2017 SCKO Memorial Kendo Tournament (Sunday, May 28th, 2017)

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2017 SCKO Memorial Kendo Tournament (Sunday, May 28th, 2017) Date : Sunday, May 28th, 2017 Location : Marina High School, 15871 Springdale Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92649 Check-In Time 08:00a - 08:30a (Pacific Standard Time) Registration & Payment Deadline : April 26, 2017 TEAM TOURNAMENT (three players per team) with the following divisions: ● 12 years and under Kids Division ● Adult Kyu Division (19 years old and up) ● 13-15 years-old Youth Division ● 1st - 4th Dan Division, Over 39 Years Old ● 16-18 years-old Sr. Youth Division ● Yudansha Division Fees: (non-refundable) 18 years and under $15.00 per person 19 years and up $20.00 per person Bento (Lunch box): $8.00 per person Note: 1) Bento will be provided for Shinpan at no charge 2) Maximum of 5…
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AUSKF and SCKO Annual Fees are due!

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The annual AUSKF and SCKO fees are due soon. Please make checks payable to BUTOKUDEN Dojo for the following amount. If you are registering to AUSKF and SCKO for the first time (i.e. You have never registered before), there is an additional $10. In order to participate in tournaments, promotion exams, and seminars, you must be a member of SCKO and AUSKF.   Description Adult 17 & Under or full time Student AUSKF Annual Fee $60 $30 SCKO Annual Fee $35 $25 Total $95 $55 Additional $10 fee for new member (they have never registered with AUSKF and does not have an AUSKF ID) FOR PEOPLE REGISTERING TO AUSKF FOR THE FIRST TIME, PLEASE COMPETE THE REGISTRATION FORM BELOW Loading...
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77th Nisei Week Kendo Tournament (April 30, 2017)

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77th Nisei Week Kendo Tournament (April 30, 2017) RSVP: April 12 Sunday 9AM, April 30, 2017 Sign in: 8AM to 8:30AM @Almansor Park (indoor basketball gym), Alhambra Divisions: 10 yrs & Under Kyu 11 ~ 13 yrs Kyu 14 ~ 15 yrs Kyu Women Kyu (14 yrs & Over) Adult 0-4 Kyu (16 yrs & Over) Adult 3-1 Kyu (16 yrs & Over) Team (please refer to entry packet for detail on composition of team) Shinpan Meeting: 8:45AM. Entry Fee $25.00 Bento $9.00 Loading...
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55th Anniversary San Jose Kendo Dojo Tournament (Sunday, May 21, 2017)

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55th Annual San Jose Kendo Tournament @ Independence High School, main gym, 1776 Educational Park Dr., San Jose, CA 95133 Date: Sunday, May 21, 2017 check in by 8:30 AM Starts at 9:00 AM RSVP April 17, 2017 NO ENTRY FEE However, your generous donations are greatly appreciated Bento for participants is complimentary and for guests is $10.00. Bento will be provided for Officials and Shinpan. 1. Categories: Youth 10 years and under Youth 11-13 years old Youth 14-17 years old (kyu only) Adult kyu,18 years and over Open Women (any rank, 14 years and older) Over 40 Women (any rank, 40 years and older) May also register in open women’s division, however, depending on the number of participants, may be restricted to one division. 1 dan – 2 dan…
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SCKO Spring 2017 Kendo Promotion Exam (April 16, 2017) Registration Form

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RSVP March 23, 2017 (Please use the form in located at the bottom of this post) 1. Date: April 16, 2017 (Sunday) 2. Time: Roll Call – Kyu Group: 9:00AM, Yudansha Group: 12:30PM 3. Place: Butokuden Dojo, 1581 Browning, Irvine, CA 92606 4. Application Deadline: Must be received no later than March 31, 2017. No Exceptions. 5. Examination Fee: Please see attached sheet 6. Applicants Must Bring: All ranks must bring own Kendo-gu, neat Keiko-gi and Hakama, and Shinai. 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. 7. Examination Items: 6 Kyu: Kirikaeshi, Men-uchi (twice), (chakuso, reiho, hassei) 5 Kyu: Kirikaeshi, Men-uchi (twice), kote-men (twice),…
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5th Annual Butokuden International Kendo Gasshuku

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January 17, 2017 Dear Kendo Friends and Senseis: As many of you know, I have been coaching the Portuguese National Team for the past 12 years. After building our Dojo, I started hosting annual Kendo Gasshukus here at our Dojo. This Gasshuku was originally designed as part of the training for the Portuguese Kendo leaders, mainly national team members and the Dojo Senseis.  I have set the objective of this Gasshuku to “Teach the correct Kendo and introduce the leaders with the correct method of teaching.” Since 2014, we have extended the invitation to not only Portuguese Kenshis, but to other countries as well. We have hosted Kenshis from various countries, such as Portugal, Mexico, Colombia, Aruba, Ecuador, Venezuela, Trinidad & Tobago, and Serbia. This year, we will be holding…
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2017 SCKO Team Practice Schedule (for both AUSKF Championships and US Junior Open)

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2017 SCKO TEAM PRACTICE SCHEDULE (for both AUSKF Championships and Junior Open National Championships) Dates 9:00 to 11:30 1:30 to 4:00PM Location 1/8 (Sun) Team Practice N/A Butokuden 1/15 (Sun) SCKO Godogeiko N/A Butokuden 1/29 (Sun) Team Practice (Adults) Team Practice (Junior) Butokuden 2/12 (Sun) Team Selection Matches Butokuden 2/19 (Sun) SCKO Godogeiko N/A TBD 2/26 (Sun) Cancelled due to Yuhihai 3/5 (Sun) Team Practice (Adults) Team Practice (Junior) Butokuden 3/19 (Sun) SCKO Godogeiko N/A TBD 3/26 (Sun) Team Practice (Adults) Team Practice (Junior) Butokuden 4/9 (Sun) Team Practice (Adults) Team Practice (Junior) Butokuden 4/16 (Sun) SCKO Dan Promotion Exam Butokuden 4/30 (Sun) Team Practice (Adults) Team Practice (Junior) Butokuden 5/14 (Sun) Team Practice (Adults) Team Practice (Junior) Butokuden 5/21 (Sun) SCKO Godogeiko N/A TBD 5/28 (Sun) Cancelled due to…
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2017 Butokuden Kendo Schedule (as of 1/27/2017)

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2017 Butokuden Kendo Event Schedule As of January 27, 2017 Dates Event Location New 1/8 (Sun) SCKO Team Practice Butokuden 1/15 (Sun) SCKO Godogeiko Butokuden 1/29 (Sun) AM: Team Practice (Adults), PM: Team Practice (Junior) Butokuden 2/5 (Sun) Kubota Memorial Tournament Wilson Park Torrance 2/12 (Sun) Steveston Kendo Tournament Vancouver Canada 2/12 (Sun) SCKO Team Selection Matches for AUSKF Championships Butokuden 2/18 (Sat) – 19 (Sun) 2nd AUSKF Adult/Mudansha Seminar Marina High New 2/19 (Sun) SCKO Godogeiko (9 – 11:30AM) Long Beach Update 2/26 (Sun) Yuhihai University Tournament UCLA 3/5 (Sun) AM: Team Practice (Adults), PM: Team Practice (Junior) Butokuden 3/11 (Sat) – 12 (Sun) Special Seminar by Izhizuka Sensei (Hanshi 8 dan) Former Head of Osaka Police, All Japan Champion 1985 Butokuden 3/11 (Sat) – 12 (Sun) 2nd AUSKF…
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2016 Butokuden Kendo Christmas Tournament & Party

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For each person participating in the tournament, please fill out the form. Deadline: December 15 (Thursday) This is the biggest event of the year for our Dojo! Everyone is welcome to attend :) We have Tournament for all age and all level and Christmas party :) Schedule: Tournament: Roll Call 10:30AM Ends at 4PM Christmas Party Starts at 4:30PM Loading...
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