Preliminary Info for the 2017 AUSKF Iaido Camp

September 29, 2016

The next AUSKF Iaido Camp and Jodo Workshop will be held as follows:
Date: Thursday, June 8 to Monday, June 12, 2017
Location: Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA
More details will follow when it becomes available.

Shozo Kato

Preliminary Info for the 2017 Jr. Nationals and US Championships

September 28, 2016

Dear Member Federation Presidents

Attached are the preliminary info for both the 2017 Jr. Nationals and the US Championships. The two championships will be held in San Jose, California at the same time. The Date is June 22 – 25, 2017. More information will come after the BOD meeting in November.

Best Regards,
Yuji Onitsuka
AUSKF VP of Competition

National Championships Prelim Info
Junior Open Prelim Info

November 2016 AUSKF Promotional Exam

September 27, 2016

Date: November 13 (Sun)
12:30 PM – Registration (Gym opens at 10:30 am)
1:00 PM – Promotion Exam (5 Dan & Above, Shogo)
4:30 pm – Follow-up Seminar and Keiko
Location: Palisades Park High School Gym
  1 Veterans Blvd, Palisades Park NJ  07650 (Nearest airport is Newark NJ / EWR)

Deadline: October 31, 2016 (No late applications will be accepted)
See application file for more details.

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

August 2016 Kodansha Exam Results

September 7, 2016

Congratulations to all who passed the kodansha promotional exam held 8/21/16 in Stanford CA:

Rank    First Name   Last Name    Federation
5 Dan   Katsunori    Matsushita   AEUSKF
5 Dan   Minoru       Segawa       SCKO
5 Dan   Young        Yoon         SCKF
5 Dan   Warren Wonil Kim          WKF
5 Dan   George       Ogawa        NCKF
5 Dan   Brian        Olson        SCKF
6 Dan   Ai           Nakayama     PNKF
6 Dan   Yukiko       Miura        SCKO
6 Dan   Yasuyuki     Shimada      NCKF
6 Dan   Keiko        Umemura      AEUSKF
6 Dan   Masayasu     Miyajima     MWKF
6 Dan   Takeshi      Tokunaga     NCKF
6 Dan   Atsushi      Kajioka      SCKO
6 Dan   Takaaki      Sato         MWKF
7 Dan   Jimmy Ken    Eitoku       NCKF
Renshi  Sandip       Ghodgaonkar  SCKO
Renshi  Dong Su      Lee          WKF
Renshi  Hiroshi      Ichimura     NCKF
Renshi  Naoki        Nagatani     SCKF
Renshi  Akira        Mizunoue     NCKF