The First Steps to Becoming a Referee by Terry Holt-sensei

The First Steps to Becoming a Referee by Terry Holt-sensei As we are sure that most of you know by now, Terry Holt-sensei of Mumeishi Kendo Club in London sadly passed away on 12 January, 2015. Holt-sensei was a very popular and well respected sensei throughout the world. He also supported of Kendo World and in issue 3.3 he contributed an article titled “The First Steps to Becoming a Referee”. We won’t reprint the article here as it is available for … Continue reading

Kendo World 7.3 – Now Available on Zinio!

The Zinio version of Kendo World is now on sale! It costs 980yen for a single issue, but we’re also offering a two-issue subscription at the discounted price of 1,800yen. If you live outside of Japan, which we’re assuming most of you do, the price will be converted to your local currency when you access the Zinio website. The Zinio eBook edition of Kendo World can be read on any any iOS, Android and Windows 8 device installed with the … Continue reading

Kendo World 7.3 Zinio eBook Edition Giveaway!

OFFER CLOSED!! Successful applicants will be contacted soon! Zinio eBook Edition Giveaway! As we have previously announced, from issue 7.3 onwards, Kendo World will also be available in the Zinio eBook format. Zinio is an eBook designed specifically for publishing magazines. Zinio customers will get exactly the same Kendo World experience as our hardcopy customers – it will be the same format, design and layout as the print version. This is not like Kindle, which is a simplified version of … Continue reading

Important Announcement Regarding the Publication of Kendo World!

Important Announcement Regarding the Publication of Kendo World! The Kendo World Team would like to inform you of an important change in the production of Kendo World. From issue 7.3, which is due out very soon, Kendo World will also be available in Zinio eBook format. So, what does this mean? For a start, Zinio is an eBook designed specifically for publishing magazines. While Kindle has allowed us to make inroads into eBook publishing, it is primarily designed for books. … Continue reading

Auckland Kendo Club Celebrates its 25th Anniversary

Auckland Kendo Club Celebrates its 25th Anniversary The Auckland Kendo Club celebrated 25 years as New Zealand’s oldest and largest Kendo club at an action packed ceremony at their dojo headquarters in Panmure on Saturday November 29, 2014. The club was honoured to have the Consul-General Mr. Kazutoshi Inadome and his wife, and Vice-Consul Mr. Kyohei Tanaka present at this event. Several sensei from other NZ Kendo dojos were present as well as a large number of past and present … Continue reading

Canadian Kendo Federation 2014 Photo Contest

Attention budo shutterbugs! The Canadian Kendo Federation is currently conducting an open photo contest around the arts of kendo, iaido, and jodo. The winner stands to pick up one Level 1 ticket to Day 3 (May 31, 2015) of the 16th World Kendo Championships in Tokyo, Japan. Deadline: December 15, 2014! The CKF plans to make a calendar of the best images, which will contain important kendo events from around the world. People whose photo is chosen will receive a … Continue reading