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About Ariga Sensei

 Ariga-Sensei


Taro Ariga (Kendo Kyoshi 7th Dan)
BUTOKUDEN Kancho – Kendo Head Instructor

E-BOGU.COM Inc. CEO

Southern California Kendo Organization (SCKO) VP and Director of IT   

Portugal Technical Director and National Team Coach

Achievements:

BUTOKUDEN Dojo Founder
IBM Kendo Club Founder
University of Waterloo Kendo Club Founder

Tournament Achievements:

Represented Canada in the 7th World Kendo Championships in Korea 1988 (Bronze Medal)
Represented Canada in the 8th World Kendo Championships in Canada 1991 (Bronze Medal)
Represented Canada in the 9th World Kendo Championships in Paris 1994 (Bronze Medal)
Represented Canada in the 10th World Kendo Championships in Japan 1997
Represented Canada in the 11th World Kendo Championships in USA 2000 (Bronze Medal)
Represented Canada in the 12th World Kendo Championships in Great Britain 2003
Represented Canada in the 13th World Kendo Championships in Taiwan 2006
Canadian Kendo Championships 1990 (Gold Medal)
Canadian Kendo Championships 1993 (Bronze Medal)
Canadian Kendo Championships 2002 (Bronze Medal)
Represented Canada two times at the Nakakura-Ki Tournament, Japan
2014 All USA Championships (2nd Place Team)

International Kendo Coaching:

2009 World Kendo Championships Portuguese National Kendo Team Coach (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
2010 European Kendo Championships Portuguese National Kendo Team Coach (Hungary)
2011 European Kendo Championships Portuguese National Kendo Team Coach (Gdynia, Poland)
2012 World Kendo Championships Portuguese National Kendo Team Coach (Novara, Italy)
2014 European Kendo Championships Portuguese National Kendo Team Coach (Clermont-Ferrand, France)
2015 World Kendo Championships Portuguese National Kendo Team Coach (Tokyo, Japan)
2016 European Kendo Championships Portuguese National Kendo Team Coach (Skopje, Mcedonia)
2017 European Kendo Championships Portuguese National Kendo Team Coach (Budapest, Hungary)

Kendo Coaching in the USA:

2011 All USA Kendo Championships Southern California Kendo Organization Team Coach
2010 All USA Junior Kendo Championships Southern California Kendo Organization Team Coach
2011 All USA Junior Kendo Championships Southern California Kendo Organization Team Coach
2012 All USA Junior Kendo Championships Southern California Kendo Organization Team Coach
2015 All USA Junior Kendo Championships Southern California Kendo Organization Team Coach
2016 All USA Junior Kendo Championships Southern California Kendo Organization Team Manager