iaido examinations were held during a big iaido/kendo/jodo seminar in December in Brussel. Four members of Yushinkan passed their examinations: Floris Kruyne and Rutger Kruitwagen are now shodan, whereas Arne and Jasper Helthuis now have their yondan!
Jacky Visser and Stan Engelen both did yondan examination In addition to a trip to Japan in order to train directly under the supervision of Matsuoka sensei and Kinomoto sensei. Both passed!

Yushinkan would like to thank het ING Nederland fonds voor Medewerkers for their generous donation!

Kendo at Yushinkan
We would like to proudly announce that Kendo is, once again, added to our curriculum as of November 3, 2016! Come join us for 'an introduction to Kendo' every Thursday.

Previous news items can be found in our News archive.

Foto: M. Doorduyn

Kyoto Budocenter.
Foto: M. Doorduyn