2018 dates

2018 term training dates

term 1    --   3 Feb to 24 Mar  (8 weeks)

term 2    --   21 Apr to 23 Jun (10 weeks)

term 3    --    21 Jul to 15 Sep (10 weeks)

term 4    --    13 Oct to 15 Dec (9 weeks)


Each term starts and finishes on a Saturday.

Generally, each term recommences on the first Saturday after school resumes, and finishes on the Saturday before the final week of school term (according to the Victorian Government school term dates).


Beginners' courses

Semester 1 beginners' course    --    24 Feb to 21 Apr* (6 weeks)

Semester 2 beginners' course    --    11 Aug to 15 Sep (6 weeks)

* carries over the term 1 break to first class of term two


Seminars and Gasshuku*

UTS Seminar (Sydney)   --   3-4 February (Kamei-s., Furukawa-s.)

Nittaidai Seminar (Monash)   --   24-25 February (Yagisawa-s.)

Shubukan Seminary (Syd/Mel)   --   2-6 March (Nabeyama-s.)

VKR Shinpan Seminar (Kenshikan)   --   11 March

Kangeiko* (Nanseikan)   --    23 June

Shochugeiko* (Nanseikan)    --    15 December

*Special all-day trainings from 9am to 5pm. These are also the last days of terms 2 and 4 respectively.


Gradings

6 kyu to 3 kyu    --   Sunday 4 March

2 kyu to 4 dan    --    Sunday 18 March



Competitions

Australian Kendo Championships    --    Easter  

Otsuka Taikai    --    July 

Victorian Kendo Championships    --    August    

Mumeishi 3s    --    November

Victorian Junior Kendo Championships    --    December

dates TBC


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