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2018 Fall Joint Practice

On October 27th, BUKA held its fall semester joint practice. Even though we designed it as a beginner oriented event, we are so glad to see many sensei, senpai, alumni and friends of BUKA from different dojos and schools joined our practice from 10:30am to 5pm! It was an intense experience—the 1000 suburi and keiko […]

2018 Goyokai

October 7th marked the start of 19th Goyokai tournament at Canton, MA.. With 3 full teams, BUKA members competed with contestants from dojos in Japan, the U.S. and Canada. We did our best and the results are remarkable! Individual matches:  Men’s kyu Jake Lee Arnold Hernandez Shazor Shahid Giulio Cassis Alan Tan Nawaf Alyousif Men’s […]

SPLASH 2018

Come find us at SPLASH on Saturday, September 8th! We will be situated somewhere in the club sports area and several of us will be walking around Nickerson so don’t be shy and say hi! We are looking forward meeting new members!

Practice Times Fall 2018

We hope that everybody is ready for the Fall semester! Our Fall practices will take place on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays: 1. Wednesday: 8pm to 10 pm, multiuse room 3/4 in the basement behind the climbing wall 2. Saturday: 9am to 12 pm, basketball court 3 on the second floor 3. Sunday: 9am to 12 […]

2018 BU kai

This Saturday, April 21, 2018, BUKA participated in its fourth and last tournament of the year in its very own 7th Annual BU kai (Boston University Kendo Tournament) at the Fitness and Recreation Center. We competed against fellow collegiate kendoka from the following universities: Harvard University, Stony Brook University, University of Connecticut, New York University, […]

Gasshuku with Eitoku Sensei

This weekend on March 25th BUKA hosted a Gasshuku with Jimmy Eitoku sensei, father of very own our coach, Alex Eitoku, who came all the way out from California to teach us. We also invited our alumni and Shufukai members on Saturday to join us at practice. Together we made up a large group of about […]

2018 Shoryuhai Tournament

This weekend, March 17th and 18th, BUKA competed at the 22nd annual Shoryuhai Tournament hosted by Harvard University, making this BUKA’s third tournament of the year. We competed with fellow collegiate kendoka from the following schools: Brown University, Columbia University, Harvard University, New York University, Northeastern University, Ohio State University, Rensselaer Polytechnic University, School of […]

2018 BU Joint Practice

BUKA hosted its second annual collegiate joint practice on Saturday, February 24 with BU alumni and fellow Kendoka from the following universities: Harvard University, Yale University, Brown University, Northeastern University, MIT and Wesleyan University. This year we were able to practice with about 50 people over two full courts. Our practice included a variety of […]

2018 Shishihai Tournament

BUKA participated in its first tournament of the spring semester at Columbia University’s 3rd annual Shishihai on Saturday, February 3. We had the opportunity to compete with students from fellow universities such as Cornell University, Columbia University, New York University, Stony Brook University, Pennsylvania State University and University of Connecticut. We brought along eight competitors […]

2017 Goyokai Tournament

Today, BUKA participated in its first tournament of the year at the 18th Goyokai Kendo Tournament in Canton, MA. As Goyokai is a dojo hosted competition, we were able to compete with Kendoka from a wide range of age groups and experiences. We entered the tournament with 3 full teams and we brought along two […]