Category - Kendo

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...

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...

All Events Calendar

august

26aug(aug 26)20:0028(aug 28)16:00ABKF Iaido Summer SeminarABKF Iaido Summer Seminar and Examinations until 5th dan20:00 - 16:00 (28) CET Centre Sportif Blocry, Place des Sports 1, 1348 Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, BelgiumEvent Type :Iaido,Iaido Grading

27aug(aug 27)09:0028(aug 28)16:00ABKF Kendo Summer SeminarABKF Kendo Summer Seminar and Examinations until 5th dan09:00 - 16:00 (28) CET ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Kendo,Kendo Grading

september

10sep12:0013:00BKR Kendo – Regional training12:00 - 13:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Kendo

18sep09:0014:00BKR Iaido – Regional training09:00 - 14:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Iaido,Iaido Grading

25sep09:0013:00VKIJF regional training - Jodo09:00 - 13:00 Sportcenter Horizon, Ternat, Bodegemstraat 12, 1740 Ternat, BelgiumEvent Type :Jodo

october

08oct12:0013:00BKR Kendo – Regional training12:00 - 13:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Kendo

23oct09:0014:00BKR Iaido – Regional training09:00 - 14:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Iaido,Iaido Grading

30oct09:0013:00VKIJF Iaido - Regional Training09:00 - 13:00 Sportcenter Horizon, Ternat, Bodegemstraat 12, 1740 Ternat, BelgiumEvent Type :Iaido

november

12nov12:0013:00BKR Kendo – Regional training12:00 - 13:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Kendo

27nov09:0013:00VKIJF regional training - Jodo09:00 - 13:00 Sportcenter Horizon, Ternat, Bodegemstraat 12, 1740 Ternat, BelgiumEvent Type :Jodo

december

10dec12:0013:00BKR Kendo – Regional training12:00 - 13:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Kendo

january

15jan09:0014:00BKR Iaido – Regional training09:00 - 14:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Iaido,Iaido Grading

22jan09:0013:00VKIJF Iaido - Regional Training09:00 - 13:00 Sportcenter Horizon, Ternat, Bodegemstraat 12, 1740 Ternat, BelgiumEvent Type :Iaido

february

26feb09:0013:00VKIJF regional training - Jodo09:00 - 13:00 Sportcenter Horizon, Ternat, Bodegemstraat 12, 1740 Ternat, BelgiumEvent Type :Jodo

march

12mar09:0014:00BKR Iaido – Regional training09:00 - 14:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Iaido,Iaido Grading

26mar09:0013:00ABKF Iaido Seminar + Referee Seminar09:00 - 13:00 Sportcenter Horizon, Ternat, Bodegemstraat 12, 1740 Ternat, BelgiumEvent Type :Iaido,Iaido Grading

april

30apr09:0013:00ABKF National Jodo Training + EJC Selection09:00 - 13:00 Sportcenter Horizon, Ternat, Bodegemstraat 12, 1740 Ternat, BelgiumEvent Type :Jodo

may

21may10:0018:00ABKF BIC 2023 - Belgium Iaido Championships 2023With gradings from 1st Dan up to 4th Dan10:00 - 18:00 Event Type :Iaido,Iaido Grading

june

04jun09:0013:00ABKF Iaido Seminar + EIC Selection09:00 - 13:00 Sportcenter Horizon, Ternat, Bodegemstraat 12, 1740 Ternat, BelgiumEvent Type :Iaido

11jun09:0014:00BKR Iaido – Regional training09:00 - 14:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Iaido,Iaido Grading

25jun09:0013:00VKIJF regional training - Jodo09:00 - 13:00 Sportcenter Horizon, Ternat, Bodegemstraat 12, 1740 Ternat, BelgiumEvent Type :Jodo

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