About Us

Current Leadership (2017-2018 Year)

Club President: Winston Cheung (2018)

Club Treasurer: Yoojin Han (2019)

Practice Instructors: Jessica Ye  and Gary He  

Club History

The Yale Kendo Club was started in 1987 by Mr. Igor Popovic from West Germany and continued under the leadership of Mr. Taka Sudo sensei and his brother from 1992-2002.  In 2004, the first Yale Collegiate Kendo Tournament was held on Jan 31 - Feb 1.  From 2012, the club was led by Jessica Ye and Chitoku Toda sensei. The current club instructors are Jessica Ye and Gary He; the current club officers are Winston Cheung (President) and Yoojin Han (Treasurer).