Due to Friday’s “Codeco” of our government, it was necessary for ABKF to adapt again to the organization of its 2021 edition of the Winter Seminar.Besides the fact of trying to keep the health of participants correct, we also try to maintain as much as possible the organization of the examinations in good circumstances for all.Due to the nature of the practice of Iaido and Jodo, this hasn’t had any impact on the already decided modifications taken last week. Only the moment for the Jodo exams changed a little but if everyone (Jodo) is present at the sports center from the...
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Dear friends The unprecedented period, in which “everything changed”, has continued to evolve. The Belgian government and its experts are asking us to limit our contacts and thus our social activities. We hoped to be able to organize the annual winter seminar under somewhat modified circumstances, without the presence of a Japanese delegation, but with peace of mind. We’re not there yet. To ensure maximum safety for all our members and their guests while providing access to visible progress; we are forced to shorten this year’s schedule. Please find the updated schedule in the...
Dear ABKF members
Please find the following letter from our president, Serge Hendrickx, regarding the still ongoing pandemic.Stay safe and be aware of the necessary precautions.
please find the message from the newly appointed FIK president, Yasuhiro Inagawa, on the following PDF:
Dear friends !!!IMPORTANT UPDATE RELATED TO COVID!!! Due to the recent evolutions with the COVID-19 virus, the seminar scheduled has been changed. Please read the following message from our ABKF President S. Hendrickx thorouhly in one of the following attachments: With great pleasure, we announce the opening of the registrations to the ABKF Winter Seminar edition of 2021 from 17 December to 19 December 2021.Please read the following rules carefully and fill in the form to participate in the seminar and examinations.Link to the schedule: Registration will close on 1st December 2021. Link to...
On Saturday 18th September 2021 an ABKF kendo and Iaido Keiko and Examination day will be held in Bourgoyen, 9030 Mariakerke
To register to Keiko and/or Examination please fill in the following form:
Registration will close the 4 September 2021.
The form details the complete Schedule of the day. It can also be found here:
!!! Due to the COVID security measures and restrictions please read it carefully and be on time the 18th. Very important also fill in the medical form and bring it with you a paper version:
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Today, Saturday July 3rd 2021, after more than a year, our National Kendo Team started their practice. Not everyone is back yet but it gives a nice feeling to see happy faces working hard. Since former coach and manager resigned, ABKF appointed new members for these tasks: Peter D’Hont will from now on act as our NTK coach and Ismail Bozok will pick up the position of NKT manager. From now on and as long as COVID 19 is active in our country, every person who wants to join any training has to fill-in in advance following pdf-document downloadable here: questionnaire-obligatoire-ABKF_nl...
NL:Met diepe droefheid moeten we helaas het overlijden van Albert Heirmanmeedelen. Na een strijd van 3 maanden is Albert op 74-jarige leeftijd helaas overleden aan het COVID-19 virus op woensdag 23 Juni 2021 . Naast jarenlang lid van de ABKF en leraar in het technisch comité van iaido, was Albert ook gekend als grondlegger van de Tenshokai dojo in Lembeke en leerling van de Yagyū Shinkage-ryū school. De begrafenis zal plaatsvinden in intieme kring. Al onze gedachten zijn met de familie, naasten en vrienden in deze moeilijke periode. Gedenk Albert mee in uw volgende keiko.Indien u uw...
BKR measures from 26 April 2021:
FR & NL (2 pages .pdf) version here under: