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Texas A&M University Kendo Kyokai

Public Profile

About This Organization

Abbreviation(s):
TAMUKK
Purpose:
The purpose of this club is to allow students, faculty, and members of the Texas A&M University community the opportunity to learn and practice Kendo: Japanese fencing. It is the training of martial arts through the use of shinai, the bamboo representation of the Japanese katana. The purpose of Kendo is to discipline the human character through the aspects of budo, and to compete against others as a competitive sport.
Year Founded:
1999
Membership Dues:
$40/semester
Admits Members:
All year
Meeting Locations:
Rec Center (304) @ 6:30 PM Fridays and 1:00 PM Sundays

Public Contact Information

Public Contact Name:
Taylor Pritchett
Public Contact E-mail Address:
tpritchett@tamu.edu
Public Contact Phone Number:
832-449-2661

Group Contact Information

Organization Web Site:
https://maroonlink.tamu.edu/organization/tamukdk
Organization E-mail Address:
kendotamu@gmail.com

Organization Associations

Academic Department:
General (No College)
Non-Academic Department:
None

Membership

Approximate membership of the organization:
1-30
Membership policies:
  • Our organization accepts undergraduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts graduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts faculty/staff as members
Weekly time committment required of organization members:
3-5 Hours
Membership intake process:
Open

Events

Community Service Projects:
Never
Fundraising Events:
Never
Speakers/Lectures:
Never
On-Campus Social Events:
Never
Off-Campus Social Events:
Never
Hosting Conferences:
Never
Sponsoring Special Events (Concerts, one-time events, etc.):
Never
New Member Orientation/Training:
Three or more times per semester
Events with Alcohol:
Never
In-State Travel:
Once per semester
Domestic US Travel:
Never
International Travel:
Never