31st EKC Frankfurt (Germany) After a long time of not doing kendo because of Covid 19, we finally hadagain a European Kendo Championship in Frankfurt.As the new coach of the Belgium team, together with our new managerIsmail Bozok, we can say that this year was more then a great success. Our first goal was to get a team back to the dojo. A team that would beready for this EKC, but also for the future. I wanted to get a team thatcould work together as one team. This goal was reached by the help ofmany people coming to the team training. I’m really happy with theeffort they did for that...
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The 23rd Belgian Iaido Championships 2022 took place this Sunday 22 May 2022 in Louvain-la-Neuve. Congratulations to all the competitors and thank you for the great job of the referees and the organizing committee. Here are the competition results: MUDAN DEMUYNCK AxelARNOULD MichelTUYPES JurgenSAVALLO LaetitiaFS. PERMENTIER Luc SHODAN WILLE KevinANSEEUW SanderDESSERS StephaneDEVIS Veronique FS. DEVIS Veronique NIDAN MAES NicolasNGUYEN Phuc-PhangLE TuanBAKOURA Effi FS. VANDERSTRAETEN Alain SANDAN BASU PramitBOUSRAF MayaPIRARD FlorianBROGGI Jacques FS. PIRARD Florian YONDAN HEUNGENS DaanCROES...
The subscriptions for the Belgian Iaido Championships on 22nd of May 2022 are closing soon! Deadline is 08/05/2022 (end of this week!). Event info:
The invitation email was sent to the official ABKF email of every dojo, please inform email@example.com if you have not received this invite!
Examinations will be held on this day from 1st Kyu up until 4th Dan, same deadline for examination subscriptions: 08/05/2022! More info on examinations: subscription:
Please find the following information, shared by EKF, in regards to the upcoming EKC in Frankfurt:
in addition to the traditional little blue book, the Provisional Shiai and Shinpan Rules will be strictly applied.As a reminder, the link to the video is:
Please watch it carefully again so that you will be comfortable with it and then you can still participate with the aim of the best ippon.I wish you all the best with your EKC preparation and first please take care and stay safe!
please be aware that this Sunday we have the national training and the referee seminar. The national training is not a national team training, but an open keiko for all iaido practitioners.
The referee seminar is mandatory to be selected as a referee for the Belgian Iaido Championships. We also need iaidoka to help at this referee seminar for the shiai geiko.
Last weekend, the 13th of March 2022 the Belgian Kendo Championships for Dan grades were held in Braine l’Alleud. After having to postpone the championships for 2 years, we were finally able to continue our events and championships. Thanks to the dojo I Shin Den Shin and the BKR for the organization of this championship, the day was a success with nice kendo and happy kendoka. Congratulations to all medalists! Individuals Junior : 1st place : Takeshi BOFFA (Wakakoma Kenshi Kai)2nd place: Siep Van Heugten (Kojika)3rd places: Mattia Spaepen (Wakakoma Kenshi Kai) & Sakura Haeke...
Find below the program for the BKC 2022 this year in Braine L’Alleud.
Click this link to download the program: BKC-2022-Program
Please print your own copy and for your club members .There will be only printed copy’s available for the referee’s.
Last week the mail has been sent to all official ABKF Kendo dojos with the information for the Kendo Dan Championships. This was sent to the official ABKF email address of each dojo.
Any dojo that has not received the information, please contact the ABKF Secretary and President as soon as possible.
Examinations will be held right after the championships closing ceremony, the link with details and subscription form can be found here: form link:
Please make note of the deadline, subscriptions are closing on the 4th of March.Payments need to be done by the 5th of March at the latest.
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...
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...