Wide World of Sports

Asahi Baseball


Come explore unique sports found throughout the world rich in cultural history. Get an up close look at the athletes, learn about their sport and its history, and give it a try yourself during an interactive demonstration.


BASEBALL:

The Canadian Nikkei Youth Baseball Club is dedicated to creating healthy communities through the game of baseball. Inspired by the legacy of the Asahi Baseball team (1914-1941), for their skill, perseverance and accomplishments, it has been our collective dream to bring back the Asahi Baseball Team to the Nikkei Community and Canada.  Come watch them play at 1:00pm on the Latrace Field at Minoru Park.


FENCING:
The Dynamo Fencing Club will be on site and is one of Canada’s largest and most successful fencing clubs. Boasting one of the strongest and most comprehensive elite training programs for competitive fencers in all 3 weapons, Dynamo is also a home to a large and diverse community of recreational fencers of all ages and skill levels.


ARCHERY:
Grab a bow and test your aim at the Archery Range operated by 6 Pack Beach.  With origins dating back as far as 10,000 BC, examples of archery at one point were found throughout all regions of the world.


MARTIAL ARTS:
Richmond Martial Arts will be showcasing athletes trained in various styles of martial arts. Learn about the different techniques and styles of Taekwondo Karate, Krav Maga, Muay Thai Kickboxing, and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.


BOCCE:
A popular Italian ball game that has its origins dating back to the Roman Empire. Learn the rules and techniques for this game of skill and strategy.


SUMO:
An iconic and recognizable sport originating out of Japan, sumo is a form of full-contact wrestling where a rikishi (wrestler) tries to throw the other wrestler out of the ring. Put on the sumo suit and rise to the challenge in this interactive demonstration.

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