2009 BUTOKUDEN Kendo Dojo Tournament & Christmas Party

Kendo
There will be many event scheduled for this day, so I am looking for everyone to attend. PLEASE FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW. いろいろなイベントを企画していますので、皆様の参加をお待ちしております。 下記フォームで出欠をご確認ください。 Location: BUTOKUDEN Kendo Dojo December 20, 2009 Tournament: 11AM - 5PM Christmas Party: 5:30PM ~ 武徳殿剣道部部内大会&クリスマスパーティーのご案内 12月20日(日曜日) 試合:11時~5時 クリスマスパーティー:5:30時~ Attendance Sheet 出欠確認フォーム ↓↓↓↓↓↓ Loading...
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Kancho Joko Ninomiya Seminar

Enshin Karate
Nov. 7-8 2009 Kancho Ninomiya visited Butokuden for the 4th annual special training seminar. 11 adult students and 18 kids students from Butokuden had a very rare opportunity to learn directly from Kancho. On the same day, Alex Hayato Mikasa completed 10-men kumite and got promoted to 1st Degree Black Belt after 4 years of hard training. Enshin Karate Inter-Dojo Tournament at Denver, Colorado Nov. 14, 2009 Yoko Nitta and Yoshimi Asano represented Enshin Karate Irvine Branch at Butokuden to participate the annual Inter-Dojo Tournament that was held at Enshin Karate Headquarter in Denver, Colorado. Although it was their very first time to compete in any Karate tournament, they both impressed other Enshin members by their superior performance and brought 2 trophies back to Butokuden. Kata Division (co-ed): 3rd Place…
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2009 SCKO Individual Tournament Additional Information

Kendo
The Southern California Kendo Organization would like to welcome you to our 2009 SCKO Individual Kendo Championships. Please carefully review the following pages for important information: Date: December 13th, 2009(Sunday) Roll Call from 8:30-9:00AM Place: Cerritos Regional Park Gym 19700 Bloomfield Ave Cerritos, CA 90703 Eligibility:   AUSKF Members Only Event: Individual Kendo Tournament Entree fee: $20.00 (18 & over) $15.00 (17 & under) Bento: $8.00 each Dead line: November 23rd 2009 *Must be postmarked by this date. *Please return the enclosed application forms by Nov 23rd by e-mail to: hajimemoriscko@gmail.com *Please send fees by check (Must be postmarked by Nov 23rd, 2009) by mail to: If you have any questions, please contact to: Hajime Mori (SCKO VP of Competition) 2155 E. Colorado Blvd. Ste #4 Pasadena CA, 91107 hajimemoriscko@gmail.com TOURNAMENT…
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Greg’s Daughter’s Fundrasing Program

BUTOKUDEN News
Sensei Greg Vahanian Support Gregory Vahanian is one of my first black belt students who followed me from NY to Colorado and was the head instructor at CU Boulder when he went to college there. On Monday, August 24th, 2009, the doctors diagnosed his 2-year-old daughter, Isabella, with leukemia. She has begun chemotherapy treatment and will require in-hospital care for close to a year. Greg and his wife Wendy have been at Isabella's side 24 hours a day 7 days a week each taking 12 hour shifts. Insurance will not cover everything so I wanted to post this to help raise money for Greg and Wendy in this challenging time they are having. Whether or not you are able to offer financial assistance, I would greatly appreciate your keeping Isabella,…
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SCKO Promotion Exam Additional Information

Kendo
Southern California Kendo Organization 6330 Sonora Way, Cypress, CA 90630 Phone: 310-283-3810 E-mail: seijimamiya@hotmail.com To all SCKO Affiliated Dojo Regarding: Kendo Rank Promotion Examination This is to inform you of the Annual (fall) SCKO Rank Promotion Examination. 1.Date & Time: November 22, 2009 8:30 AM 2.Place: Osaka Sangyo University, Studio City 3921 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Studio City, CA 91604 3.Application Deadline: Must be received no later than November 6, 2009No Exceptions Submit photocopy of existing rank certificate if taken at another Federation. 4.Examination Fee: See attached rate sheet 5.Applicants must bring: Kendo-gu, Keiko-gi, Hakama, Shinai. 1Kyu up taking exam must also bring Bokuto and their completed Written Test Questionnaire. 6.Additional information for Observers, Examiners and Volunteers is attached. (*1) All 1kyu and 1Dan through 4Dan taking exam must complete the…
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Seo Sensei’s visit to Butokuden Dojo

Kendo
BUTOKUDEN Kendo Members: Subject: Seo Sensei’s (Kendo 8 Dan) visit Date: December 10 Time: 7:00 – 9:00 PM From Small Seo Sensei (Executive Vice President of Korean Kumdo Federation for Social Members ) will be visiting our Dojo on December 10. We will have an open practice starting at 7PM. Thanks to Kim sensei, we were able to arrange Seo Sensei’s visit to our Dojo, during his busy schedule here in the USA. I have known Seo Sensei from a long time ago, and he took very good care of me when I went to Korea for Kendo training back in 2001. He was also one of the referees who refereed my match at the 11WKC in 2000 (Semi Finals, Taisho match Canada x Japan). You can watch that match…
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