From December 2011, our National Kendo Team has the opportunity to be sponsored by Electro Direct bvba for at least three years. Welcome !
Category - Kendo
On Saturday November 12th, Kenseikan & Kojika dojo organized in presence of the ‘De Zeine’ family a special “Jodan” practice dedicated to the late Mark De Zeine.
Our National Team had the opportunity in their preparation towards the nextcoming World Kendo Championship to train under the autority of Jean Pierre Labru, former captain of the French National Team. His knowledge and input was highly appreciated by the current members of the team and those who were present at this seminar.
Thanks for this very nice seminar, Jean Pierre!
On a sunny saturday, the ABKF Technical Committee gave the “kyu” members of all Belgian dojo “rendez-vous” in Ghent for the annual (free) seminar. The weatherforecast, this time, did very well predictions which made many of our beginners doing other things than Kendo. About 60 persons enjoyed the seminar and had an introduction to the new “Bokutoh Training” which our delegates to the annual “Kitamoto” (J) seminar were drilled in. Maybe in the next future this part will become a part of examination, so be aware of this training method. At the...
Last August, we had the opportunity to start this year’s Kendo season with an unique delegation of high-level teachers from Japan. A five day long seminar allowed the participants to sharpen their skills. Our Summer event becomes popular to our foreign friends as well since peoplefrom Czech Republik, France, La Réunion Island, Germany, Greece, Great Britain & Spain attended this time. A very interesting lecture was held on Saturday about the deeper meaning of kendo practise by Hirakawa sensei. Feel free to download here Lecture august 2011 NH.
The annual Kendo seminar organized by the All Japan Kendo Federation for foreign kendo leaders just ended. Two of our members joined. Stephan Klugkist from Yu-Hi & Patrick Van Nieuwenhove from Enmei Ryu. Welcome back guys!
Our member, C. Maes was invited by the Federation of Jordan to lead the first seminar for Kendo ever in their country. Before his visit, they had already some experience with Iaido & Jodo (and some Belgian visitors) but this seminar is the start for active Kendo practise in Amman…
1st Kendo seminar in Kingdom of Jordan
From now on, the minimum age for attending a shodan (1st dan) examination in Kendo, Iaido & Jodo is 13 years old instead of 14. Decision was taken dring a recent meeting of the International Kendo Federation (FIK) Please note.
ABKF got the result of the selection made by ZNKR for their Kendo seminar in Kitamoto (J) today.
Stéphane Klugkist (Yu-Hi)
Patrick Van Nieuwenhove (Enmei Ryu)
Best wishes & good luck !
Today, May 13th, we got the info from Zen Ken Ren that our friend and President of VKIJF, Christiaan Maes, was awarded the title of “Renshi”. Congratulations, Chris!