UPDATE: The 3rd Kendo World Tokyo Keiko-kai, Saturday August 2, 2014

The 3rd Kendo World Tokyo Keiko-kai is a little under a month away. It will be held on Saturday August 2, 2014, at Meiji University’s new Nakano Campus, a different venue from last year.

So far we have five 8-dan sensei that have confirmed that they will be attending, and we are waiting for responses from a few more so we are hoping for that number to increase.

The confirmed sensei so far are;
H8-dan Masago Takeshi, a director of the All Japan Kendo Federation
K8-dan Nagao Susumu, Meiji University Vice-Principal
K8-dan Hirakawa Nobuo, former Meiji University and Tokai University Professor
K8-dan Hayashi Nobuo, Hitotsubashi University Kendo Club Shihan
K8-dan Kawanabe Shoji, a businessman from Shizuoka

As in the previous years, keiko will last from 1000-1200 and then there will be a party from 1230-1430. This year there will also be a raffle and we have some fantastic prizes to be given away.

This year’s event is the day after the Kitamoto seminar that runs until Friday August 1. If you are coming from overseas for that, why not join us as well?

The number of participants has to be limited to 50, and we have already filled up 36 places, so if you would like to take part, please send an email to tokyokeikokai2014@kendo-world.com with your name, nationality, grade and a contact phone number. We have to confirm numbers with Meiji University by Wednesday July 23, so please let us know as soon as possible if you are able to attend.

The cost of participation in this event will be 5000yen, payable on the day in cash.

We hope to see you on August 2!

The photos below are from the 2nd Kendo World Tokyo Keiko-kai which was held on Saturday July 20, 2013.

Participants doing keiko at the 2nd Kendo World Tokyo Keiko-kai on Saturday July 20, 2013

Participants doing keiko at the 2nd Kendo World Tokyo Keiko-kai on Saturday July 20, 2013

Sensei and participants of the 2nd Kendo World Tokyo Keiko-kai on Saturday July 20, 2013

Sensei and participants of the 2nd Kendo World Tokyo Keiko-kai on Saturday July 20, 2013

Sensei and participants of the 2nd Kendo World Tokyo Keiko-kai on Saturday July 20, 2013

Sensei and participants of the 2nd Kendo World Tokyo Keiko-kai on Saturday July 20, 2013

 

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3 Responses to UPDATE: The 3rd Kendo World Tokyo Keiko-kai, Saturday August 2, 2014

  1. RAMBAUD Stephane says:

    I will participate to Kitamoto seminar.
    I am french and I am 3rd Dan.
    I will be glad to participate and be part of the you the 2nd of august.
    Thanks in advance
    Best regards

  2. David says:

    I’m 17 years old and I’ve been practicing kendo for several years in the United States. I would be honored if I could participate in the 3rd Kendo World Tokyo Keiko-kai but unfortunately I can’t. I hope you all have a great time with each other! I wish you all well. – David

  3. K.W.Editor says:

    David,
    Thank you for your message. I hope that you can come over to Japan sometime and come to a KW Keiko-kai.
    Best of luck with your training.
    MIP