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Saturday 12 – Sunday 13 August, 2017 Victorian Kendo Championships (VKC) 2017 (more info) (draws) Saturday and Sunday September 2-3, 2017 Victorian Kendo Renmei 2017 Interhigh Gasshuku (more info) Saturday 11 November, 2017 Ballarat Kendo Club 30th Anniversary Takai and Demonstration (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)
Good morning MUKC Members!! Attached are the details for the UTS Kendo Seminar in December. Please read the info pack carefully. If you intend to attend the seminar then please fill in the attached spreadsheet with your details – replace “Your Name” with your actual name in the spreadsheet. Unless we have a spreadsheet from you, we will not include your name. UTS Info Pack UTS Registration Form – Your Name Once you have completed the spreadsheet please email it … Continue reading
Hey guys, Our next AGM date has been organised! Please see below from Winnie. This event has also been posted on our Facebook group. From Winnie: Hello growing MUKC padawans and seasoned Jedi warriors!! It has been a great year for MUKC but the time has come for the current committee to step down and pass on the MUKC legacy to the next generation. For those who trained with us this year and/or have been an active member of MUKC, we … Continue reading
Hi all, This year VKC is on the 30-31 August and the registration is now open. Please read the attached document for more info. (Please ensure you carefully read the Conditions of Entry section as there has been some minor changes since last year.) VKC 2014 Information Handout Venue: Victoria University, Footscray Park Campus, Ballarat Road Court 1, Level 1, Footscray Park Aquatic and Fitness Centre (Building L) If you are interested in competing in any category, you … Continue reading
This is a call for 2014 AUG attendees This year, the competition will be held in University of Technology Sydney on September 27th– 28th. Every year, Monash Kendo sends out a team which usually includes new members (beginners) from the year to compete at the AUG. That is, it does not matter if you are a beginner this year, you will get the extra trainings to have you ready for it (^.^)/. The extra trainings are scheduled on every Sunday … Continue reading
Hi Seniors, Two taikais are coming up!! If you’re interested in participating then please inform a committee member by 5pm 30th of June. Nagae & Otsuka Taikais Saturday The 14th July 2011 @ Kenshikan It is planned to hold the Nagae Taikai during the morning and the Otsuka Taikai in the afternoon. The format of the Nagae Taikai will be the same as last year. It will be an individuals based Taikai for senior Kendoka. 3rd Dan and above Kendoka … Continue reading
Hey beginners! It seems like the beginner’s course has come to an end and it’s time for your advancement to the junior stage! To celebrate this occasion, there shall be a bbq tomorrow night after Wednesday training! It starts at 8pm so everyone train hard and work up an appetite!! See you tomorrow 🙂
Dear All, This year’s MUKEN TAIKAI was a great success, with 48 competitors demonstrating a very high level of kendo. A big thanks to the shinpan, the sensei, the volunteers, Melbourne Uni Sport, and all competitors. Please find attached a brochure detailing the results of the tournament. Also, please find through this link a timelapse of the whole event for your viewing https://vimeo.com/42890239. Kind Regards, Viet Hoang President Melbourne University Kendo Club (MUKEN) MUKEN ANNUAL TAIKAI RESULTS AND THANKS
Hi everyone! News from Hoey! Dear VKR Kenshi This year Nanseikan Kendo Club will be celebrating its 10th anniversary. We would like to celebrate with members of the Victorian Kendo community and thank you all for your support. Please come along and celebrate with us on Saturday 23 June. That day is Nanseikan’s annual Kangeiko. All VKR kenshi are invited to train with us from 9.00am until 5.00pm. Those who are unable to make it to the whole day are still … Continue reading
Alas we have lost another sensei. News about Bennett Sensei’s passing and funeral: Dear All, RSVP: Email by this Friday noon The funeral for the AKR’s founding member and former President, Ron Bennett Sensei, will be held at 12 noon on Tuesday 15 May at Beresfield Crematorium, Anderson Drive, Beresfield, New South Wales. A light lunch nearby will follow at the Beresfield Bowling Club, where all friends and family are invited. To assist planning for catering and the possibility of … Continue reading
Hey everyone, Just a reminder about the upcoming MUKEN Taikai!! If you are a beginner (from Jan 2011) to Ni Dan and you’re interested in competing, please let me know by the 17th of May! For other info please refer to my old post here and the MUKEN ANNUAL TAIKAI FLYER 2012 People interested in entering the Taikai: Hoey Nick Echo Mony Vivian Rebecca Sherry Rico Ben Alex Adrian
Hey everyone, we have received some news about the upcoming Taikai! The Melbourne University Kendo Club will be hosting the MUKEN Taikai in May. The details of the event are as follows. Date : 26th May 2012 Time : 12pm-5pm Venue : The University of Melbourne The taikai will be the same as last year, with 4 divisions (individuals) involved: Beginners (commenced learning Kendo after 1 Jan 2011) Up to 3rd Kyu 1 & 2 Kyu 1 & 2 Dan … Continue reading
Hey guys, it’s that time of the year again where we’re invited to the annual Muken camp! Beginners and seniors alike, all are welcome to come 😀 Can you please let either myself, Nick or Vivian know whether or not you’re interested in coming along by Thursday 19th of April?! Below are the details and I have attached the form which you must fill out and give back to us. MUKEN KANAGAWA CAMP FORM And just like last year, we … Continue reading