SCKO Spring 2019 Kendo Promotion Exam April 21, 2019

Register for the Semi-Annual Kendo Promotion Exam on
April 21, 2019 (Sunday)

RSVP BY TUESDAY APRIL 2ND NO EXCEPTIONS NO LATE REGISTRATION! Thank you.

PLEASE READ ALL OF THE INFORMATION BELOW! VERY IMPORTANT!

Roll Call:

  • Kyu Group: 9:00AM

  • Yudansha Group: 12:30PM

Location:

  • Butokuden Dojo:  1581 Browning, Irvine, CA 92606

* EVERYONE must bring own BOGU, neat Keikogi and Hakama, and Shinai  DO NOT FORGET!!!*

IMPORTANT INFO FOR EACH RANK PLEASE READ BELOW!!!

  • 3 Kyu and Up, bring Bokuto for taking “Bokuto Keiko hou” (Training Method for fundamental kendo techniques with Bokuto) and Nihon Kendo Kata exams.
  • 1 Kyu and Up, bring completed Written Test Questionnaire.
  • 6 Kyu: Kirikaeshi, Men·uchi (twice), (chakuso, reiho, hassei)
  • 5 Kyu: Kirikaeshi, Men·uchi (twice), kote·men (twice), doh·uchi (twice), (chakuso,
    reiho, hassei)
  • 4 Kyu: Kirikaeshi, gokaku·keiko, (chakuso, kamae, reiho, hassei)
  • 3 Kyu: Gokaku·keiko, (chakuso, kamae, reiho, hassei), “Bokuto Keiko hou” 1~4
  • 2 Kyu: Gokaku·keiko, (chakuso, kamae, reiho, hassei, datotsu·no·sae), “Bokuto
    Keiko hou” 1~9
  • 1 Kyu: Gokaku·keiko, (chakuso, kamae, reiho, hassei, datotsu·no·sae, ki·ken·tai·ichi), Nihon Kendo Kata 1~3 and written examination (no more “Bokuto Keiko hou”)
  • 1 Dan: Gokaku·keiko (one who is skilled and has learned the basics of kendo), Nihon Kendo Kata 1~5, and written examination
  • 2 Dan: Gokaku·keiko (one who is finely skilled and has acquired the basics of kendo), Nihon Kendo Kata 1~7, and written examination
  • 3 Dan: Gokaku·keiko (one who is superbly skilled and has expertise in the basics
    of kendo), Nihon Kendo Kata 1·10, and written examination
  • 4 Dan: Gokaku·keiko (one who is exceptionally skilled and has mastered the basics
    and applied use of kendo), Nihon Kendo Kata 1·10, and written examination

PLEASE REVIEW THE LINK BELOW FOR THE WRITTEN PORTION OF THE PROMOTION EXAM (Q11):

Kendo FAQ

(*1) All 1 Kyu and 1 ·4 Dan taking the exam must complete the attached written examination prior to the exam
date. T hey must submit this on the day of the exam. Written examination is the last state of your promotion
exam.
(*2) Please distribute copies of attached Written Test Questionnaire to your dojo members for this purpose.
(*3) Examinees who 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 paying the certificate fee on the day of the exam, the
passed rank will be annulled.
(*4) AUSKF issues only English certificates.
(*5) All examinees must be a member of AUSKF and pay their annual fee before submitting for examination.

FEES!!! Please make Checks Payable to BUTOKUDEN DOJO

SCKO affiliated Dojo
Exam Fee Certificate Fees
Kyu 17 years & under $10.00 $20.00
Kyu 18 years & above $10.00 $30.00
1 Dan $15.00 $50.00
2 Dan $25.00 $60.00
3 Dan $35.00 $80.00
4 Dan $45.00 $100.00