In December since 27 years in a row, ABKF organise its Winter event for Kendo, Iaido and Jodo. This year, almost 400 persons coming from 31 different countries showed up at (at least) one of the trainings organized from Tuesday to Sunday. During the weekend, also grading sessions took place where we welcomed around 130 candidates and we ended with the traditional Kendo competitions ( ladies, men individuals and the team of three). Specific for this tournament is the “Ippon Shobu” rule which asks for constant sharpness of attention if you want to win the tournament. This year we...
Category - Kendo
Dear members please already note the following important 2018 ABKF Kendo events in your agenda.
07/01/2018 ABKF Kendo National training (Het Rooi)
04/03/2018 ABKF Kendo National training (Het Rooi)
08/04/2018 ABKF BKC – Belgian Kendo Championships 2018 (Ixelles)
05-06/05/2018 Kojika Kendo Championships 2018 (Ghent)
06/05/2018 BKR Championships 2018 (Ixelles)
21->28/08/2018 ABKF Kendo Summer Seminar (Auderghem)
11->16/12/2018 ABKF Winter Seminar (Auderghem)
For more information & other dates (BKR/VKIJF Regional Training) check the full 2018 Agenda
Happy new year 2018 🙂
The definitive delegation from Japan for our annual Winter Seminar is knew from now. This delegation has been reinforced, for the Jodo-part, by European Jodo Kyoshi 8th dan René Van Amersfoort and are assisted by a huge number of 7th dan coming from Italy, The Netherlands, France and Belgium.
For those who would like to know more in detail about the Japanese delegation, please find here additional info:
Following the visit of Mimasaka city’s Mayor and Kendo Hanshi Tahara sensei last December 2016 during the Winter Seminar 2016, our NT Ladies were invited to join the 16th edition of the Otsu Cup.
Two of them, Lisa Van Laecken & Freija D’Hont, together with our President Dany Delepière and the European Tour leader Yoshinobu Kurogi joined the event.
As a part of the 17 people large selection of European Kendo Ladies, they will take part in a unique Women Kendo Tournament which will see 640 ladies in 194 teams competing.
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...
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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Complete results are here
1 DE TAVERNIER A KOJIKA
2 DEMOOR l KENSEIKAN
3 CARLIER E KOJIKA
3 DEGROOTE LIEN KENSEIKAN
FS KUROGI KOTA WAKAKOMA
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
1 TANAKA ROBIN YUHI
2 VAN LAECKEN KEN KENSEIKAN
3 TAKAGI TOMA WAKAKOMA
3 ONODERA ATSHUSHI ULB
FS VAN DEN BROECK JURI SEISHINKAN
3 SEISHINKAN 1
FS LEEUWS EMMA ( KENHACHI) and DESPOELBERCH BENOIT ( MEIBUKAN)
The information about the BKKC 2016 has been published here : BKKC2016
The composition of the poules and drawing can be found here: Drawing
IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING TEAM COMPETITION: Teams will be composed of 3 fighters !
Due to Brussels not being accessible on that day (cars not allowed in Brussels) this year’s Kyu Seminar has been cancelled.
Dear friends, A new season is upon us and a few changes will be brought to the schedule and preparation pattern of the national team of kendo. First of all, the national team training (NTT) will be held (whenever possible) every first sunday morning and complemented by two asa geiko on every second saturday and third sunday. The schedule and locations will be put on the ABKF agenda. Please note that the first NTT will be held on the 4th of September in Antwerp (from 8 to 10.00): Sporthal Het Rooi 2 Berchemstadionstraat 73 2600 Berchem That training is open to anyone that would like to...