Welcome to KeyForce Toastmasters Club Homepage!

About Keyforce

Keyforce Toastmasters Club was established in June 2000 with a focus in Women’s leadership. As we broader our club – welcoming male members and young ~ professional generations, the best about Keyforce is the diversity, exciting speeches with the member’s variety of experience, professional feedbacks, and the most, the welcoming at-home atmosphere.

*Key facts about Keyforce*

Age: 20s through 80s

Member: 36 (60% female, 40% male)

Members’ occupation: IT, Retail, Law firm, Finance, Business owner, University professor, Researcher, NGO, Interpreter, Tour guide etc.

Please take a look at the [Meeting Minutes] tab in this homepage to see what our meeting is like!


About Toastmasters

Toastmasters is an International, non-profit and educational organization – a place to learn communication and leadership skills through public speaking.

There are over 352,000 members in 141 countries worldwide as of March, 2018.
In Japan, there are 187 Toastmasters clubs, more than 4,000 members.


If you’re interested: please visit us as a guest!!

Please send us a message to: keyforce@keyforce.org

KeyForce Members are waiting for you!


Venue/Schedule/Contact

  Venue: Tokyo Women’s Plaza  東京ウィメンズプラザ B1 floor
5-33-67 Jingu-mae, Shibya-ku, Tokyo Japan
TEL: 03-5467-1711
  Schedule: Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday 19:00 – 21:00    – Please check the schedule page
  Contact:  keyforce@keyforce.org
  Facebook Page:  https://www.facebook.com/keyforcetmc/
  Club fee: Membership renewal in March and September annually.

Active members – 7,500 yen / half year

Dual members – 7,000 yen / half year

Club Mission Statement

  • We pledge to improve English ability through practicing English public speech
  • We foster leadership skills
  • We provide mutual support to develop communication and leadership skills for every member
  • We provide open-minded, cooperative, and inspiring environment


WHAT’S NEW?

~Pathways now available!~  May 4th, 2018

Toastmasters’ new Education system, Pathways is now available in Japan. Please access the Toastmasters International Website and explore!

 

~Keyforce hosting District 76 Spring Conference Special Workshop~

It is our greatest honor to host the District 76 Spring Conference Special workshop as the coordinating club. TM Pat Johnson, past International President is visiting Japan to share how Pathways, the new Toastmasters Education system was created and how our experience in Toastmasters is about to change.

The Making of Pathways

~Keyforce Christmas Gala~

Another memorable Christmas Gala was held in December 2017!

~Keyforce Summer Gala 2017~

We had our annual Summer Gala with an inspiring speech, fun games, exciting music and great food!

 

~Keyforce was featured on CNN English Express, September 2017~

Toastmasters was featured on CNN English Express (September 2017 edition) as a great place to brush up your English skills. Keyforce was covered on the page!

~Toastmaster Year 2017-2018 started~

A new Toastmaster year started on July 4th, 2017. TM Mai Araki is elected as president. You can check her inauguration speech from “About Us” as well.

~Area 31 International Speech Contest 2017~

Congratulation! TM Mana Tanaka won Japanese contest (as a member of other club) and took second place at English contest. TM Yasunari Matsukawa took second place at the Japanese contest. TM Naoko Adachi and TM Hidenori Takahashi put up a brave fight at the Japanese and the English contest, respectively.

~KeyForce Toastmasters Club In-house International Speech Contest 2017~

~KeyForce Christmas Gala 2016~

We had a hilarious evening at Furanzuya house in Omotesando on December 6th.
Starting with Toast by Area Director TM Maiko Fujiwara,
we had special speech, TM Makoto Ishiwata, title was “What would you like to try if you could do anything without danger or failure?” and we enjoyed two entertainments : Party Game, Ryota and music by Haruno, Yasunari, and Chihina.
Over 30 participants had a big laugh with special speech and were excited about party game and music all together.
It was joyful and happy Christmas Gala – Pictures show it!

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~KeyForce Toastmasters Club In-house Table-topic Speech Contest 2016~

KeyForce Toastmasters Club In-house Table-topic Speech Contest 2016

 ~KeyForce Summer Gala 2016~

Thank you all who took part in our 2016 summer gala for the great time, all the laughs and fun we had on August 2nd at style Minamiaoyama. Many guests and the members of Key Force Toastmasters had an amazing evening featuring inspiring speeches including the guest speech by TM Martha Kusakari “Happy Lucky Me”, the first place winner of District 76 Japanese Speech Contest 2015, and music by TM Yasunari Matsukawa & TM Kasey Yawata.

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〜Communication & Leadership Award 2015 – Ambassador Caroline Bouvier Kennedy〜

Our founder, Ann Sado Honjo DTM, worked hard as a committee chair of Communication and Leadership Award for Toastmasters District 76.

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She coordinated with the American Embassy and was honored to have Ambassador Caroline Bouvier Kennedy graciously accept the 2015 Communication and Leadership Award. Ann conducted the award presentation on District 76 Fall Conference on November 28, 2015.
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Message from Ambassador Caroline Bouvier Kennedy

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〜KeyForce Christmas Gala 2015〜

We had another great gala with so much fun!

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We danced the night away as always. So proud of our dancers!

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Great music, fun speeches and more..

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And we had a lovely surprise, too.      …we have a new member! Hope more members keep coming. (Contact us if you are interested in becoming our guest!)

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〜KeyForce Summer Gala 2015〜

Thank you all who took part in our 2014 summer gala for the great time, all the laughs and fun we had on August 4th at Ivy Hall in Omotesando. Many guests and the members of Key Force Toastmasters had an amazing evening featuring inspiring speeches including the guest speech by TM Rustle Howser, the third place winner of District 76 Speech Contest 2014, and breathtaking Gospel by Ms. Hideko Tsuru.

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