Category - Federation

Federation Iaido

Belgian Iaido Championships 2012

The 15th iaido championships organised this year by the BKR took place sunday 27/05/2012 in Louvain-La-Neuve (Blocry) and started at 10:30 sharp. The hall had been nicely prepared with 2 shiaijo and a warming-up area. 6 referees were appointed for each shiaijo (A & B) which made it possible to switch on a regular base. As the matches went on, soon it became as hot inside the hall, as it was outside … The morning competition ended at 13:00 and we could restart at 14:30 with the finals and Embu taikai for 5 dan. We did not have enough 6th Dan and up referees, that is why an...

Federation Kendo

Belgian “Open” Kendo Championships 2012

On March 11th, almost all Belgian kendo dojo had their annual rendez-vous in Forest-Vorst for the Belgian “Open” Kendo Championships. This tournament is open for all members of BKR & VKIJF which are at least registered for one year and not taking part in any other national championship. Three individual categories (Junior, Ladies & Men) as well as a tournament is organized in a one day long event. This year, 10 juniors, 13 ladies, 81 men &  17 teams took part. Results: 2012 Champion at Juniors: Sara VAN LAECKEN (Kenseikan) 2012 Champion at Ladies: Annick POLLET (Isshin...

Federation Kendo

Belgian Kendo Team for World Kendo Championships in Novara (IT)

From February, the final countdown for our team members has started. Since several months, this group prepared themselves to join the biggest event organized by the International Kendo Federation, the World Kendo Championships… This tournament is taking place every three years and will be held in Novara, Italy, next May. The Belgian delegation is composed of 7 Men & 7 Ladies assisted by their Delegation leader, coach & manager. Delegation Leader:  Daniel Delepiere (ABKF President) Coach: Nobuo Hirakawa & Serge Hendrickx Manager: Marc Nameche Men team: Carroll Tange, Wesley...

Federation Kendo

New training wear for Kendo team arrived

During last winter seminar, the coach of the Belgian team, N. Hirakawa received the first training wear from the sponsor, Robin Van Daele, owner of Electro Direct. This equipment will become the official wear for the next three years for our kendo team.

Federation Jodo Kendo

New “Kyoshi” & “Renshi” for Kendo & Jodo in Belgium

As the result for the first “Kyoshi” exam in Japan organized by the All Japan Kendo Federation in english, our friend Emilio GOMEZ (7th dan Kendo) from Butokukan dojo in Brussels passed successfully this test last November. Results for the ‘Renshi’ exams Kendo/Jodo in Japan organized by the same Federation, our friends Carroll Tange (7th danKendo) and Naoko Hamada (6th dan Kendo) from Meibukan dojo in Jette and Albert Van den Broeck from Taikikai dojo in Sint Pieters Woluwe passed also their test successfully last November . Congratulations to all three members of our...

Federation Kendo

Belgian Kendo “Kyu” Championships 2011

This year, we had the BKKC held in Grugge on Saturday 26th of November. The local dojo Isshin Dotai was celebrating its 20th anniversary and invited all Belgian beginner kenshi to join them for a long but wonderful journey!   About 120 participants, 20 referees, 10 motodachi and many audience did their best. Results in all categories are following: Category A (Technic 5 to 9): 1st Gallant – Kojika, 2nd Haeke – Kojika, 3rd De Blonde & Decottignies – Butokukan Category B (Technic 10 to 13): 1st Blansaer – Kojika, 2nd De Blander – Kenseikan, 3rd Carlier...

Federation Kendo

National Kendo Team

From December 2011, our National Kendo Team has the opportunity to be sponsored by Electro Direct bvba for at least three years. Welcome !

Federation Iaido

ABKF Iaido Summer Seminar 2011

10th Anniversary Edition The 10th Edition of the ABKF Koryu Seminar was held the 26-27-28 august 2011. The seminar was organised as part of the ABKF Summer Seminar 2011 and was located in Louvain La Neuve. It was a success thanks to our faithful Japanese sensei delegation composed of Oda K. 8th Dan Hanshi – Katsumata K. 8th Dan Kyoshi – Furuichi N. 8th Dan Kyoshi – Tsuchiya H. 7th Dan Kyoshi and the help of the koryu seminar staff. During those 10 years many other sensei honoured us with their teachings and the ABKF wanted to celebrate this anniversary by giving a present to...

Federation Iaido Jodo Kendo

New regulation for Shodan shinsa (FIK)

From now on, the minimum age for attending a shodan (1st dan) examination in Kendo, Iaido & Jodo is 13 years old instead of 14. Decision was taken dring a recent meeting of the International Kendo Federation (FIK) Please note.

All Events Calendar

april

11apr12:0013:00CANCELLED !!! BKR Kendo KeikoOpen from 2nd Dan12:00 - 13:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Kendo

26apr09:0011:00CANCELLED !!! ABKF National Iaido Training09:00 - 11:00 Sporthal Tolhuis, Tolhuislaan 77, 9000 GentEvent Type :Iaido

26apr11:0013:00CANCELLED !!! ABKF Referee Iaido Seminar11:00 - 13:00 Sporthal Tolhuis, Tolhuislaan 77, 9000 GentEvent Type :Iaido

may

02may08:0011:00CANCELLED !!! ABKF Kendo National Team Training08:00 - 11:00 ULB - Building E2, Hall 2, 50, avenue franklin RooseveltEvent Type :Kendo

08may(may 8)00:0010(may 10)20:00CANCELLED !!! 28th Kojika International Youth Spring Tournament00:00 - 20:00 (10) Sporthall Bourgoyen, Driepikkelstraat 30, 9030 MariakerkeEvent Type :Kendo

09may12:0013:00CANCELLED !!! BKR Kendo KeikoOpen from 2nd Dan12:00 - 13:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Kendo

17may09:0017:30CANCELLED !!! ABKF BIC 2020 - Belgium Iaido Championships 2020With gradings from 1st Dan up to 4th Dan09:00 - 17:30 Complexe Gaston Reiff, Rue Ernest Laurent 215, 1420 Braine L’AlleudEvent Type :Iaido,Iaido Grading

24may09:0013:00CANCELLED !!! VKIJF Iaido / Jodo Regional Training09:00 - 13:00 Sporthal Tolhuis, Tolhuislaan 77, 9000 GentEvent Type :Iaido,Jodo

30may(may 30)09:0031(may 31)17:00Shōshikai Open seminarWith Furuichi Norio Sensei - 8th Dan Kyoshi09:00 - 17:00 (31) Event Type :Iaido

30may10:0012:00CANCELLED !!! VKIJF Kendo Keiko10:00 - 12:00 Sportcentrum De Witte Molen, Azalealaan 29Event Type :Kendo

june

06jun08:0011:00ABKF Kendo National Team Training08:00 - 11:00 ULB - Building E2, Hall 2, 50, avenue franklin RooseveltEvent Type :Kendo

07jun09:0014:00BKR Iaido – Regional training09:00 - 14:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Iaido,Iaido Grading

13jun12:0013:00BKR Kendo KeikoOpen from 2nd Dan12:00 - 13:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Kendo

14jun09:0017:00BKR Dan Championships 2020 + Referee / Kakari-in seminar09:00 - 17:00 Event Type :Kendo

20jun10:0012:00VKIJF Kendo Keiko10:00 - 12:00 Sportcentrum De Witte Molen, Azalealaan 29Event Type :Kendo

28jun09:0013:00VKIJF Iaido / Jodo Regional Training09:00 - 13:00 Sporthal Tolhuis, Tolhuislaan 77, 9000 GentEvent Type :Iaido,Jodo

july

11jul12:0013:00BKR Kendo KeikoOpen from 2nd Dan12:00 - 13:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Kendo

august

08aug12:0013:00BKR Kendo KeikoOpen from 2nd Dan12:00 - 13:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Kendo

28aug(aug 28)20:0030(aug 30)16:00ABKF Iaido Summer Seminar 202020:00 - 16:00 (30) Centre Sportif Blocry, Place des Sports 1, 1348 Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, BelgiumEvent Type :Iaido,Iaido Grading

september

26sep(sep 26)00:0027(sep 27)23:48CANCELLED !!! EJC European Jodo Championships 202000:00 - 23:48 (27) Event Type :Jodo

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