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ABKF Summer Seminars 2013
Federation Iaido Kendo

ABKF Summer Seminars 2013

This year again, we had two very nice seminars for Kendo & Iaido.
Here some group pictures taken; more available at social networks! See you all in December for the ABKF Winter seminar or in 2014 for our next Summer edition!

ABKF Kendo summer seminar 2013 ABKF Iaido Summer Seminar 2013

European Kendo Championships 2013
Federation Kendo

European Kendo Championships 2013

At the end of the first day of the 25th EKC, our member, Sara Van Laecken got a fighting spirit award in the “Junior” category.

The second day has seen the “men” team matches. This year, our national team got the second place in this tournament after very strong matches against Italy, Lithuania, Russia, Austria, Spain and finally France… details are on the EKF website and more pictures available at social networks. Check also the letter from our ABKF President (NL & FR versions)

DD EKC 2013_fr
DD EKC 2013_nl

Belgian Kendo “Open” Championships 2013
Federation Kendo

Belgian Kendo “Open” Championships 2013

For the 4th time, all ABKF Yudansha had their National Championships in Forest/Vorst on Sunday  March 3rd.

We had 5 pool of ladies, 3 pool of juniors and 29 poolof men attending the individual tournaments and 17 team for the team tournament.

Complete results can be found in the excell files here:

BKC Junior 2013  BKC Team 2013  BKC-Men-2013-A  BKC Ladies 2013

Pictures will follow as soon as possible, check also social media for more…

New 7th & 6th dan Kendo in Belgium !
Federation Kendo

New 7th & 6th dan Kendo in Belgium !

At the end of the 2013 EKF Kendo Referee Seminar, our Federation had the honour to congratulate Yoshinobu Kurogi from Wakakoma Kenshi Kai & Wesley Haeke from Kojika for their achievement for 7th & 6th dan. Beside them, also other successfull Belgian candidates had the pleasure to pass a grade. Congratulations to all of them!

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

A lot of pictures were taken by the trainees and are available at the social communities on the Web. Full results and some pictures are here:

roosters 2012 (DEFINITIEF)

Jodo Nishiumi

Another “Renshi” for Jodo in Belgium
Federation Jodo

Another “Renshi” for Jodo in Belgium

Well-known dojoleader of Agehachô Budokai, VKIJF Iaido & Jodo Technical Committee Member, Patrik DEMUYNCK, got the confirmation that he successfully succeeded for shogo title “Renshi” in Jodo last month (November) in Tokyo.

Congratulations, Patrik !

Belgian Kendo Kyu Championship 2012
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 network ‘Facebook’

results BKKC 2012

All Events Calendar

august

29aug09:0017:00CANCELLED !!! ABKF Kendo Summer Godo KeikokaiWith Examination until 5th Dan09:00 - 17:00 Event Type :Kendo

30aug09:0017:00CANCELLED !!! ABKF Iaido Summer Godo KeikokaiWith Examination from 1st Kyu to 4th Dan09:00 - 17:00 Centre Sportif Blocry, Place des Sports 1, 1348 Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, BelgiumEvent Type :Iaido,Iaido Grading

september

12sep12:0013:00BKR Kendo KeikoOpen from 2nd Dan12:00 - 13:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Kendo

13sep09:0014:00BKR Iaido – Regional training09:00 - 14:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Iaido,Iaido Grading

20sep09:0013:00VKIJF Jodo - Regional Training09:00 - 13:00 Sportcenter Horizon, Ternat, Bodegemstraat 12, 1740 Ternat, BelgiumEvent Type :Jodo

26sep(sep 26)00:0027(sep 27)23:48CANCELLED !!! EJC European Jodo Championships 202000:00 - 23:48 (27) Event Type :Jodo

october

10oct12:0013:00BKR Kendo KeikoOpen from 2nd Dan12:00 - 13:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Kendo

18oct09:0014:00BKR Iaido – Regional training09:00 - 14:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Iaido,Iaido Grading

25oct09:0013:00VKIJF Iaido - Regional Training09:00 - 13:00 Sportcenter Horizon, Ternat, Bodegemstraat 12, 1740 Ternat, BelgiumEvent Type :Iaido

november

14nov12:0013:00BKR Kendo KeikoOpen from 2nd Dan12:00 - 13:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Kendo

29nov09:0013:00VKIJF Jodo - Regional Training09:00 - 13:00 Sportcenter Horizon, Ternat, Bodegemstraat 12, 1740 Ternat, BelgiumEvent Type :Jodo

december

12dec12:0013:00BKR Kendo KeikoOpen from 2nd Dan12:00 - 13:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Kendo

january

09jan12:0013:00BKR Kendo KeikoOpen from 2nd Dan12:00 - 13:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Kendo

24jan09:0013:00VKIJF Iaido - Regional Training09:00 - 13:00 Sportcenter Horizon, Ternat, Bodegemstraat 12, 1740 Ternat, BelgiumEvent Type :Iaido

31jan09:0014:00BKR Iaido – Regional training09:00 - 14:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Iaido,Iaido Grading

february

13feb12:0013:00BKR Kendo KeikoOpen from 2nd Dan12:00 - 13:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Kendo

28feb09:0013:00VKIJF Jodo - Regional Training09:00 - 13:00 Sportcenter Horizon, Ternat, Bodegemstraat 12, 1740 Ternat, BelgiumEvent Type :Jodo

march

13mar12:0013:00BKR Kendo KeikoOpen from 2nd Dan12:00 - 13:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Kendo

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

28mar09:0013:00ABKF Iaido National Training + Referee Seminar09:00 - 13:00 Sportcenter Horizon, Ternat, Bodegemstraat 12, 1740 Ternat, BelgiumEvent Type :Iaido

april

10apr12:0013:00BKR Kendo KeikoOpen from 2nd Dan12:00 - 13:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Kendo

25apr09:0017:30ABKF BJC 2021 - Belgium Jodo Championships 2021+ EJC SelectionWith gradings from 1st Dan up to 3rd Dan09:00 - 17:30 Event Type :Jodo

may

08may12:0013:00BKR Kendo KeikoOpen from 2nd Dan12:00 - 13:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Kendo

16may09:0017:30ABKF BIC 2021 - Belgium Iaido Championships 2021With gradings from 1st Dan up to 4th Dan09:00 - 17:30 Event Type :Iaido,Iaido Grading

30may09:0013:00ABKF Iaido National Training + EIC Selection09:00 - 13:00 Sportcenter Horizon, Ternat, Bodegemstraat 12, 1740 Ternat, BelgiumEvent Type :Iaido

june

06jun09:0014:00BKR Iaido – Regional training09:00 - 14:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Iaido,Iaido Grading

12jun12:0013:00BKR Kendo KeikoOpen from 2nd Dan12:00 - 13:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Kendo

27jun09:0013:00VKIJF Jodo Regional Training09:00 - 13:00 Sportcenter Horizon, Ternat, Bodegemstraat 12, 1740 Ternat, BelgiumEvent Type :Jodo

july

10jul12:0013:00BKR Kendo KeikoOpen from 2nd Dan12:00 - 13:00 ADEPS - Auderghem, Chaussée de Wavre 2057, 1160 Auderghem, BelgiumEvent Type :Kendo

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