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Latest VKR news (23-06-2017)

permalink – https://wp.me/p6R6sO-3OV   Hey guys,  Here is the latest VKR news –  Nanseikan Kangeiko 2017 This year we will be doing something different. We will be training at Nanseikan in the morning, then travelling to Tora Dojo to join in their training in the afternoon. All VKR members are welcome to join! There will be car pooling to go between dojos, and a meeting point for lunch. All details are at http://www.kendo.org.au/2017/06/next-week-training-at-tora-dojo.html   2017 Otsuka Taikai Reminder Just a … Continue reading

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2017 Otsuka Taikai

permalink – https://wp.me/p6R6sO-3OR   Hey guys, Information about this year’s Otsuka Taikai – Dear VKR Members, The Otsuka Taikai commemorates the opening of the Kenshikan Dojo on the 15th of July 1990. The existence of the dojo would not have been possible without the generous donation made by Mr Kenshiro Otsuka and the Otsuka Family. The taikai will be held on Saturday 15th of July 2017. It is a goodwill taikai and is teams based. As per last year, there … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events VKR Calendar

Saturday 1 – Sunday 2 July, 2017 5th Oceania Women’s Kendo Seminar & Taikai – Sydney (more info) Queensland Kendo Renmei Seminar – Tallebudgera (more info) Saturday 15 July, 2017 2017 Otsuka Taikai (more info) Saturday 14 October, 2017 22nd DHMDK Kumdo Tournament Invitation (more info) Friday 20 October – Sunday 22 October, 2017 Melbourne Kendo Cup 2017 (more info)

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Upcoming trainings

Upcoming trainings (by Emily, from Facebook) Mon 5/6 – Normal training Wed 7/6 – ** Kata training ** Sun 11/6 – AUG training (MUKC members only, held at Caulfield) Mon 12/6 – Normal training (yes, even though it’s the Queen’s birthday!) Wed 14/6 – Normal training Mon 19/6 – Normal training Wed 21/6 – Normal training Sun 25/6 – AUG training (MUKC members only, held at Caulfield) Mon 26/6 – ** Shiai practise ** Wed 28/6 – Normal training All … Continue reading

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Latest VKR news (01-06-2017)

permalink – https://wp.me/p6R6sO-3OG   Hey guys, Here is the latest VKR news, from Jularaj Suthibutr VKR Secretary –    VKR Monthly Keiko Date: 2 June 2017 Time: 7:30 – 8:30pm (own warm ups before start) Location: Kenshikan Dojo, 91 Rosslyn St, West Melbourne, 3003 Vic Cost: $5 LOCATION 91 Rosslyn St, West Melbourne, 3003 Vic   5th Oceania Women’s Kendo Seminar. Registration Deadline This Sunday Dear Female Kendoka, Registration deadline for the 5th Oceania Women’s Kendo Seminar & Taikai is this … Continue reading

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Latest MUKC and VKR news (28-05-2017)

permalink – https://wp.me/p6R6sO-3Ou   Hey guys, Here is the latest MUKC and VKR news –   MUKC Upcoming Trainings (by Emily, from Facebook) Mon 29/5 – ** Shiai practise ** Wed 31/5 – Normal training All trainings in the Games Hall 😊   VKR Membership registration renewal for 2017/2018 For all MUKC members, you should have received reminders and emails regarding VKR membership renewal for 2017/2018. Please note you must be registered with the VKR in order for you to … Continue reading

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2017 MUKEN Taikai this Saturday

permalink – https://wp.me/p6R6sO-3Oi Hey guys, Here are the details of this Saturday’s MUKEN taikai. Note that competitor registration is now closed. The below information is provided for those who would like to spectate. Good luck everyone!!   2017 MUKEN Taikai Hi club representatives, Melbourne University Kendo Club will be hosting the 9th annual MUKEN Taikai on 20th May, Saturday and would like to invite all AKR members to participate in this event. It will be held in the West Stadium of the Melbourne … Continue reading

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Latest MUKC and VKR news (15-05-2017)

permalink – https://wp.me/p6R6sO-3O9 Hey guys, Here is the latest club news, and VKR news –   Bogu in the MUKC upstairs locker room / cage (by Emily, from fb) Hi everyone – as you may or may not be aware, we don’t have enough bogu for all our beginners and are unable to borrow from KSK at this time, so we’re trying to fix up all our old bogu upstairs to increase our inventory. There’s a lot of unnamed and unknown … Continue reading

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Current club status

Current members – Regular Training. Usual time and venue for current members. Beginners 2017 – Membership registration: CLOSED.  If you are not a member of our club, but you are an experienced Kendo player and want to join our training, please come along and chat with us.  If you do not have Kendo experience but are interested in learning more, please feel free to come along and watch us during our training. Unfortunately we are no longer accepting new students this year. … Continue reading

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Latest VKR news (04-05-2017)

Hey guys,  Here is the latest VKR news. From Jularaj Suthibutr, VKR secretary –    VKR Kendo Keiko (MAY 2017) (Mony -Please read “When training at Kenshikan” for a refresher on etiquette when visiting Kenshikan.) Date: 5 May 2017 Time: 7:30 – 8:30pm (own warm ups before start) Location: Kenshikan Dojo, 91 Rosslyn St, West Melbourne, 3003 Vic Cost: $5 LOCATION 91 Rosslyn St, West Melbourne   2017 Australian Kendo Championship Final Competition And Grading Results Dear VKR Members, Please … Continue reading

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Latest MUKC and VKR news (29-04-2017)

permalink – http://wp.me/p6R6sO-3NF MUKC news items –  + University Games training schedule (by Emily, from fb) + Upcoming trainings (by Gen, from fb) + Congrats! (by Emily, from fb) VKR news items –  + Tempudo Budogu Now Has A Representative In Melbourne – Trent Reeve + When Training At Kenshikan + 22nd DHMDK Kumdo Tournament Invitation – 14 Oct 2017 – Sydney + Masatake Sumi Sensei Seminar – Sat, 3 June 2017 + 5th Oceania Women’s Kendo Seminar & Taikai – Sydney … Continue reading

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Annoucement: MUKEN Camp

permalink – http://wp.me/p6R6sO-3Nu From Emily – ANNOUNCEMENT: MUKEN CAMP Exciting news everyone – the University of Melbourne Kendo Club (aka MUKEN) have announced dates and opened registration for their annual MUKEN Camp. This camp is an intensive weekend of kendo where you will learn many new and important kendo things, as well as an opportunity to meet all the new MUKEN beginners and make friends with other people beginning their kendo journey. ***  While the camp is not compulsory, it is … Continue reading

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2017 Australian Kendo Championship Results – Congratulations Victoria!

A great result for Victoria!  From Jularaj, VKR secretary – Congratulations to the Victorian squad that competed in the 42nd Australian Kendo Championships! 35 competitors from 7 clubs around Victoria joined together to take part in the competition held over the Easter weekend in Canberra. Out of the 10 divisions, Victorians came first in 4 divisions, second in 1 division, and third in 1 division: Women Kyu Individual 1st Place: Winnie Wu (MUKC) Men Dan Individual 3rd Place: Kazuya Kimura … Continue reading

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