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12th Annual Kenshokan Iaido

Koryu Seminar (Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu)

October 21st and 22nd, 2023


Featuring FOUR 7th dan instructors!









2016 Koryu Seminar


2017 Koryu Seminar



All Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu practitioners are invited to this two-day seminar focused on MJER Iaido.  Each of the last eleven seminars was a great success.  We want to do it all again in order to offer iaidoka intensive training with some of the top Canadian instructors in our koryu. 

For the first time, we will have FOUR 7th DAN INSTRUCTORS!: Goyo Ohmi-sensei (Kyoshi, 7D), Kim Taylor-sensei (Renshi, 7D), Carole Galligan-sensei (Renshi, 7D), and Eric Tribe-sensei (Renshi, 7D).                                   


Please see details, below, and keep checking back to this page for updates as we draw closer to the event!

See registration forms, below.



Saturday, October 21


Sunday, October 22:

The Village on Argyle (gymnasium)

780 Argyle St., Peterborough, ON  K9H 5S9



What: Full day practices in Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu

Goyo Ohmi-sensei (kyoshi, 7th dan)

Kim Taylor-sensei (renshi, 7th dan)

Carole Galligan-sensei (renshi, 7th dan)

Eric Tribe-sensei (renshi, 7th dan)


$45 each day OR $90 for both days.


Registration will be done using a Google Form.  Click HERE for registration.




Topic: Kenshokan MJER Koryu Seminar 2023

Time: Oct 21 & 22, 2023 9:00-5:00 (Toronto Time)


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Meeting ID: 845 4107 2806 

Passcode: 9FahRK

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*For those joining on Zoom, suggested donation = $10 per day

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Iaido Meet-Up:

A gathering for any participants coming to Peterborough on Friday, October 20th


We will meet at The Porch & Pint at 7:00 pmIt is at 172 Lansdowne St. (just between the Best Western hotel and Ashburnham Rd.) and is just a few minutes' walk from both the Best Western Otonabee Inn and the Motel 6.  Some of you may wish to have dinner here if you are coming into town that night.  The sensei will be there as well as seminar participants.  Look for the happy, smiling iaidoka! 




Seminar Dinner:

Dinner for seminar participants on Saturday, October 21st

at the One Eyed Jack's (

116 Lansdowne St. E.

Peterborough, ON


Seating will be at 6:00 pm.  Menu can be found on the website.  

*****We may be using a banquet room in the basement, depending on numbers.  This means you may need to be able to navigate a set of stairs as their is no elevator.  Should you not be able to do this, we will see if a few people can get tables on the main floor.

As always, for specific dietary needs, allergies, etc., please contact the restaurant directly or talk to a server.

After dinner, people are welcome to stay through the evening, or may want to go to another location such as the Porch & Pint, The Alehouse, or St. Veronus Belgian Beer Temple for drinks, or to some other location....or even to bed! 








There are several hotels, motels, Air B'n'Bs and bed & breakfasts in Peterborough. 



Best Western Plus Otonabee Inn

Hotel next to the restaurant for Saturday's dinner

84 Lansdowne St. E.

Peterborough, ON

K9J 7N9




Peterborough Inn and Suites:

A downtown hotel

312 George Street North
Peterborough, Ontario
K9J 3H2




Holiday Inn

Downtown, n the Otonabee River

150 George Street North  

Peterborough, ON

K9J 3G5

Motel 6

Cheaper accommodations on the south-east end of the city.

133 Lansdowne Street East

Peterborough ON

K9J 7P7


Comfort Inn

A hotel towards the south-west end of the city

1209 Lansdowne St. West,

Peterborough, ON

K9J 7M2




Other places of interest:

There are many great restaurants and pubs and other sites to visit.  Here are several:

Downtown food and drink: 

St. Veronus Belgian Beer Temple:

The Ashburnham Ale House (across the river):            

The Publican House Brewery and Restaurant:                                                              

Matsu Sushi - East City:

Imperial Tandoor Indian Restaurant:

Cosmic Charlie's:

Hoshi Sushi:

La Hacienda Mexican Restaurant:

Shafiq's Taste of India:

Smitty's (across from Holiday Inn - great for breakfast):

The Favourite Greek: a lot more!


And there are a lot of other things to see and do, as well, if you want to bring the family:

Riverview Park and Zoo: Our beautiful FREE zoo has some great animal displays, including an otter exhibit; fantastic features for kids, including multiple playgrounds, an 80 foot superslide running from the zoo down to the river valley, and a splash park, picnic areas, and Frisbee golf.


Peterborough Lift Locks:  This structure, completed in 1904, is the tallest hydraulic lift lock in the world, raising and lowering watercraft 65 feet from one level of the Trent-Severn Waterway to another with no other power, only the brilliant use of gravity and counterbalance!   There is a visitors' centre, tours, and cruises.


Parks, Trails, Music, Theatre, Festivals:  There are dozens of kilometres of trails through and around Peterborough for walking, cycling, and rollerblading.  In addition, there is the Trent University Wildlife Sanctuary which offers beautiful walking trails, as well as other area trails.  Petroglyphs Provincial Park and the Warsaw Caves are also popular attractions.  There are also many different clubs, theatres, concerts, and events always offering something in the area. 


more to come.......