Mid year holiday news
Hope you're all doing your suburi while we're on break!
Sean and I will be going to Fudoshin Kendo Club training next Tuesday night from 6.30 - 8.30pm. I can take four people in my car, leaving from Heidelberg West at 6pm. First in best dressed! Fudoshin training is great fun and very correct. They often have a national team coach taking training. Casual fee is I think $10. Either email me, IM through instagram or FB, or text me on: ohfourtwotwoonefoursixthreesixseven
If you want to go but don't have bogu with you, let me know and we can swing past the dojo.
There are two levels, an intro level and a review level. Some NSK members would be eligible for the intro level, please see below:
Sadly the entries for the Otsuka Taikai have closed. However if you wish to watch, entry is free and it is at the Kenshikan on the afternoon of Saturday 16 July (our first day back at training for term 3).
The Victorian Kendo Championships will be our big focus this term. They are Sat & Sun 13-14 August at Vic Uni Footscray Campus. See poster above. Our aim is to enter as many eligible members as possible, ideally a kyu team, an open team, a kata team, as well as individual entries. For those who aren't ready to compete, it would be great to see you there helping out with some of the small jobs required, or at least just enjoying the spectacle.
Training starts back on Saturday 16 July. Beginners start Saturday 6 August.
Next gradings are 11 September (kyu grading) 18 September (dan grading).