Etymology

‘Dai’ = Great/Big/Large

‘To’ = Eastern  (same as To in ‘To’kyo and Kyo’To’)

‘Kan’ = Hall/Building

Daitokan was  the name of Takeda Tokimune Sensei’s Dojo in Hokkaido. This name was given to our study group by Kondo Katsuyuki Sensei.  It is a tremendous honour.