2012 Spring SCKO Kendo Promotion Exam
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Southern California Kendo Organization
To all SCKO Affiliated Dojo
Regarding: Kendo Rank Promotion Examination
This is to inform you of the Annual (spring) SCKO Rank Promotion Examination.
1. Date & Time: April 15th, 2012 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 March 31st, 2012 No Exceptions
Submit photocopy of existing rank certificate if taken at another Federation.
4. Examination Fee: See attached sheet
5. Applicants must bring: All ranks must bring own Kendo-gu, neatness Keiko-gi and Hakama, Shinai.
3 Kyu and up bring Bokuto for take an exam of “Bokuto keiko hou” (Training Method for fundamental kendo techniques with Bokuto) and kendo kata.
1 Kyu and up bring completed Written Test Questionnaire.
6. Examination items: Kendo match: All ranks (6 Kyu – 4 Dan)
Bokuto Keiko hou fundamental:
1 to 4: 3 Kyu
1 to 6: 2 Kyu
1 to 9: 1 Kyu
Nihon Kendo kata:
1 to 3: 1 Kyu
1 to 5: 1 Dan
1 to 7: 2 Dan
1 to 10: 3 Dan and 4 Dan
1 Kyu, 1 Dan, 2 Dan, 3 Dan and 4 Dan
7. Volunteers required: Please see request letter.
SCKO affiliated Dojo
Exam Fee Certificate Fees
Kyu 17 years & under $10.00 $10.00
Kyu 18 years & above $10.00 $20.00
1 Dan $15.00 $30.00
2 Dan $25.00 $40.00
3 Dan $35.00 $60.00
4 Dan $45.00 $80.00
(*1) All 1kyu and 1Dan through 4Dan taking exam must complete the attached written test prior to the exam date. They must submit this on the day of the exam. Written test is last stages of your examination.
(*2) Enclosed is only one copy of each Rank test. Therefore, please make additional copies of the written test and distribute to examination applicants.
(*3) Examinees, which successfully pass all stages of the rank exam, MUST pay Certificate (Menjo) fee at the day of the exam, after the results are announced. Without order certificate, the passed rank will annul.
(*4) AUSKF issue Only English certificate.
(*5) All examinees must be a member of AUSKF and pay their annual fee before submit this examination.