The first week of December 2014, Nobutoshi Otake sensei visited our dojo for the third time to teach at the fifth Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto ryu kenjutsu seminar in Vietnam.
December 5th, The Japan-Vietnam Friendship Association and Shobukan dojo of Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto Ryu organized a day of cultural exchange through martial arts between Japan and Vietnam
This is the second time Yamada Hironobu sensei travelled to Vietnam taught us. This was the fourth Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto ryu kenjutsu seminar at Shobukan Dojo.
Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto Ryu has a strong historical and spiritual connection with the sacred Katori Jingu and its 800-year-old festival in Japan: the Jinko-sai.
Vietnam Television Channel VTV9 made a documentary about Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto Ryu Vietnam on its program 7 Days of Sport.
Katori Shinto ryu Shobukan Dojo aims to train under various circumstances.
Katori Shinto ryu and Vietnam are a “good combination”, says an anthropologist from Holland.
Kenjutsu Kendo Aikido Karate at HCM Martial Arts Show | Vietnam – Japan Association Hochiminh City: Shobukan Dojo in the Media
On December 6th 2013, at the Friendship House, a Japanese Martial Arts performance was held by Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organizations (HUFO), the Vietnam - Japan Friendship Association and the HCMC Shobukan Martial Arts School (at Lien Phong).
Otake Nobutoshi sensei of Tenshin Shoden Katori Shito Ryu traveled to Vietnam a second time to head the third seminar at Shobukan Dojo. The seminar was from December 4 to December 9 2013.
Shobukan Vietnam has been appointed official branch of the Vietnam – Japan Friendship Association.