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2015 Saturday Keiko

Please see below a message from Katie Marx regarding Saturday keiko at Wesley College. HAPPY NEW YEAR! Saturday Keiko has begun for 2015! Come and join us for a fun training every Saturday afternoon with senseis HyunHong Cho (6th dan) and Will Wright (5th dan). This is a great chance to train in a different location and get to know people from other dojos. Everyone is welcome. Time: 2.00 – 3.30 Cost: $10 Address: Wesley College Sports Hall, corner of Moubray St. … Continue reading

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Monday 12th Jan : First Training for the Year & New Training Times for 2015

Hi all, I hope everyone had a safe and relaxing holiday and a Happy New Year. Now that University has re-opened for 2015, Monash Kendo Club will start training again. The first training session for the year will be Monday 12th January at the Monash University Sports Centre, Hames Hall 1. Please be advised that because of Monash Sport’s extension of their Social Sports program that training on Monday will be from 7:30pm – 9:30pm this year (including the 12th … Continue reading

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[IMPORTANT] No final training next Week December 22nd

Hi all, Unfortunately we’ve just received notice from Monash Sport that the Games Hall will be closed for renovations until January 2015. That means there will not be anymore training until further notice. Hopefully everyone has a safe and happy holidays, and we will see you all in 2015 for more Kendo!

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Minutes for MUKC AGM 2014

Hi all, Here are the minutes from the AGM held on Wednesday 5th November. Monash University Kendo Club AGM 2014 Minutes Cheers, Sam

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2014 Mumeishi 3’s Kendo Clubs Championships

Please see below a message from Trent about this year’s MUMEISHI 3’s. Dear All, It is with much excitement that I invite you to participate in the 2014 Mumeishi 3’s Kendo Clubs Championships. Date: December 6th Location: Beaconhills College Human Movement Center, Pakenham Campus, Toomuc Valley Road Time: Registration from 8.30am, Opening Ceremony at 9.30am Each club is welcome to enter two 3 person teams, with each team consisting of at least 1 Kyu grade participant. If you would like … Continue reading

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Support the Australian Team for WKC 2015

Support the Australian team at the 2015 World Kendo Championships! Hello everyone, The Australian Coaching and Management Team invite the AKR membership, members of the public and corporates to support the current Australian Kendo Team by making a tax deductible donation via our online portal setup in-conjunction with the AKR and the Australian Sports Foundation. http://asf.org.au/project/the-australian-kendo-team-travel-fund/ Our goal is to raise $20,000. The funds raised will be used to cover the team’s travel costs to attend the 16th World Kendo … Continue reading

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November 7th: VKR Kendo Keiko

Details for November’s VKR Friday Kendo keiko below. Details: Date: 7 November 2014 Location: Kenshikan Dojo, 91 Rosslyn Street, West Melbourne, VIC 3003 Time: 7:30pm – 8:30pm (please warm up before 7:30pm) Cost: $5 (fill out the sheet before/after training)

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15th November: MUKEN Beginning Shinpan Seminar

From our firends at MUKEN, another great Shinpan opportunity for 1st kyu members (and 1dan and 2dan members who have not had much shinpan experience) The Melbourne University Kendo Club will conduct a Beginning Shinpan Seminar for its members on Saturday 15 November, 2.00 – 4.00 pm at the West Stadium in the Melbourne University Sports Centre. We expect to have room for 5 or 6 members of other clubs if they are interested.   The course will be conducted … Continue reading

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AKC2015: Volunteers needed

Hi all, The 2015 AKC organising committee are looking for five people from each club to help run things on competition weekend (this includes set up and running of shiaijo, registrations etc.). If you want to help out, please contact the committee with your name and contact details by 30th October 2014. Volunteers will be contacted after this date. Competition dates are Saturday April 4th 2015 and Sunday April 5th 2015. However, they also need people on Friday night April 3rd.

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[AGM] Notice of Annual General Meeting of MUKC November 5th 7.30pm

Hi all, As per the rules of the Monash University Kendo Club Inc. and our affiliation agreement with TeamMONASH, please be advised that there will be an Annual General Meeting of the Club on November 5th. A full agenda will follow in the following weeks. The meeting will take place after our kata training session on Wednesday 5th November at 7.30pm at the Monash Sports Centre, Games Hall. The meeting will be followed by a free BBQ dinner for all … Continue reading

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October 3rd: VKR Kendo Keiko

Hi everyone, This Friday there is VKR Kendo Keiko. Sorry for the late notice! Details: Date: 3rd October 2014 Location: Kenshikan Dojo, 91 Rosslyn Street, West Melbourne, VIC 3003 Time: 7:30pm – 8:30pm (please warm up before 7:30pm) Cost: $5 (fill out the sheet before/after training)

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NO TRAINING Wednesday 24th September

Hi all, Because a number of members will be attending the Shinai Seminar at Kenshikan, or preparing for the Australian University Games trip, there will be NO TRAINING at Monash on Wednesday 24th September. The next training will be held on Monday 29th September. Please be aware that as the committee will still be away at the AUG on this day, there might be some disruptions to training. Cheers! ~Sam

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Wednesday 24th September: Visit/Seminar By Mr Koji Sato – Shinai Maker

Hi all, Mr. Koji Sato of Takefuji Co. Ltd. will be visiting Australia for a short time and will be running a Shinai Maintenance Seminar at the Kenshikan Dojo on Wednesday 24th September from 7pm-8.30pm. Mr. Sato has 23 years experience making shinai, and has supplied and produced shinai for many well-known All Kendo Championship senshuu and sensei. The seminar will cover *How to maintain shinai *How to fix round/oval shinai *How to adjust tsukagawa to different lengths *Effective ways to … Continue reading

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