Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

FALL 2019

MARTIAL ARTS DAY — SEPTEMBER 14th
Jointly hosted with McGill Kendo, McGill Aikido, McGill Jukendo/Tankendo, and McGill Japanese Student Association. Come to try out four unique Japanese martial arts!

OPEN PRACTICES — SEPTEMBER 18th/21st
Wednesday September 18 
8:00 – 10:00 pm. McGill Athletics Aerobics room.
Saturday, September 21
3:00 – 5:00 pm. McGill Athletics Aerobics.

WELCOME BACK BBQ — SEPTEMBER 21st
Join us for some BBQ after practice!

SHINJIN TAIKAI — OCTOBER 5th
Taikai just for people newly in bogu!

CNF SEMINAR & TAIKAI — OCTOBER 19th – 20th
This year held in Toronto~

INTERNAL GRADING — NOVEMBER

END OF YEAR TAIKAI & PARTY — DECEMBER

PAST SEASONS

WINTER 2019

OPEN PRACTICES:
Free! No commitment! Come practice with us to learn about Naginata.
Saturday January 12 
3:00 – 5:00 pm. McGill Athletics Aerobics room.
Wednesday, January 16
8:00 – 10:00 pm. McGill Athletics Aerobics.

GRADING — FEBRUARY 2nd
Our largest internal grading yet! Congratulations to everyone who graded!

WINTER GASSHUKU — MARCH 1st – 4th
Our annual training camp in Montreal!

WINTER CLASSIC — MARCH 16th

JSS SEMINAR & TAIKAI — MARCH 29th – APRIL 1st

FALL 2018

OPEN PRACTICES:
Saturday, September 15th
3:00 – 5:00 pm. McGill Athletics Aerobics room.
Plan to ascend Mt. Royal with us after practice for team bonding and free food and drinks!
Wednesday, September 18th
8:00 – 10:00 pm. McGill Athletics Aerobics.

NAGINATA AND BUDO WORKSHOP
Open to everyone, especially members of the community.
Sunday, September 16th
7:00 – 8:00 pm. McLennan Library 3rd floor, room 17A.
Tuesday, September 18th
8:30 – 9:30 pm. McLennan Library 3rd floor, room 17A.

TRIVIA NIGHT — SEPTEMBER 29th 
Drinks and trivia!!

KARAOKE ROUND 2 — OCTOBER 13th
Sing until you croak!

SHINPAN SEMINAR — OCTOBER 19th
Learn how to shinpan taikais.

CNF SEMINAR — OCTOBER 19-21
Tournament and seminar here in Montreal.

McGill Taikai Week — NOVEMBER 28, DECEMBER 1
Wednesday, November 28th
Engi Tournament, during regular practice hours
Saturday, December 1st
Shiai Tournament, during regular practice hours

WINTER 2018

TORONTO NAGINATA TOURNAMENT
The tournament will be held on Saturday May 12 and a large open practice will be held on Sunday May 13. More details to come.

JSS NAGINATA SEMINAR
JSS is hosting their annual Nichibukan Naginata Seminar on April 7th and Yamauchi Memorial Taikai on April 8th. See http://ny-naginata.org/seminar/ for more information.

MNC INTERNAL GRADING
McGill Naginata hosted our internal grading for kyu levels on Jan 29th. Congratulations to everyone who graded!

MNC GASSHUKU
McGill Naginata hosted second annual training camp here in Montreal on March 2-4. Morning “warmups”, creative kata, and TooManyPeopleForOneRoom oh my~

FALL 2017

CNF SEMINAR & TAIKAI
The Canadian Federation’s annual seminar and taikai was held in Montreal on October 28-29.

SUMMER 2017

TORONTO TOURNAMENT
JCCC hosted a tournament and godo keiko on May 13-14 in Toronto. Contact jcccnaginataclub@gmail.com for more information.

WINTER 2017

NEW YORK SEMINAR
JSS hosted their annual Nichibukan Naginata seminar on April 1st and Yamauchi Memorial tournament on April 2nd. See their website for more information.

MNC GASSHUKU
This February McGill Naginata Club hosted our first training camp. Details here.

FALL 2016

CNF SEMINAR
Every autumn the Canadian Federation hosts a learning and training seminar before the national championships. This is for practitioners of ALL levels and features athletes from all over Canada and the US. If you would like to attend the Seminar as a beginner (complete beginner, or someone who has done Naginata before) send us an email!

Instructors:
Takami Tanner Sensei, Renshi, USA;
Kaori Kubo, Sensei, Godan, Canada/Japan;
Vall Fran, Sensei, Yondan, USA;
Antoine Fromentin, Sensei, Yondan, Canada;
Lorraine d’Artois, Sensei, Yondan, Canada.

Schedule:
Friday Oct. 16- Instructors and Grading Panel Seminar
10:30- 17:00 Hudson Community Center

Saturday Oct. 17 – Seminar
Registration: 8:30 – seminar 9:00- 17:00

Sunday Oct. 18 – Seminar, Examination, & Tournament
9:00-12:00 seminar and examination
13:00-17:00 Canadian National Taikai

Fees:

For two days:
$130.00 regular CNF/INF member
$100.00 student CNF/INF member
$150.00 non-CNF member
$120.00 student non-CNF member

For one day:
$80.00 regular CNF/INF member
$50.00 student CNF/INF member
$100.00 regular non-CNF member
$70.00 student non-CNF member

Instructor’s Seminar: $25

Lunch reserved: $15.00 extra each day
Saturday diner party $30.00 extra

Make cheques payable to Canadian Naginata Federation.

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