2015 Kendo Summer Camp

May 18, 2015

The 2015 AUSKF Kendo Summer Camp will be held in Dallas,Texas on the 24th, 25th and the 26th of July 2015 at the University of Texas at Dallas (800 W Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080).

Instructors from Japan:
– Shigeki Yamanaka (Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan)
– Hiroshi Ozawa (Kendo Kyoshi 8 Dan)

Kendo Promotion Exam is scheduled on July 26 (Sun) afternoon at the same place (see information)

Update 6/15/15: application packet is now available. Deadline is 7/6.


July 2015 Promotional Exam

May 18, 2015

AUSKF 2015 Kendo Summer Camp Kodansha Promotion Examination Information

Date: July 26 (Sun)
      12:30 PM – Registration
        1:00 PM – Promotion Exam (5 Dan & Above, Shogo)

Location: University of Texas, Dallas (UTD)
        800 W Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080

Deadline: July 17, 2015 (No late applications will be accepted)

Details can be found in these documents:

Note: federation signature is required, so check with your federation for its deadline.

16th World Kendo Championships information

May 15, 2015

The 16th World Kendo Championships are fast approaching! A wealth of information, including tournament trees, may be found on the official 16WKC website: http://16wkc.jp/

In addition to real-time posting of match results to the site, the AJKF Information Transmission team is planning to use ustream to stream matches as follows:
– Shiaijo-1: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/aj-kendo-f
– Shiaijo-2: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/aj-kendo-f-ch2
– Shiaijo-3: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/aj-kendo-f-ch3
– Shiaijo-4: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/aj-kendo-f-ch4

Gambatte Team USA!

5th AUSKF Junior Open National Championships – Announcement and Registration Packet

May 3, 2015

Dear Federation Representatives:

The All United States Kendo Federation is happy to announce that the 5th AUSKF Junior Open National Championships will be held on Saturday, August 1st, 2015, in Huntington Beach, California. These championships will be open to ALL kenshi 18-years and younger regardless of rank.

In addition, we will also be hosting a youth seminar the following day, Sunday, August 2nd, at the same location in Huntington Beach, California. This seminar will be open to all tournament participants regardless of age or rank.

Please download the application packet and submit one entry form and check per federation. Please complete and return all entry forms no later than June 13, 2015 to usjuniorkendoopen@gmail.com.  Please pay ONE CHECK PER FEDERATION payable to “ALL UNITED STATES KENDO FEDERATION” and mailed to the following address: 

Minoru Segawa
380 Clinton Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

In addition, we are happy to announce that a $500/participant Scholarship will be provided by AUSKF to each regional federation outside of California (each federation will receive a maximum of $2000 from this scholarship fund). Such scholarship should be used to alleviate costs related to the Championships at the discretion of each regional federation.

Thank you in advance for your interest in the Junior Open National Championships and completing the application packet in a timely manner. If you have any questions regarding the completion of the packet or information regarding the tournament, please email the Committee at usjuniorkendoopen@gmail.com.

AUSKF Junior Open Championship Committee