Tournaments and Seminars


Dear Kendo Friends:


The ECUSKF Tournament Committee is pleased to invite you to the East Central Steve Johnson Memorial Tournament and Promotion Exam, to be held the weekend of October 14th-15th, 2017.  We welcome players of all ranks & origin to participate in this special event.

The tournament will be held on Saturday with the Promotion exam to be held the following day.  Both events will take place at The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH.

We would love for you to also join us for food and drinks at the After Party following the Tournament!  This year, dinner will be held at Miller’s Ale House, a short drive away from the tournament venue.

Please find attached to this email the information packets for the tournament and the promotion exam.  Detailed instructions can be found inside. The registration deadline is FRIDAY, September 22nd, and all documents for the tournament and promotion exam should be postmarked by that date.  Please also note this is a two part registration requiring online registration and paper form.

Any questions about the tournament can be sent to:

Jyoshu Tsushima ( or Hiroko Matsuyama (

Any questions about the promotion exam can be sent to: Christopher George, Jr (


Thank you and we look forward to seeing you there!




The ECUSKF Tournament Committee


Shuhei Ito, President

Jyoshu Tsushima, Tournament Chair






Special Events