Category - Kendo

Federation Iaido Jodo Kendo

22nd Belgian Winter Seminar Kendo, Iaido & Jodo + Nakakura Cup

This year we had a delegation of 16 teachers & students coming from allover Japan for the annual winter event organized by our Federation. For one entire week we had Nishiumi sensei for Jodo, Kobayashi & Uehara sensei for Iaido & Tahara, Hirakawa, Nomura and others for kendo.  Around 400 persons travelled to the Centre Sportif ‘Forêt de Soignes’ for the different classes. On Saturday afternoon, exams from 1st up to 5th dan were organized in Kendo. Sunday was the last day with the usual Kendo competitions and in the afternoon were the dan examinations for Jodo &...

Federation Kendo

Belgian Kendo Kyu Championship 2012

On Saturday November 24th, 140 competitors, 24 referees, motodashi, kakari-in & enthousiasts had their annual ‘rendez-vous’ in Auderghem for the national “kyu” (beginners) tournaments. The day was also an opportunity for some of the participants to try ‘ikkyu’ or ‘shodan’ examination. Thanks everybody for making this day so big that we are thinking about a new formula for next year which will make the event even more enjoyable for all… Hereby the complete results in pdf-format. Lots of pictures can be found at the social communittee...

Federation Kendo

1st BKR Yudansha Kendo Tournament

Last October 21st 2012, the frenchspeaking wing of our federation (BKR) organized its first Yudansha Kendo Tournament in Châtelineau. This tournament was also preceeded by a referee seminar. About 60 persons took part in the event. A success for a first attempt!
Results are here: BKR_ChampionshipYudansha2012RESULTS

Kendo

National Kendo Team Seminar 2012

On the first weekend of October, for the 4th year in a row, the Belgian National Kendo Team staff organized a complete weekend seminar which is the occasion of introducing the personal view on kendo of a foreign high-ranked teacher. This year, the invitation went to Lorenzo Zago, Renshi 7th dan, member of the Italian federation. Participants were basically those interested in a selection for the upcoming EKC. Group picture was taken at the beginning of the second session; Yamamoto & Hamada sensei are missing since they skipped this part of the seminar. (Clikc on the picture to see...

Federation Iaido Kendo

ABKF Summer Kendo & Iaido Seminars 2012

This year again, we had two very nice seminars for Kendo & Iaido. Here some group pictures taken; more available at social networks! See you allnext December for the Winter version or  in 2013 for the next Summer edition!

Federation Kendo

15th World Kendo Championships

The Belgian delegation joined world’s greatest gathering this year in Novara (Italy). Important meetings of FIK & EKF had also place before the tournament. More info will be available through your dojo leaders soon regarding the decisions taken. On the first day, 4 out of 7 from our men delegation members took part in the individual competition. One of them, Carroll Tange arrived in the final best 8 top and will be rewarded with a “Fighting Spirit” at the end of the day. Second day was “Ladies day”. 4 of our ladies took part in the individual competition and...

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.

Iaido Jodo Kendo

ABKF Winter Seminar 2011

As always, December was a busy month… We had the 21st edition of the ABKF Winter Seminar for Kendo, Iaido & Jodo. All groups had the opportunity to practice under the guidance of Japanese top experts. This year, around 300 persons from 12 different countries came to Brussels to share their knowledge, experience and make new friends. Jodo practitionners had a very “basic” seminar with Nishiumi sensei, Kyoshi 8th dan, who stressed the importance of kihon and zanshin in daily practice.           Iaido practitionners got “serious” info in...

All Events Calendar

november

16nov10:0012:00VKIJF - Kendo Regional Training10:00 - 12:00 Sportcentrum De Witte Molen, Azalealaan 29Event Type :Kendo

17nov09:0019:00ABKF Belgian Kendo Kyu Championships 201909:00 - 19:00 Sporthall Bourgoyen, Driepikkelstraat 30, 9030 MariakerkeEvent Type :Kendo,Kendo Grading

24nov09:0013:00VKIJF Iaido / Jodo Regional Training09:00 - 13:00 Sporthal Tolhuis, Tolhuislaan 77Event Type :Iaido,Jodo

december

07dec08:0011:00ABKF Kendo National Team Training08:00 - 11:00 ULB - Building E2, Hall 2, 50, avenue franklin RooseveltEvent Type :Kendo

14dec10:0012:00VKIJF - Kendo Regional Training10:00 - 12:00 Sportcentrum De Witte Molen, Azalealaan 29Event Type :Kendo

14dec12:0013:00BKR Kendo – Regional TrainingOnly from 2nd Dan - Hall G312:00 - 13:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Kendo

17dec(dec 17)09:0022(dec 22)17:00ABKF Winter Seminar 2019With gradings from 1st Dan up to 5th Dan09:00 - 17:00 (22) ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Kendo / Iaido / Jodo,Kendo / Iaido / Jodo Gradings

january

04jan08:0011:00ABKF Kendo National Team Training08:00 - 11:00 ULB - Building E2, Hall 2, 50, avenue franklin RooseveltEvent Type :Kendo

11jan(jan 11)14:0012(jan 12)14:0011th Godo Keikokai 202014:00 - 14:00 (12) ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Kendo

26jan09:0013:00VKIJF Iaido / Jodo Regional Training09:00 - 13:00 Sporthal Tolhuis, Tolhuislaan 77Event Type :Iaido,Jodo

february

01feb08:0011:00ABKF Kendo National Team Training08:00 - 11:00 ULB - Building E2, Hall 2, 50, avenue franklin RooseveltEvent Type :Kendo

09feb09:0014:00BKR Iaido – Regional training09:00 - 14:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Iaido,Iaido Grading

22feb(feb 22)09:3023(feb 23)16:30Women In Iaido Seminar, 3rd Edition09:30 - 16:30 (23) Hall des Sports ULB Erasme - Bâtiment O, Route de Lennik 808, 1070 Event Type :Iaido

march

07mar08:0011:00ABKF Kendo National Team Training08:00 - 11:00 ULB - Building E2, Hall 2, 50, avenue franklin RooseveltEvent Type :Kendo

15mar09:0014:00BKR Iaido – Regional training09:00 - 14:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Iaido,Iaido Grading

22mar09:0013:00VKIJF Iaido / Jodo Regional Training09:00 - 13:00 Sporthal Tolhuis, Tolhuislaan 77Event Type :Iaido,Jodo

april

04apr08:0011:00ABKF Kendo National Team Training08:00 - 11:00 ULB - Building E2, Hall 2, 50, avenue franklin RooseveltEvent Type :Kendo

26apr09:0013:00VKIJF Iaido / Jodo Regional Training09:00 - 13:00 Sporthal Tolhuis, Tolhuislaan 77Event Type :Iaido,Jodo

may

09may08:0011:00ABKF Kendo National Team Training08:00 - 11:00 ULB - Building E2, Hall 2, 50, avenue franklin RooseveltEvent Type :Kendo

17may09:0017:30ABKF BIC 2020 - Belgium Iaido Championships 2020With gradings from 1st Dan up to 4th Dan09:00 - 17:30 Hall des Sports ULB Erasme - Bâtiment O, Route de Lennik 808, 1070 Event Type :Iaido,Iaido Grading

24may09:0013:00VKIJF Iaido / Jodo Regional Training09:00 - 13:00 Sporthal Tolhuis, Tolhuislaan 77Event Type :Iaido,Jodo

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

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

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