Newsletter – February 2023

For those starting their adventure with Katori:

It's snowing, it's snowing, Katorians are practicing... And they exercise because they need to stay in shape. After all, you never know when the next portion of snow will cover the driveway and you will have to shovel again :) As we know, long weapons are an important part of Katori Shinto Ryu :) If you want to get to know them, we invite you to training :) You can come to the first training session at 10th of the month. We accept people from the age of 15. Trainings take place in accordance with the current schedule for 2022 / 2023:

  • Mondays, 8:15 p.m. – 9:45 p.m., ul. Lubomirskiego 19 – beginner/intermediate group
  • Tuesdays, 20:15 – 21:45, ul. Akacjowa 5 – intermediate and advanced groups
  • Wednesdays, 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., ul. Akacjowa 5 – beginner/intermediate group
  • Thursdays, 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., ul. Smolensk 7 – beginner/intermediate group

Enough is enough register and come. Take sports clothes with you, and if you don't have your own bokken - Please let us knowso that we can take a spare one to a specific training session.

For people training:

–  Katori Shinto Ryu Seminar in Berlin – 04 – 05/03/2023

In March, we are pleased to invite you to the international Katori Shinto Ryu seminar in Berlin, led by Sensei Ulf Rott
5'Dan Katori Shinto Ryu. The required condition for participation is prior registration under this link. The seminar is intended for practitioners of all levels of advancement. A necessary condition for participation is to present a negative COVID-19 antigen test taken 24 hours before the start of the seminar.

Price list:

  • entire seminar 40 EUR / 30 EUR *
  • training for yudansha +10 EUR
  • training for kodansha +10 EUR
  • single training session EUR 15 / EUR 10 *

* – discount for pupils, students, seniors and the unemployed


March 4, 2023 – Saturday
10:00 – 12:00 – joint training

15:00 – 16:00 – training for yudansha (from 1st dan)
16:15 – 18:15 – joint training
18:30 – 20:00 – exams

March 5, 2023 – Sunday
9:30 – 10:30 – Kodansha training (from 3rd dan)
11:00 – 13:00 – joint training

–  TAKE 5-4′ kyu spring examination session – March 21, 2023

We cordially invite our students to the spring TAKE examination session. The exam will be conducted for grades 5′ and 4′ kyu at the Piarów high school on the street Akacjowa 5 from 20:15 to 22:00 and will be preceded by an earlier warm-up and training.


–  Naginatajutsu seminar in Krakow – February 4, 2023

On February 4, 2023, a seminar on Naginata was held in Krakow. In addition to our standard lineup, we also hosted Katorians from Warsaw and Lublin :) Thank you for coming and fantastic training :)


Haiku for February:

道あるにMichi aruni | Although there is the road,
かせの Yuki no naka yuku | The child walks
童かな Warabe kana | In the snow.

Murakami Kijō (1865-1938)


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Michał Mazurek

Newsletter – June 2022

For those starting their adventure with Katori: A new month begins. Holidays are just around the corner. This is the last call to work on the right "form" for the summer :) Why

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