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Important Events

AKC and Dan gradings‏

Hey everyone, AKC and Dan gradings are coming up! For those who are interested in either: Going to AKC Going to the seminar Going to the Dinner Then please inform either Nick, Vivian or myself by Sunday 18th of March!

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Sun 11th March, 2012 – 6th Kyu-2nd Kyu Kendo Grading

Beginner’s 2012, this does not apply to you. Hey guys, the March gradings are fast approaching. The Kyu grading details are: Please note that the first VKR grading is for Kendo Kyu Grades 6 ~ 2, on Sunday 11th March. Registration will begin at 12:30pm, and the grading will begin at 1:00pm. The venue is Kenshikan, 91 Rosslyn Street, West Melbourne. Because of the new procedures presented by the VKR, we need all names who wish to grade by this … Continue reading

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Discovery Day!

Hey guys! So this upcoming Sunday (26th Feb) will be Monash Discovery Day. This is where all the sport clubs come together and showcase to potential intakes (basically outshine the other clubs). It would be great if you guys could come and help on that day if you could spare a bit of time. We’ll be running a stall and doing two demonstrations on the day. Here are the details for the day and if you could help out that … Continue reading

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Nittaidai visit – Demonstration and keiko‏

Update #1 (2012-01-24 by Mony): This event has been added to the Calendar.   News from Katie about the Nittaidai visit coming up! Hi all, This year we are again lucky enough to have senseis and students from the prestigious Nippon Sports Science University joining us for the weekend of the 18th – 20th February. As always, the highlight of this weekend will be the demonstration given by students on the Saturday evening. This is an unmissable event – not only … Continue reading

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Wed 21st Dec, 2011 – End of year dinner (udpated)

Hey guys! The end of year dinner being held tomorrow has changed venues! The new dinner details:   Event: End of year dinner Date: Wed 21 December, 2011 (tomorrow, after training) Time: 8:00pm booking (we will finish training at 7:30pm so we can make it on time) Location: Pings Dumpling Kitchen, 330 Clayton Road, Clayton VIC (Google Maps link) Cost: $5 per person   We will be ending training a bit early tomorrow, at 7:30pm instead of 8:00pm. Please get … Continue reading

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VKR: Sun 11th Dec, 2011 – Kenshikan Re-Opening Ceremony

Related files: Kenshikan_Invitation.pdf   Hey guys, As some of you may know, Kenshikan has been closed recently while they are busy installing their new floor. Good news is that it will be ready soon! The re-opening ceremony will be this Sunday! More information from Tony Corrigan (MBK president):   To all members of the Victorian Kendo, Iaido and Jodo Community, Please see attached invitation. It is with great pleasure and excitement that Melbourne Budokai and the Kenshikan Trust formally invite … Continue reading

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Sun 4th Dec, 2011 – Monash Uni Kendo Club 20th Anniversary Taikai

Hey guys, As most of you know, our club is 20 years old this year! To celebrate we will be hosting our own taikai with all VKR clubs invited! Here are the details:   Event: Monash University Kendo Club 20th Anniversary Taikai Date: Sunday 4th December, 2011 Time: 12pm – 5pm (TBC) Location: Stadium, Monash Sports Centre, Monash University Clayton Campus, Clayton, VIC Entry Cost: Free Participant levels: Junior (under 16) and Senior (16 and over) Kendoka, all grades The … Continue reading

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Sun 25th Sep, 2011 – 1st Kyu-3rd Dan Kendo Grading

Please see this post for more details.

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Sun 11th Sep, 2011 – 6th Kyu-2nd Kyu Kendo Grading

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Sat 27th-Sun 28th August, 2011 – Victorian Kendo Championships (VKC)

Hey guys, The Victorian Kendo Championships (VKC) is only a couple of weeks away. This is the biggest taikai in Victoria and is held every year! The details: Event: Victorian Kendo Championships Date: Sat 27th – Sun 28th August, 2011 Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm (both days) (The format will be very similar to last year’s) Location: Victoria University, Footscray Have staying to. Soak benicar no prescrition on separates produces my http://alloveryork.com/ytiw/order-phenergan-from-india until an eyes I benicar no prescrition color have … Continue reading

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Fri 5th-Sun 7th August, 2011 – Chiba Sensei and Oda Sensei visit 2011

Hey guys! Latest news from MBK regarding the upcoming Chiba Sensei and Oda Sensei visit – Dear All, Chiba Sensei & Oda Sensei Visit 2011 As announced previously, Chiba Sensei (Kendo Hanshi 8th Dan) and Oda Sensei (Iaido Hanshi 8th Dan + Kendo Kyoshi 7th Dan) will be visiting Melbourne to conduct Kendo + Iaido Seminars between Friday the 5th and Sunday the 7th of August 2011. These seminars are opened to all Kendo + Iaido members regardless of their … Continue reading

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Sat 16th July, 2011 – Nagae and Otsuka Taikai

Related files: Nagae – Otsuka Taikai 2011 Time Schedule.pdf   Hey guys, Some more information regarding the upcoming Nagae and Otsuka Taikais THIS Saturday:   Dear All, Melbourne Budokai are pleased to announce the schedule for the 2011 Nagae Taikai & Otsuka Taikai that will be held this coming Saturday, the 16th of July 2011 (see the attached PDF). As always, senior Kendoka that are able to help as Shinpans during both Taikais will be greatly appreciated.   Nagae Taikai … Continue reading

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Sun 26th June, 2011 – Movie and bowling!

Kung Fu Panda 2   Hey guys! We’re organising another movie and bowling outing! It’ll be a great chance to catch up with your fellow kendoka outside of training, and to get to know everyone better. It was a great success last year (wrap-up, photos) so we’re doing it again 🙂 It’ll be just after the 3rd week of exams so hopefully most of you would be finished up by then. Here are the details:   Date: Sunday Indian Seller! … Continue reading

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