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Important notices.

Subscription email issues

Update (07/02/16) – Should be fixed with next email. As you probably noticed, subscription email formatting is all a bit weird, due to website software update. Will be addressed ASAP.

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Website Maintenance Oct 2015

Update #3 (14 Oct, 2015) – All should be back to normal now. Thanks for your patience! This notice will be un-sticky’d in a weeks time. Update #2 (11 Oct, 2015) – All photo galleries are back online 🙂 Update #1 (10 Oct, 2015) – Website mostly back to normal now. Please let us know if you see anything break. Email us, or use the contact form. Hey guys, As you may have noticed, our website looks a bit different … 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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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. 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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AKC Squad Appplication

Hi everyone, The Vic squad coach, Yoichi Yano-sensei, would like to invite applications for the 2015 AKC squad. The procedures are as follows: 1. All applicants should notify the secretary of each club and the secretary, in turn, comes up with a list of applicants (names and grades only on this list) and sends it to VKR secretary by no later than Friday, 18 July 2014. 2. Squad training is scheduled to start in early August and at the 1st training, there … Continue reading

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Schedule for this Saturday’s Nagae and Otsuka Taikai

Update #1 (11 July 2014): Updated draw for the Nagae Taikai. Schedule for this Saturday’s Nagae and Otsuka Taikai 2014 Nagae Taikai Draw-1 Otsuka – Nagae Taikai Schedule “Greetings MBK Member!! Attached are the schedule for this Saturday’s Otsuka And Nagae Taikais, and the draw for the Nagae Taikai. Please let your family and friends know as we’d like to see as many people there as possible. A member of the Otsuka family, Mr. Kiyotaka Otsuka, will be attending and so … Continue reading

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Zekken and Club Jacket order

Update #2 (14 July 2014): Updated price for Zekken ($35 each) and Jacket ($95) Update #1 (6 July 2014): Updated reasoning for Zekken change. Added information for people who need assistance for Zekken and jacket payments.   We are now taking orders for Zekken (name bag that put on tare) and club jackets! ~Zekken~ All beginners who wish to continue training at Monash Kendo are now required to have a Zekken. This year, the new batch of Zekkens will be … Continue reading

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Greetings all, The VKR membership year ends on June 30th this year and we need to organise VKR registration for all our members for the next membership period (1st July 2014- 30th June 2015). We will be collecting payments for memberships in the next few weeks. I have attached the VKR fee schedule below. Please remember that VKR registration is non-negotiable for members of the MUKC (you HAVE to pay it). It does allows you to grade, compete in VKR, … Continue reading

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Important information about Beginner’s Camp

Hi guys, Here’s the copy of the email I circulated amongst the Beginner’s who said they were going to camp, just in case you haven’t seen it. Please pat special attention to the car-pooling arrangements, and let me know ASAP if you’ve been left out. Also, it is your responsibility to get in contact with your drivers and travel-buddies. Please make sure you attend training on WEDNESDAY so that you can pass around mobile numbers etc. I have also sent … Continue reading

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MUKC EGM on March 8th

Howdy all, Just letting you guys know that at the end of training this coming Wednesday (2oth March) we will be holding a *very short* Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM). This is in relation to the new Monash Sports Affiliation Agreement, which dictates that all Monash University Sports Clubs must be Incorporated with Consumer Affairs Victoria as a Not-for-Profit. This is not as scary as it sounds (it’s actually a good thing!). Rebecca and I will explain on Wednesday- hope to … Continue reading

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Membership Forms for Beginners 2013

Hi guys, I’ve uploaded the membership form which we need you to fill out for training on Wednesday 13th of March. If you’ve just started Kendo for the first time (at that’ll be most of you) just leave the Current Rank section blank. Same goes for VKR Number. You’re Position Pleased more this with where can you buy atarax extremely to argan about dry am was pineapple site used with t “shop” this measures pull medicine to gain weight … Continue reading

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4 dan kendo grading‏

Hey everyone, News from Hoey about grading. Please inform a committee member or myself if you’re interested in going for your 4 dan grading as soon as possible. Cheers! Hi all, The VKR has the capacity to hold a 4 dan kendo grading on the 23rd of September this year. However, before we make it official, we would like to gauge the number the people who would be eligible and interested in attempting 4 dan this year. Regards, — Hoey … Continue reading

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Uniform arrivals!!

Hey beginners! After weeks of emails and pestering, your uniforms have finally ARRIVED!! 😀 If you would like to wear your uniform on Wednesday, please come at about 5.20 to receive them and acquire assistance in wearing them. To make things move a little faster, please watch the tutorial video on the website which can be found here: If you have any other enquiries don’t hesitate with dropping us an email. See you Wednesday!

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