Kendo in the Era of Covid-19: Part V

Kendo in the Era of Covid-19: Part V

These have been challenging times for martial arts dojos, gyms, yoga studios, fitness studios, sports clubs, and all manner of businesses and organizations. As Ontario moves toward “Step 3” of its reopening plan, it seems we will be able to move indoors...
Kendo in the Covid-19 Era: Part IV

Kendo in the Covid-19 Era: Part IV

We’ve now had our first practice working under the “Orange” level of Covid-19 restrictions that require us to have a 3m distance between students when training. Last week we didn’t have classes so this week was the first test of the system, so...
Kendo in the Covid-19 Era: Part IV

Kendo in the Covid-19 Era: Part III

Ontario has moved to a more restrictive level of its Covid-19 response framework. Niagara is now subject to the “orange” level of restrictions. It seemed another call to Niagara Region Public Health was in order. I spoke to the same person (Matt H.) as I...
Kendo in the Covid-19 Era: Part IV

Kendo in the Covid-19 Era: Part II

So . . . the Ontario government has released a new Covid-19 Response Framework. For your reading pleasure, here’s the link: https://files.ontario.ca/moh-covid-19-response-framework-keeping-ontario-safe-and-open-en-2020-11-08.pdf Niagara is in the yellow...
Kendo in the Covid-19 Era: Part IV

Kendo in the Covid-19 Era

As you’ve heard, the Niagara Kendo Club has resumed indoor practices. So, what do these look like now that we’re in the era of Covid-19? They’re a little different, but not all that much. Here’s what’s going on. New Facility Our new...