Kizuna Dojo Instructors
Chika started Kendo in 1986 in Kure, Hiroshima.
Since then, she has practiced kendo for over 30 years in Kobe (Kobe University Kendo Club), Osaka and Sydney.
Chika joined our coaching team in 2015. Chika is an Accredited Instructor with the Australian Kendo Renmei and her current grade is 5th Dan (attained in 2008).
David started Kendo in 2005 with the Sydney Kendo Club. From 2008 to 2012, David was a member of the Vancouver Kendo Club, participating in numerous seminars and tournaments in Canada and USA. David returned to Australia in 2012.
David is an Accredited Instructor with the Australian Kendo Renmei and has been one of our instructors since 2012. In 2017, David attained the rank of 4th Dan.