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Daughter and Father in Kendo - Richard and Lilly

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2016 Beginner Class-B Grading 17 September 2016


Richard:

I wasn't intending to join Kendo club at first, it was really Lilly's request, she had been asking to join since the beginning of the year.

When we came and observed beginners class briefly to see what it was like, I was very impressed by the atmosphere of tradition, kindness and respect.

There was a strong feeling of family, and as visitors we were made to feel very welcome.
So I became excited about joining this group with Lilly.

The greatest benefit I have gained from our short time with Kendo so far has been strengthening the bond between my daughter and I.

Training together as equals, helping each other, and having conversations relating to philosophical aspects of life, inspired by Kendo training have given us a greater sense of mutual respect.

The positive qualities we have been learning from our new Kendo family such as patience, clarity, focus, spirit, humility and kindness have made a positive impact on our personal lif…