UCLA Spotlight




Swords of Westwood: UCLA Kendo Club

  • By Wendy Soderburg
  • Published Jul 20, 2009 8:15 AM

In 2003 UCLA student Nathan Makino decided to start a kendo club on campus. His father, seventh-level kendo master Masaharu Makino, agreed to be the teacher or sensei. Now the club has its own fourth-level practitioners, and a loyal membership devoted to the discipline of the sword.

Read the UCLA Magazine story, 'Swords of Westwood.'