KYUDO                                     IAIDO                                   KARATEDO                              ZEN                                TEA CEREMONY
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.​Arching Oaks:
 
Arching Oaks is  a 501 (c) (3) Nonprofit organization located at 37114 North Thrill Hill Road in Eustis, Florida. Arching Oaks is 100% Solar powered and set on 20 acres filled with wooded areas, trails for Shinrin-yoku (forest bathing) and a large fishing pond. It features a traditional Japanese Dojo, tea room, full size Art studio, Pottery making area and guest housing in a timeless unhurried atmosphere. We are honored to welcome guests to our personal facility who are seeking an escape from daily routine in order to decompress and share an unplugged experience. An experience that enables one to enjoy the fellowship with new found friends and visits with wildlife such as Black Bear, Hawks and Sandhill Cranes. Meet our Board.

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Dojo Mission:
 
The Kashimon Dojo is a Budo retreat center and destination for traditional budoka. We are dedicated to advancing traditional Japanese Martial Arts and Shugyo, by facilitating instruction faithful to the spirit and content as practiced in Japan, hosting international seminars, and academic lectures by Subject Matter Experts in Budo, Zen and Shinto.

Dojo Vision:


Our VISION is to promote mindfulness and personal growth through the study, development and preservation of traditional Japanese Budo Arts and culture. 


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​Karatedo:
 
 As student of Budo since 1984, Sabastian Velilla began the practice of Shotokan Karatedo with Sensei, Oscar David Alicea of Orlando, Florida. The Kashimon Dojo facilitates Karate practice under the auspices of the Kokusai Budoin-International Martial Arts Federation (IMAF) and the Japanese Karate Association (JKA) of Japan. The current president of the Kokusai Budoin is Yasuhisa Tokugawa the great-grandson of the 15th and final Shogun of Japan, Tokugawa Yoshinobu (1837-1913).




​Iaido:
 
Alicea Sensei further introduced Iaido study in 1989. The Kashimon Dojo is a proponent of the practice  of Toyama Ryu Iaido and Battodo under the banner of Mukai Sensei of the ToyamaRyu Iaido Battodo Renmei (TIBDR) and Sakaida Kaicho respectively from Japan. The Kashimon Dojo is the first Dojo in the Americas to be distinguished as an Official branch of the ToyamaRyu Iai-Battodo Renmei.

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Kyudo:
 
The Kashimon Kyudojo was built to promote the practice of the traditional Japanese Art of Archery – Kyudo. We operate under the auspices of the South Carolina Kyudo Renmei. We are members of the Florida Kyudo KaiAmerican Kyudo Renmei and by extension the International Kyudo Federation of Japan. The Kashimon dojo has the distinction of being the only formal Kyudojo in Florida and the 4th traditional Kyudojo (5 Person) in the Americas.
 
 
​Private lessons available.

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