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Registration for January beginners intake closed – next intake September 2019

Thank you to all who have expressed interest in our beginners practices at Prestwick Academy and St Kentigern’s Academy. Beginners registration is now closed for Prestwick and the next beginners intake will be in September 2019. Observers are welcome to contact us to observe any of our practices through prior arrangement. All beginners are required to observe a practice before registering as a beginner.

We are still accepting interest for beginners to start at St Kentigern’s Academy in Blackburn, West Lothian. For details please email westofscotlandkyudo@gmail.com

Beginners Kyudo Sessions – January 2019 start dates

Happy New Year from the West of Scotland Kyudo Society!

あけましておめでとうございます!

We will be starting our next beginners intake on the following dates:

  • Sunday 27th January 2019 at Prestwick Academy
  • Wednesday 30th January 2019 at St Kentigern’s Academy, Blackburn (tentative, depending on numbers and interest)

All beginners must first observe a practice in Prestwick (preferred) or Blackburn before registering for the next beginners intake session. There are only a small handful of practices to observe available, so do not delay in making arrangements. Visit our “Where can I practise?” and “Schedule” pages for more information.

Our next beginners intake is expected to be in September 2019.

Contact us at westofscotlandkyudo@gmail.com

 

Next beginners intake – January 2019

Beginners intake for beginners wishing to learn Kyudo with the West of Scotland Kyudo Society starting September 2018 is now closed. The next beginners intake will be announced sometime in January 2019.

Observers are welcome all year round at either our main dojo in Prestwick or at St Kentigern’s Academy in Blackburn through prior arrangement. Beginners wishing to learn Kyudo with the Society are first required to observe a practice before joining the next beginners intake.

Next Kyudo beginners intake – September dates

Our next beginners intake has been decided for both practices:

  • Prestwick Academy: Sunday 23rd September 2018
  • St Kentigern’s Academy: Wednesday 19th September 2018

All enquiring beginners are required to observe a Kyudo practice in Prestwick or our upcoming Kyudo demonstration at Cowden Japanese Summer Festival on Saturday 1st September or Sunday 2nd September before joining our beginners Kyudo sessions. Please email the Secretary to arrange a time to visit one of the practices on our practice calendar.

As a reminder, while we do offer Kyudo practice sessions at Blackburn, these are for makiwara-training only and are not a substitute for regular practice at Prestwick Academy.

It is expected that all members of the West of Scotland Kyudo Society attend practices at Prestwick at least once per month as these practices are meant to complement each other.

Next beginners intake: September 2018

Thank you to all who have come to observe a Kyudo practice with the West of Scotland Kyudo Society. Beginners intake for January 2018 is now closed.

We welcome observers at our Prestwick practices throughout the year through prior arrangement. All beginners must have been to observe a practice in Prestwick before joining our beginners Kyudo sessions.

Our next beginners intake will be in September 2018.

While we do offer Kyudo practice sessions at Blackburn, these are for makiwara-training only and are not a substitute for regular practice at Prestwick Academy. It is expected that all members of the West of Scotland Kyudo Society attend practices at Prestwick at least once per month as these practices are meant to complement each other.

 

Happy New Year from WSKS and January 2018 Beginners intake

Happy New Year
あけましておめでとうございます!Happy New Year from the West of Scotland Kyudo Society.

Club activities and news
The club has been busy and active having attended the Northern UKKA Kyudo Seminar and Taikai in Newcastle in November 2017, with one of our members having placed 1st place in the 3rd dan and above category and 2nd place overall. Congratulations!

Our end of the year practice (Noshakai) in December 2017 was well attended with fun, games and enjoyable practice had by all. We look forward to bringing in the new year in 2018.

Kyudo – beginners intake – January 2018
Our final deadline for taking in new beginners will be 14th January 2018 – this is also our last and only date to observe before starting in January 2018. All new beginners must have come to observe a practice in Prestwick by prior arrangement before starting learning Kyudo with the Society. Our next beginners intake will be in September 2018.