June 22, 2018
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 August 19, 2018 (Sunday) after the ASUKF summer camp at:
Bill & Lillie Heinrich YMCA
4141 Meadows Lane
Las Vegas, NV 89107
This time, we are accepting all applications online. (Please do not mail the documents to my physical address.) Please use this link to access the application form.
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.
Please distribute this information to your members.
The deadline of the application is August 3, 2018 (Friday).
VP Promotion & Examination, AUSKF
Note: federation signature is required, so check with your federation for its deadline and procedure.
Attachment: information docx
May 9, 2018
Dear AUSKF Federation Presidents and Supporters
We are so excited to announce that the 2018 AUSKF Summer Camp will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada on August 17th (Friday) through August 19th (Sunday). We will have an exciting program and are expecting special guest senseis to join this camp, whom we will announce soon.
Thank you all for your continued support and enthusiasm for all of our AUSKF Education events.
More details to follow soon!!!
The registration for this event is officially available online now at the
AUSKF Education website auskf-education.com
The two guest Sensei will be Kunihide Koda Sensei (Hanshi 8 Dan) and
Masahiro Inadomi Sensei (Kyoshi 8 Dan).
Kodansha shinsa registration is now available, see announcement
May 3, 2018
Please keep your schedules open for this upcoming event. This year, we will be welcoming 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). More details to follow soon!!!
The registration for this event is now available online at the AUSKF Education website
April 29, 2018
Congratulations to all who passed the kodansha promotional exam held 4/15/18 in Huntington Beach CA:
Rank Name Federation
5 dan Steele Arashi SCKF
5 dan Lorimer Isabel SCKO
5 dan Kim Burm MWKF
5 dan Tamura Chiaki SEUSKF
5 dan Kan Joshua SWKIF
5 dan Muro Daisuke MWKF
5 dan Schultzel Matthew SCKF
5 dan Van Zutphen Cornelius SCKF
5 dan Kim Tommy WKF
5 dan Lee Chul SCKO
5 dan Vahl James SCKF
5 dan Kobayashi Kazunori SCKF
5 dan Sunwoo Eric SCKF
5 dan Yatomi Carolyn SCKO
5 dan Kim Neung WKF
5 dan Kosaka Wayne NCKF
6 dan KIM JEEHWAN MWKF
6 dan Kang Ryan SCKO
6 dan Barr Ryoko SEUSKF
6 dan Martinez Agustin NCKF
Renshi Zo Munik WKF
Renshi Song Kenneth WKF
Renshi Lim Sunmi WKF
Renshi Kajioka Atsushi SCKO
Renshi Nakano Eiichiro SCKO
Renshi Takahashi Kenji SCKF
April 29, 2018
In accordance with the Program & Regulations of the 17WKC, the Referee Selection Committee has selected the following persons as the 17WKC presiding referee, and referees.
Presiding Referee (Shinpan/Court Shunin)
– Mr. YoshiteruTagawa
– Mr. Shozo Kato, Mr. Tim Yuge, Mr. Shinobu Maeda, Mr. Michio Kajitani,
Mr. Douglas Imanishi, Mr. Hayato Okawa.
April 17, 2018
Please find attached the announcement for the next AUSKF Shimpan Seminar to be held June 2-3, 2018 in Nashville, TN. Please distribute to all of the Dojo in your region. As always any AUSKF registered Kenshi is welcome to participate.
We hope to see you there.
On-line registration information will follow very soon.
Thank you very much,
AUSKF Competition Committee
Here is the link for on-line registration for the up coming Nashville Shimpan Seminar to be held June 2-3, 2018 at Vanderbilt University. Please forward to your members/Dojo at your earliest convenience. Please remind them that the fees for all participants will need to be paid at the door in cash. I have also attached the previously sent announcement and a copy of the Vanderbilt University Campus Map.
Sign up link: https://goo.gl/forms/pvN9EuGoHWbP0RT53
April 1, 2018
Dear AUSKF Member Federation President,
The following is the general information about 17 WKC from Korea Kumdo Association (KKA). Please distribute this information to your member clubs.
Exec VP, AUSKF
- The general participants can buy the tickets17 WKC homepage linked to the agency website from April 2nd.
- The general participants can make their hotels anytime through the hotel website(s). The following are the hotels KKA has recommended for the officials, but general participants may stay here or wherever you like.
・Sheraton Grand Incheon Hotel http://www.sheratonincheon.co.kr
・Central Park Hotel Songdo http://www.centralparkhotel.co.kr
・Hotel L’art City & Park http://www.hotellart.com
- Only team members and referees may attend the WKC Farewell Party on Sep. 16th.