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Current club status

Current members – Regular Training. Usual time and venue.  New 2017 membership registrations: 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. Our next intake will be … Continue reading

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Latest MUKC and VKR news (30-09-2017)

permalink – https://wp.me/p6R6sO-3SO News items –  + MUKC night + AUG updates + AUG on 7 News video + Ballarat Taikai + Mumeishi 3’s Taikai   Hey guys,  Here is the latest MUKC and VKR news –   MUKC Night (by Emily, from Facebook) MUKC Night is coming up! We are holding a dinner to celebrate our club and give everyone a chance to wind down and socialise after a great year. This event is open to all current members, by … Continue reading

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Latest MUKC and VKR news (24-09-2017)

permalink – https://wp.me/p6R6sO-3Ri   Hey guys, Here is the latest MUKC and VKR news –   MUKC Annual General Meeting AGM 2017 (from Facebook) Somehow another year has rolled around and it’s time for our Annual General Meeting! For the uninitiated, this means we’ll be electing our 2018 committee, as well as hearing from our president (and treasurer) about our achievements as a club this past year. FREE FOOD will be provided  Please note: this is an official club event … Continue reading

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Latest MUKC and VKR news (08-09-2017)

permalink – https://wp.me/p6R6sO-3Qv   News Items –  + MUKC Grading 6 Kyu – 3 Kyu results + AKR Announcement of Team Members for the 2018 17th WKC + Ballarat Kendo Club Taikai 2017 + 22nd DHMDK Kumdo Tournament, Sydney 2017   Hey guys, Here is the latest MUKC and VKR news. If you would like more information about any items, please see a committee member.   MUKC Grading 6 Kyu – 3 Kyu results (from Facebook group, posted 04/09/17) A huge congratulations to all who … Continue reading

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Latest MUKC and VKR news (20-08-2017)

permalink – https://wp.me/p6R6sO-3Qf   Hey guys, Here is the latest MUKC and VKR news –    Upcoming MUKC Trainings (by Emily, from Facebook) Mon 21/8 – Normal training Wed 23/8 – Normal training Sun 27/8 – Vic Squad training (in place of AUG training, ie no AUG training at Monash this week) Mon 28/8 – ** Shiai practise ** Wed 30/8 – Normal training Sun 3/9 – AUG training (MUKC members only, held at Clayton) Mon 4/9 – Normal training … Continue reading

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VKC 2017 Draws

permalink – https://wp.me/p6R6sO-3PR   Hey guys, The VKC 2017 draws are below! The first link is the original excel sheet that has all draws for all events. The links following that are to the seperate events as pdf documents. Please note that this draw is the latest version as at Friday 11 August midnight. Any changes after this time that are not relayed to me (Mony) will not be reflected here, although any updates that I do receive will be … Continue reading

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Latest VKR news (04-08-2017)

permalink – https://wp.me/p6R6sO-3PH   Hey guys, Here is the latest VKR news. It’s going to be a busy weekend so please double check the schedule (also available on homepage) should you wish you attend any of the events –   VKR Monthly Keiko Date: August 4, 2017 Time: 7:30 – 8:30pm (own warm ups before start) Location: Kenshikan Dojo, 91 Rosslyn St, West Melbourne, 3003 Vic Cost: $5   Victorian Kendo Renmei 2017 Interhigh Gasshuku Dear VKR Members, Please find through … Continue reading

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Latest MUKC and VKR news (28-07-2017)

permalink – https://wp.me/p6R6sO-3Ps   Hey guys, Here is the latest MUKC and VKR news –   MUKC Beginners Course Graduation! (by Emily, from Facebook) YOU’VE DONE IT. Through literal blood, sweat, and tears, you’ve made it through the beginners’ course. This event is to celebrate and commemorate this achievement, and what better way to do that than with FREE FOOD! After training on Wednesday 9th August, we will have a short presentation followed by free pizza and soft drinks in the … Continue reading

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Latest MUKC and VKR news (21-07-2017)

permalink – https://wp.me/p6R6sO-3Pf   Hey guys, Here is the latest MUKC and VKR news. As usual, please see a committee member if you have any queries.   Upcoming MUKC Trainings (by Emily, from Facebook) Mon 17/7 – Normal training Wed 19/7 – Normal training Sun 23/7 – AUG training (MUKC members only, held at Clayton) Mon 24/7 – Normal training Wed 26/7 – Normal training Sun 30/7 – AUG training (MUKC members only, held at Clayton) Mon 31/7 – ** … Continue reading

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Otsuka Taikai 2017 Schedule

Hey guys, Below is the schedule for tomorrow’s Otsuka Taikai. Good luck everyone!  Otsuka Taikai Schedule

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Latest VKR news (13-07-2017)

permalink – https://wp.me/p6R6sO-3P2 News Items – + 2017 Otsuka Taikai – Details For Volunteers/Shinpan (THIS weekend) + VKR 3rd Dan and Above Meeting + Call for Nominations for Victorian Kendo Technical Committee Members (Reminder) + Victorian Kendo Championships (VKC) 2017 + The Ballarat Kendo Club Inc 30th Anniversary Demonstration & Taikai (11 November, 2017) + FW: Invitation for Kendo event in Malaysia (2-3 September, 2017) + FW: FY2017 Asian Zone Kendo Referee Seminar – October / S Korea (27-29 October, 2017 … Continue reading

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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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