Washinkan DC

Washinkan is a Kendo and Iaido dojo in the Metropolitan Washington DC area in the United States. We

06/30/2024

Reminder next three Herndon classes cancelled. No Class tomorrow 6/30, Thursday 7/4 and Sunday 7/7.

Enjoy the break.

Photos from Washinkan DC's post 06/19/2024

This past Sunday, we had an opportunity to once again do a performance for the community! This time for the Philippines Independence Day Festival at the

We appreciate for passing along the information to us. It was a hot day but a scorching success! Hope everyone witnessed what fun kendo is and hoping to see new faces for the next session after the summer! Contact us if you would like to know more! Looking forward to doing another performance next year!














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Photos from Washinkan DC's post 06/17/2024

Pleased to share the following good news on the results of shinsa. Congratulations to all!

Yusei Ueda 5 kyu
Justin Kim 5 kyu
Matt Grim 5 kyu
Elena Kalmus 4 kyu
Audrey Kim 4 kyu
Joe Cottone 4 kyu
David Molash 4 kyu
Esra Lee 2 kyu
Jeff Roudabush 1 kyu

Many thanks to Eickhoff Sensei and Mohler Sensei for supporting our members with their presence and guidance at the shinsa.














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06/16/2024

We will be performing at the at Mosaic District in Fairfax on the Cultural Stage at 1:45. Come see us to learn more about kendo!














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06/16/2024

Today was the Baltimore Annapolis Tournament. Everyone did very well, and special congratulations to those who have medaled amongst over 200 participants! Thank you to Baltimore Annapolis Kendo Dojo for hosting a wonderful tournament again!

Youth 10-12: 3rd 🥉 Yuria Hwang
Youth Team: 3rd 🥉 Yuria Hwang, Sakura Lai, Ezra Lee
Women’s Yudansha: 3rd 🥉 Christie Eickhoff
Adult 3Dan+: 3rd 🥉 Osamu Osawa

Tomorrow is another day for some of our members testing. Good luck!














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05/22/2024

Kendo Cancelled Sunday, Enjoy long Memorial Weekend!

Photos from Washinkan DC's post 05/22/2024

This past Sunday we were invited to perform at the Asian Festival on Main again! We were able to showcase the community what kendo is and hopefully this brought some interest in the martial arts we love! A great festival once again. Looking forward to next year!















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Photos from Washinkan DC's post 05/21/2024

We are less than a month away from the Baltimore Annapolis Tournament and Shinsa. Few members from the three locations have joined us for our Sunday practice mock exam. They received tips, advice and what they can improve on in the coming weeks before the big day. Everyone did well and we look forward to all your success! Ganbatte 頑張って!















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Timeline photos 05/18/2024

Come see us this Sunday to see what kendo is about!

Photos from Washinkan DC's post 05/12/2024

Last night we had the privilege to perform a demonstration at Fox Mill Elementary School. Our members had a wonderful time and hopefully the little soon to be kenshis have enjoyed!















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Photos from Washinkan DC's post 04/03/2024

Our members traveled to Cleveland to participate in the 38th Cleveland Kendo Taikai this past weekend. We would like to congratulate those who have medaled, and to all who have not but gave it their all. We will learn from our experience and get better for the next one!

🥈Women’s: Christie Eickhoff
🥈Junior C: Shaun Chung
🥉Junior Team: Sakura Lai, Ezra Lee

It was great to see and have Jenny Colangan and Derek Le, former members of Washinkan, to join our team! Congratulations to Jenny for passing 4Dan and Derek for placing 🥉in the 3Dan division.















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03/30/2024

Good luck to everyone participating this weekend for the 36th Cleveland Kendo Taikai. Bring home some 🏅. Best of luck to all of those testing as well. 頑張って!Ganbatte!















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#試合

03/27/2024

Reminder, there is no class this week on Friday or Sunday.

Additionally, there is no class next Tuesday at Spring Hill.

We will be having class this Thursday at HCC.

03/25/2024

Few of our members attended the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area Ladies Godo Geiko hosted by .kendo this past Saturday. Thank you to MDK for hosting and thank you to Susan Zau sensei from for the instructions!















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03/22/2024

We will be performing another demo this year! This time at an event showcasing many martial arts. Come see us at Spring Hill Recreation Center tomorrow 3/23! We will be on at 10:30 am! More information below:

Location: Spring Hill Recreation Center
1239 Spring Hill Road
McLean, VA 22102

Asian New Year’s celebration
23 March 8am - 12 noon

8am intro
8:30am Kung Fu 1-3
9:00am Tai Chi 1 & 2
9:30am Shotokan
10am Aikido
10:30 Kendo
11:00 Tai Chi w/wpns
11:30 Tae Kwon Do















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03/15/2024

Second dojo after our Thursday practice at HCC.

Thank you Kamata sensei for your guidance the last couple of weeks during your return to the US. We will see you back in the summer and show our progress.















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03/11/2024

We emphasize on the importance of basics at every practice. Kamae is one of them.
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Photos from Washinkan DC's post 02/26/2024

We had our monthly shiai practice today where our members learn how to properly compete at a tournament, judge (shinpan), and help out such as time keeping, score keeping and tasuki attaching. Everyone did a great job!

Second dojo and lunch at .va nearby afterwards.















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02/23/2024

Do you live in/near Northern Virginia? Want to learn Kendo? Check out Washinkan DC

https://www.kendonearme.com/directory/washinkan-kendo-dojo/

02/05/2024

Today was a success!
Thank you to all involved in the Loudon International Festival, kendoka and parents alike. We pulled together a great booth and demonstration and you were all a part of it.

More photos and videos to come!















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02/04/2024

We are setup here at international festival at Claude Moore Recreation Center in Sterling! Come see us from 12-5 today! We will be performing a demo at 4:25!















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01/29/2024

We would like to thank Fudokan "Kendo and Iaido in the Nation's Capital" for hosting Kato sensei seminar with special guest Hatakeyama sensei, and shinsa this weekend. Our members have learned a lot. Hope to see you all at another event!














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01/22/2024

Practice makes perfect.
All of our members are gearing up for the many upcoming events in the next few months. Seminar and shinsa (promotion exam) coming in a week! Good luck all!














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01/19/2024

Dulles South kendo is cancelled tonight 1/19 due to snow. The Loudoun County government is closed and therefore all centers are closed as well.

01/16/2024

Due to the extensive snow last night/this morning, kendo classes at Spring Hill are cancelled for 1/16.

Enjoy the snow and be safe!

07/08/2023

The photos are coming in from Kendo Photography. Amazing photos. Check them out! The official results are also out and can be found on the AUSKF Nationals website.

Once again, congratulations to all GNE members at the tournament for their dedication and hard work.

Congratulations to the following GNE members on their achievement during Nationals.

Senior Youth Boys:
2nd Place - Yoshihiko Suzuki
Kantosho - Shaun Chung

Men’s Team:
3rd Place - Towa Machida, Mike Buonadonna, Alistair Faghani, Yudai Yamamoto, Dunkin Adams, Taishi Kato, Ryoma Tominaga

📷: Kendo Photography















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07/03/2023

A long weekend at the 2023 AUSKF Nationals is over.

Huge congrats to the GNE Men’s team on placing 3rd! Another huge congrats to the GNE Ladies team pictured here and all Washinkan students that participated!

We’ll get ‘em next time!!















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We are once again doing a demo at the @asianfestivalonmain this Sunday 5/19! If you would like to know more about kendo ...

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814 Ferndale Avenue
Herndon, VA
20170

Opening Hours

Tuesday 7pm - 8:30pm
Thursday 7pm - 8:30pm
Friday 7pm - 8:30pm
Sunday 10am - 12pm

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