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Texas A&M University Kendo Kyokai

Public Profile

About This Organization

Abbreviation(s):
TAMU KDK
Purpose:
The purpose of this club is to allow students, faculty, and members of the Texas A&M University community the opportunity to practice Kendo: Japanese fencing. It is the ultimate training of martial arts through the use of shinai and the katana, Japanese samurai sword. The purpose of Kendo is to discipline the human character through the application of the principles of the katana. By havingutmost respect to each other and the sword, the two elements are combined to strive for improvement in the art of Kendo.
Year Founded:
1999
Membership Dues:
$25/semester
Admits Members:
All year
Meeting Locations:
Rec Center (303 and 304) @ 6:30 PM Fridays and 12:30 PM Sundays

Public Contact Information

Public Contact Name:
Brendan Hornby
Public Contact E-mail Address:
brendan@tamu.edu
Public Contact Phone Number:
832-361-7915

Group Contact Information

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

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