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2nd AUSKF Women’s Kendo Seminar

2nd AUSKF Women’s Kendo Seminar (March 11-12, 2017)

March 11-12, 2017 in Englewood, New Jersey! 2nd AUSKF Women’s Kendo Seminar!

We are excited to announce that the 2nd AUSKF Women’s Kendo Seminar will be held on March 11-12, 2017 on the East Coast in Englewood, New Jersey!!! This will be the first time we are […]

AUSKF National Championships Announcement

Greetings Federation Presidents and Representatives,

We are excited to announce that the 2017 AUSKF National Championships and 7th AUSKF Junior Open National Championships will be taking place on June 22 – 25, 2017 in San Jose, California.

The following website contains information on the tournaments, travel, and registration: auskf-nationals.com.

Please note the following important dates:


AUSKF Promotion Fees Restructuring

Dear AUSKF Member Federation Presidents & Vice-Presidents of Promotion,


Since 1997, the promotion exam & menjo (certificate/register) fees have not changed. After 20 years of unchanged fees, AUSKF decided to revise the fees based on its necessities and current fees practiced in other countries. I’ve attached the revised AUSKF Promotion Exam & Certificate (Register) […]

Higashi-sensei at Chicago Referee Seminar Video

Yoshimi Higashi sensei at Chicago referee seminar

He gave us really valuable referee training last weekend. Also I truly appreciate a jigeiko practice with him.

YouTube Video

You might want to watch his demonstration jigeiko and very well trained basic and standard kirikaeshi.



Ohio Sports Complex Unavailability

According to Katayama-sensei, Ohio Sports Complex will be unavailable on February 25 and March 4.


Dear MVKC members,


For now, I suggest that we join Sunday OSU practice while OSP is not available on those Saturdays if OSU is OK.

2/25 – OSP Not Available, so OSU Sunday?

3/4 – OSP Not Available, […]

AUSKF Newsletter December 31, 2016

AUSKF Newsletter Jan 2017

2017 Detroit Kendo Tournament

Information package has been posted on the “Tournaments and Seminars” page on the website or you can use the shortlink here:




MVKC New Years Eve and New Years Day Schedule

Saturday 31st 1) Scheduled MVKC practice 1 PM ~ 3 PM 2) Cleveland new dojo practice 6 PM ~ 8 PM – Welcome to join if you would like to. Contact Matsuyama-sensei at shigemi11@yahoo.com – 9 PM New Year Eve gathering. – Food and drink: Bring your own, order from restaurants, or buy at Wal-Mart.


MVKC End of Year Party

Winking Lizard (100 Hutchinson Ave, Columbus, OH 43235)