Welcome to the Southern California Naginata Federation!

For more than 40 years, the Southern California Naginata Federation(SCNF) has been teaching the art of naginata, a Japanese martial art form for men, women, and children. The naginata weapon originated over 1000yrs ago, today, the martial art form teaches etiquette, respect, patience, self-confidence, and self-control. Our chief instructor, Helen Michiyo Nakano sensei, a Kyoshi, is a recognized instructor by the USNF (United States Naginata Federation) and INF (International Naginata Federation).

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