AUSKF Kendo Kodansha Fall Promotion Exam Announced!

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Dear Presidents of AUSKF Member Kendo Federations,

 

AUSKF Kendo Promotion Exam (5-7 dan and Shogo (Renshi, and Kyoshi) will be held in the afternoon of November 11, 2018 (Sunday) after the ASUKF board meeting at:

 

Greenhill School Cox Gym

4141 Spring Valley Rd Addison, TX 75001

(1 mile from event hotel. Locker rooms will be open to all participants.)

 

Registration starts 12:30 PM.   Shinsa starts at 1PM.  (No seminar or keiko planned after the shinsa)

 

We are accepting all applications online.

(Please do not mail the documents to my physical address.)

Please check the website below to access the application form.

http://auskf.org/docs/2018/Kendo5to7ApplicationDanForm.htm

 

All payments to be made online.

If you have any problem making online payment, please contact me.

 

You need to pay only for the examination on application.

Those who passed the test must pay the menjo fee within 2 weeks.

 

Event Hotel:

Crowne Plaza Dallas Near Galleria-Addison   (Special rate of $99/night)

14315 Midway Road Addison, Texas 75001

Courtesy Block for attendees other than board members: Deadline is October 19th . BLOCK CODE: AKC

Booking link:

AUSKF KODANSHA Booking link

 

Optional Hotels:

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dallas Near the Galleria

Courtyard by Marriott Dallas Addison/Midway

La Quinta Inn & Suites – Addison

 

Airports:

Love Field – primarily serves SW Airlines.

DFW International – primarily serves American Airlines as well as other major carriers.

 

Please distribute this information to your members.

The deadline of the application is October 26,  2018 (Friday).

 

Sincerely,

Michio Kajitani

VP Promotion & Examination, AUSKF

Email: promotion@auskf.org

 

Hope to see you there!

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October MWKF Godo-keiko Announced!

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Next date & location:
Chicago, Illinois
October 7, 2018
St. Gregory Gymnasium
1609 W Gregory St
Chicago, Illinois 60640
Time: Noon to 4:00 pm (doors open at 11:30 am)

  1. Online Waiver and Consent Form – If you have previously submitted this, you do not need to submit another one
  2. Survey form – The survey form should be completed and turned in at the godo keiko or returned to Okada sensei by email.
  3. RSVP – Please RSVP here

Hope to see you there!

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AUSKF Kendo Junior Nationals 2019 – Save the Date!

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All Regional Federation Presidents
Re: 2019 AUSKF Junior Open National Championships Save the Date Announcement
The All United States Kendo Federation Competition Committee is pleased to announce that the 2019 AUSKF Junior Open National Championships will be held on Saturday, April 6th 2019 at South Forsyth High School, 585 Peachtree Pkwy, Cumming, Georgia, 30041. Please advise your members to “Save the Date” for this important event. Additional details are pending and will be announced as soon as possible.
Warmest regards,
Yuji Onitsuka
Chair
AUSKF Competition Committee
Hope to see you all there!

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MWKF Kendo Summer Camp 2018

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Remember this weekend is the 2018 Midwest Kendo Federation Summer Camp, hosted by University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) from August 10 to 12, 2018.

We will have Shigeki Yamanaka sensei Hanshi 8 Dan, Shigeki Saito sensei Kyoshi 8 Dan both from Saitama Prefecture and Aki Suzuki sensei Kyoshi 7 Dan from Tokyo as well as a women’s seminar led by Suzuki sensei.

Hope to see you there!

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2018 AUSKF Women’s Kendo Seminar

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So very excited to remind everyone to go to this amazing seminar if you can!

From AUSKF Education ~

We are excited to announce that the 3rd AUSKF Women’s Kendo Seminar will be held on July 14-15, 2018 on the West Coast in Huntington Beach, California!!!

This year, we will welcome back former Team Japan and World Champion Yukiko Takami,!!  We are hopeful that this event will bring together the girls and women throughout the United States to learn kendo from one of the top female kenshi in Japan as well as top instructors from AUSKF!

We will have a full day seminar on July 14th (Saturday) and a half-day on July 15th (Sunday). Sign up by 7/6/18 at the AUSKF Education website.

 

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Registration Open Now for 2018 MWKF Summer Camp!

I am happy to announce this year’s MWKF Summer Camp will be held at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) from August 10 to 12, 2018.

We will have Shigeki Yamanaka sensei Hanshi 8 Dan, Shigeki Saito sensei Kyoshi 8 Dan both from Saitama Prefecture and Aki Suzuki sensei Kyoshi 7 Dan from Tokyo.

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Visit MWKF Upcoming Events page for more information. Hope to see you there!

Until next time, happy keiko!

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