2011 SCKO 15TH MEMORIAL DAY KENDO TOURNAMENT

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THE 15TH MEMORIAL DAY KENDO TOURNAMENT The Southern California Kendo Organization will be holding its 15th Memorial Day Kendo Tournament on Sunday, May 29th, 2011 at Cerritos regional park gym in Cerritos. This tournament will be held in a unique way so all the participants can enjoy this event. We hope you will accept our invitation by filling out and returning the enclosed form. Sincerely, Masaharu Makino President of Southern California Kendo Organization ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Date: Sunday, May 29th, 2011 8:30AM to 9:00AM roll call for all divisions. 2. Place: Cerritos regional park gym 19700 Bloomfield Ave, Cerritos, CA 90703 3. Eligibility: AUSKF Member 4. Event: TEAM TOURNAMENT (Three Kenshis per team) 13 years and under Division 14-17 years Division Adult Kyu(18 years and up) Division Yudansha Division 5. Fees:(…
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2011 SCKO Kendo Promotion Exam Written Test Questions

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Exam for: 1 Kyu Question: Describe some benefits of “kirikaeshi”. 切り返し Exam for: 1 Dan Choose one (1) of the following to answer - Describe “ki-ken-tai-ichi”. 気剣体一致 - Describe 3 types of Kendo footwork. 足さばき Exam for: 2 Dan Choose one (1) of the following to answer: - Describe the 4 types of Kendo “sicknesses”. 四戒 - Describe the 3 “ma-ai ”. 間合 Exam for: 3 Dan Choose one (1) of the following to answer: - Describe the elements of “yuko-datotsu”. 有効打突 - Describe “enzan-no-metsuke”. 遠山の目付け Exam for: 4 Dan Choose one (1) of the following to answer: - Describe the benefits of the Kendo kata (剣道形)and its relevance to shinai keiko (竹刀稽古). - Describe the elements of “yuko-datotsu”. 有効打突
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