The first week of May, during the “Golden Week” is every year the moment of the ZNKR gatering known as the “Kyoto Taikai”. Demonstrations & matches in Jodo, Iaido & Kendo are organized at the Butokuden in Kyoto (Japan) for 6th up to 8th dan. This year, five members took part in the Kendo division and one in the Iaido part. They certainly have some very nice experience to share with us but… one of them got also the result of his Renshi examination. We are very proud to inform You that our friend, Michael Simonini, has been awarded “Renshi” in...
Category - Iaido
Dear Members, Following the dramatic events that happened today in Brussels, we forward you the message from French Federation’s Vice-President, Dominique Dupuis. C’est avec une profonde tristesse que nous avons appris l’horreur qui vous touche ce matin. Croyez bien que tout le Comité National Français de Kendo, comme tous les kendoka Français sont atteints dans leur cœur par ce malheur. La Belgique, comme la France il y a peu, subit aujourd’hui la méchanceté et la lâcheté d’individus “nonhumain”. Croyez bien, que nous vous soutenons de toutes...
Dear Sirs & Madams, We delightedly announce you that there will be an exclusive exposition of Japan’s Martial Art. Title : “The Spirit of Budo – The History of Japan’s Martial Arts” Dates : 26 November 2015 – 8 January 2016 Place : Japan Information and Cultural Centre (Embassy of Japan in Belgium) Address : Rue Van Maerlant 1, 1040 Bruxelles This is the Japan Foundation Touring Exhibition. This exhibition consists of two parts: in the first part, reproductions/originals of historical weapons such as bows and arrows, suits of armor, helmets, and so on...
A new 7th dan Iaido in Belgium! Our friend Philippe Bruwier passed successfully this test sunday 25/10/15 at the end of the European Iaido Championships in Berlin. Big congratulations!!
Gradings results (EKF PDF) here
The 22nd European Iaido Championships 2015 was this year organized in Berlin, Germany. The ambiance during this event was great and everybody was very happy to meet all Iaido friends from all over EKF countries. After 1 day seminar, the Belgian team did fight hard Saturday in the individual taikai and won 3 medals with Kim Croes 2nd dan Silver, Simonini Michael 6th dan Bronze, Kanto Yuki 5th dan Fighting Spirit. The Belgian delegation was composed of: Trembloy Jean (manager), Vlad Liviu (Coach), Vermeulen Karen, Heungens Daan , Croes Kim, Damoiseau David, Van Gilsem Grégory, Vervack Valentin...
The 25th ABKF Winter seminar Kendo, Iaido & Jodo & Nakakura Competition will be held in Brussels from the 15th to 20th December 2015.
Registration is OPEN – Please find more information here
Our friend Luc Defraeye passed 6th dan Iaido at the end of the last CIK Iaido seminar which was organized in Modena, Italy. Big congratulations !!
The 18th Belgian Iaido Championships 2015 took place this Sunday 10/05/15 in Sint-Niklaas. Belgian Iaido level is increasing every year and we were rewarded with thrilling matches and finals. Congratulations to all the participants and thank you for the great job of the organizing Dojo: Tamiza Kendo Kai.
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The 14th edition of the ABKF Summer Seminar will take place for the Iaido part the 21-22-23 August 2015 in the Centre sportif de Blocry, Louvain La Neuve – Registration is now open. Check out also the info for the Kendo part 21-22-23 August 2015 in ADEPS Auderghem Brussels.
Check here for more info and registration
Iaido 21-22-23 August 2015 – Centre sportif de Blocry
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Kendo 27-28-29-30 August 2015 – ADEPS Auderghem Brussels