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Welcome to

Est. 1988

CASCADE KENDO KAI

KATSU JIN KEN

life-giving sword

"Katsu Jin Ken means the 'sword that makes life.' The sole purpose for me to study kendo is to create life in myself to create a better human being... The sword is always with me, in my spirit, to teach and guide me, to polish me to become better every day and every moment so that I can serve my friends and my community until my usefulness is exhausted."

From the autobiography of the late Rod Omoto Sensei, Kyoshi 7 Dan

At Cascade, our motto is