Latest MUKC and VKR news (09-09-2018)

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Hey guys,

Here is the latest MUKC and VKR news – 


MUKC Upcoming Trainings
(By Emily, from Facebook 09-09-2018)

Sun 9/9 – Uni Games training (5:30-7pm at Monash in the Games Hall)

Mon 10/9 – Normal training
Wed 12/9 – Normal training

Fri 14/9 – Sun 16/9: WKCs (faito Trent!)

Sat 15/9 – Uni Games training (3-4:30pm at Kenshikan)
Sun 16/9 – Uni Games training (6-7:30pm at Monash in the stadium)

Mon 17/9 – Normal training
Wed 19/9 – Normal training

Sat 22/9 – Uni Games competition
Sun 23/9 – Uni Games competition; Vic Squad training (1-4pm at Kenshikan)

Mon 24/9 – ** Shiai practise **
Wed 26/9 – Normal training

Sun 30/9 – 2K-4D grading (1pm at Kenshikan)

Mon 1/10 – Normal training
Wed 3/10 – ** Kata training **

Fri 5/10 – VKR Keiko (7:30pm at Kenshikan)
Sat 6/10 – Vic Squad training (1-3:30pm at Kenshikan)

Mon 8/10 – Normal training
Wed 10/10 – Normal training

Sun 14/10 – Vic Squad training (1-3:30pm at Kenshikan)

Mon 15/10 – Normal training
Wed 17/10 – Normal training followed by ** AGM ** (please attend! We’ll be discussing both this year and next year’s plans as a club, as well as choosing a new committee πŸ™‚ )

Sat 20/10 – ** MUKC Night (7pm at Monash Hotel, Clayton) **

Mon 22/10 – Normal training
Wed 24/10 – Normal training

Sun 28/10 – Junior Monthly Keiko for kids (1-3pm at Kenshikan)

Mon 29/10 – ** Shiai practise **
Wed 31/10 – Normal training

All trainings in the Games Hall unless otherwise specified 😊

Uni Games trainings are open to Monash members only. Trainings may also be subject to change so keep an eye out for updates.

Ballarat Kendo Taikai – Saturday 10 November

Dear VKR delegates,

Ballarat Kendo Club Inc will be again hosting its Goldfields Kendo Taikai on Saturday, 10th November and would like to invite all AKR members to participate in this event.

It will be held in the main gymnasium at the Eastwood Leisure Complex, Eastwood Street, Ballarat.

The format of the competition is a gender inclusive individual knock-out, with the winner of the Kyu taikai progressing to the Dan division. There will be two divisions:

Open Kyu (6th Kyu – 1st Kyu)
Open Dan (1st Dan – 7th Dan)

Entries may be limited due to time constraints, with earlier entries receiving preference. All competitors in the Dan division will be expected to assist with shinpan duties for the Kyu grades. In this case, dress will be hakama and keikogi.

Registrations will open at 9.30a.m on the day, with proceedings commencing at 10.30 a.m.

There will be a $15 entry fee for each competitor. We ask that club members register themselves by emailing by the 1st of November directly and make the payment by Saturday, 4th November to Ballarat Kendo Club, Commonwealth Bank BSB: 063870 ACC: 10238409 with your surname-comp as reference

Sensei 5th Dan and above and non-competing volunteers will have their lunch provided.

For all enquiries please email


Jularaj Suthibutr
Victorian Kendo Renmei


Fwd: Follow the Aus Team at the 17th WKC

Dear AKR members and supporters,

Thank you so much for your generous support of the national team. We have done our best to prepare for the upcoming World Kendo Championships in Korea, September 14-16. Now it is time for us to show the our supporters what we have prepared for the past three years!

To keep you closer to our journey at the WKC, we will have two social media platforms to update our journey and links to live-stream the competition.

Please follow our pages below:
Facebook: Support the Australian Kendo Team
Instagram: Australian Kendo
Competition live-stream: TBC
17th WKC official website:
We will start posting the Australian Kendo Team’s journey from this Saturday 8th September until the end of WKC. Stay tuned to stay connected with the team! We need your support!

Kindest regards,

Yaya Bonggotgetsakul
Assistant Manager
Australian Kendo Team

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