Team USA Prospects for 2021 WKC

Dear Team USA Prospects:

Team USA will begin its two-year journey to participate in the 18th World Kendo Championships. The road to success at the WKC begins with hard work, effort, and dedication – as such, the practices will be rigorous and intensive training. Team USA is inviting all AUSKF Kenshi that are US citizens and 16 or older to consider joining this Team USA Gasshuku, to be held September 7-8, 2019, at Wilson Park in Torrance, CA.

This first Open Team USA gasshuku will be followed by another on November 2-3, 2019; and a final gasshuku in early 2020. Additional details for these upcoming gasshukus will be provided at a later date.

While official selections to Team USA will be made in subsequent months, those who hope to join Team USA MUST attend ALL Open Team USA Gasshukus to be considered for selection.

Details are as follow:

SATURDAY (9/7)
8am-3:30pm
Wilson Park
2200 Crenshaw Blvd.
Torrance, CA 90501

SUNDAY (9/8)
8am-12pm
Wilson Park
2200 Crenshaw Blvd.
Torrance, CA 90501

ATTENDANCE FEE: $50 (checks payable to “AUSKF Team USA”)
Send all checks to:
Spencer Hosokawa
17 Amelia
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

RECOMMENDED HOTEL:
Courtyard by Marriott
2633 Sepulveda Blvd
Torrance, CA 90505

Please download and complete the waiver at the link below by the start of the Gasshuku:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1hUl19gLRCjoW4Faf_nu7rvslc8EStjvy/view?usp=sharing

Please note that attendance is mandatory for both men and women. Please feel free to reach out to teamusakendo@gmail.com with any questions.

Team USA Kendo

Update 6/19/19
The entire text was replaced with the above email. To see the original text, refer to the announcement emailed 5/31/19 to all member federation presidents.

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