Showing posts from May, 2019

Training tonight has been cancelled

And remember, no training this Saturday. It's Election Day!

Training at Olympic Village Leisure Centre next Saturday/ Kataidai training regime/

Next Saturday 11 May we will be relocating to Olympic Village Sports Centre ( click to get directions  from the dojo). We won't have iai before-hand. Just meet at 8.30am to get changed for a 9am start. We will be training in the basketball stadium inside the main building. Just go straight ahead past reception and you can't miss it. The week after there will be no training due to the election. The following week training will be on again as usual back at the dojo. As promised here is the video of Kanoya Taiiku Daigaku, or the National Institute of Fitness and Sports (NIFS) in English, known as Kataidai for short. There are two national sports science or PE universities in Japan, one in Tokyo that we know very well (Nittaidai) and one is southern Kyushu. Kanoya is a town about the same size as Ballarat and it is located on the other side of Sakurajima from Kagoshima. It's an odd place for a national university, but that hasn't stopped them from becomi