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Welcome to the ABKF Events website

The All Belgium Kendo Federation is the central link between the two federal federations VKIJF and BKR that are responsible for the practise of Kendo, Iaido & Jodo (Kendo, Iaido and Jodo are martial arts which use the Japanese sword or katana.) in Belgium and abroad, it is a member of the European Kendo Federation (EKF) and the International Kendo Federation (IKF). The abkfevents website list all the ABKF events, agenda and competition results.

EKF – European Jodo Championships 2017 – Belgian results

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As well as last year the Belgian delegation has gained beautiful results.

Team Competition:

Bronze (Gold: Sweden ; Silver: Germany ; Bronze: Slovakia)

Individual competition :

Shodan division : VAES Nicolas : Silver

Sandan division : VERMEULEN Karen : Bronze

Yondan division : DE BLOCK Marjan : Gold

 

Gradings :

Van den Broeck Albert : nanadan
Vlad Liviu : godan
Vermeulen Karen : yondan
Vaes Nicolas : nidan
Heungens Daan : shodan

Arthur Degand
Team Manager

New 7th dan in Belgium…

Our dear Albert Van denBroeck succeeded in 7th dan Jodo examination today at the end of the European Jodo Championships. All our congratulations for this achievement !

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Iaido Hanshi Aoki sensei

It is with deep sadness that we have to announce that Aoki Sensei passed away. He was a great Sensei that many of us met during Seminars and EIC. Our deepest condoleance to his family. The Iaido world will miss you :'(

Belgian Iaido Championships 2017

This year, the 20th ABKF Iaido Championships took place on May 21th in Affligem. It was a wonderful day with great shiai.

Congratulations to all the participants and medal winners. See you all next year for the 21st edition of the Belgian Iaido Championships 🙂

Results

MUDAN
1.VANDERSTRAETEN ALAIN (RAITO)
2.LOPEZ CEDRIC (YAEGAKI-KAI)
3.BASU PRAMIT (KENHACHI)
3.VERHEYDEN BENJAMIN (YAEGAKI-KAI)
FS.CORDIER LAETITIA (BUTOKUKAN)

SHODAN
1.MAES NICOLAS (YAEGAKI-KAI)
2.PEYNSAERT YOSHI (KIG)
3.MOTIEJUNAS AURELIUS (BUTOKUKAN)
3.REYNDERS MERLIJN (SHINBUKAN)
FS.VAN LAETHEM JOS (RAITO)

NIDAN
1.HEUNGENS DAAN (KIG)
2.VERMEULEN KAREN (KIG)
3.PIRAR FLORIAN (SAKURA)
3.FOULON XAVIER (KIG)
FS.DECOSTER PIETER-JAN (BUTOKUKAN)

SANDAN
1.CROES KIM (KENHACHI)
2.DE BROYER SEBASTIEN (TAIKIKAI)
3.PHAN DUC TRUNG (YAEGAKI-KAI)
3.FLAMENT CHANTAL (AGEHACHO)
FS.PHAN DUC TRUNG (YAEGAKI)

YONDAN
1.VERVAEK VALENTIN (KIG)
2.YANO CHIEKO (KIG)
3.PAUWELYN NICOLAS (TENSHOKAI)
3.RENESSON FABRICE (KCC)
FS.LAMMENS ARNAUD (TAIKIKAI)

GODAN
1.VANDENBUSSCHE JONATHAN (AGEHACHO)
2.VLAD LIVIU (AGEHACHO)
3.DE BURGHGRAEVE ALAIN (AGEHACHO)
3.VAES NICOLAS (MUSHINKAN)
FS.HONTOIR FRéDéRIC (SHOSHINKAN)

Thank you to all the helpers and the organizers, the ABKF, the Iaido TC BKR.
See you all next year.

ABKF Iaido TC

EKF – European Kendo Championships Hungary

Freija D’Hont (ladies team) and Adrian Detavernier (junior individual) were awarded “Fighting Spirit” on the first day of the EKC.

On the second day, the Men team lost in 1/8 final from winner France. Ladies team lost the 1/4 final.

At the third day, for the ladies and men individuals, Freija D’Hont and Kensaku Maemoto ended their tournament at the 3rd place. Sara Van Laecken got a “last” fighting spirit in this edition on the European Kendo Championships.

Belgium was also represented in the pool of referees by two representatives: Chris Maes & Serge Hendrickx

Congratulations to all! Let’s start practice & preparation for next goal!

New “Renshi” in Belgium

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Our friend, Luc Defraeye, has been awarded “Renshi” in Iaido last week in
Kyoto (Japan). We congratulate him on this achievement!

New 6th Dan Iaido in Belgium!

Yuki Kanto passed her 6th dan at the end of the seminar organized by CNK in Versailles this weekend. Congratulations!

ABKF Summer Seminar 2017

The 16th edition of the ABKF Summer Seminar will take place for the Iaido seminar the 18-19-20 August 2017 in the Centre sportif de Blocry, Louvain La Neuve and for the Kendo seminar the 23-24-25-26-27 August 2017 in the ADEPS Auderghem, Brussels.

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Iaido 18-19-20 August 2017 – Centre sportif de Blocry
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Kendo 23-24-25-26-27 August 2017 – ADEPS Auderghem Brussels
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ABKF Belgian Kendo Championships 2017 Gent – results

Complete results are here

Juniors:

1 DE TAVERNIER A KOJIKA
2 DEMOOR l KENSEIKAN
3 CARLIER E KOJIKA
3 DEGROOTE LIEN KENSEIKAN
FS KUROGI KOTA WAKAKOMA

Ladies:

1 D’HONT FREYA KOJIKA
2 VAN LAECKEN LISA KENSEIKAN
3 VAN LAECKEN SARA KENSEIKAN
3 CHA KYEON SON SEISHINKAN
FS LABAS ELOISE KENDO CLUB CHARLEROI

Men:

1 TANAKA ROBIN YUHI
2 VAN LAECKEN KEN KENSEIKAN
3 TAKAGI TOMA WAKAKOMA
3 ONODERA ATSHUSHI ULB
FS VAN DEN BROECK JURI SEISHINKAN

Team:
1 WAKAKOMA
2 KOJIKA
3 SEISHINKAN 1
3 YUHI
FS LEEUWS EMMA ( KENHACHI) and DESPOELBERCH BENOIT ( MEIBUKAN)

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EKF European Iaido Championships 2016 – Budapest

Beste vrienden,

De Belgen hebben het weerom gedaan in Budapest.

Een ongelofelijke prestatie neergezet tijdens het Europees Kampioenschap
IAIDO 2016

Individueel , op de 7 Finales, beheersten wij er 5, met als resultaat:

SHODAN: GOLD – Karen Vermeulen

NIDAN: SILVER – Daan Heungens

SANDAN: Een Belgische Finale: GOLD – Valentin Vervack en SILVER – Kim
Croes

GODAN: SILVER – Yuki Kanto

ROKUDAN : Een Belgische kwartfinale: BRONS – Luc Defraye en in de
finale: SILVER Michael Simonini-Meyts

Teamkampioenschap:

Het Belgisch Team heeft heel wat mooie wedstrijden geleverd, maar werd
juist voor de kwartfinales uitgeschakeld door de uiteindelijk Europees
Kampioen Zweden

Er heerste een zeer hartelijke sfeer onder alle deelnemers en
medewerkers van alle landen, een goede hoop rijst door de samenwerking
en de aldus ontstane vriendschapsbanden die het enge egoïsme, dat wij
de jongste tijd overal rondom ons de kop zien opteken, ruim overstijgt,
aldus de ondervoorzitter van de EKF, in zijn toespraak, “wij zijn in
onze oefening het voorbeeld voor de toekomst van de wereld”.

Jean TREMBLOY