2012 Fall SCKO Promotion Exam Registration Form

RSVP for BUTOKUDEN DOJO October 9, Tuesday
Please use the form below to apply
Please make checks payable to BUTOKUDEN Dojo, as we have to provide SCKO with one check per club. The amount varies by the rank you are testing. The information is on the bottom.

Southern California Kendo Organization
8491 Sunset Blvd #3000 West Hollywood, CA. 90069 Phone: 213-219-0077 E-mail: promotion@scko.org

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 November 11th, 2012
2. Time: Roll call Kyu group: 9:00 AM, Yudansha group: 12:30 PM
3. Place: Butokuden Dojo
1581 Browning Irvine, CA 92606
4. Application Deadline: Must be received no later than October 9th (FOR BUTOKUDEN DOJO MEMBERS), 2012 No Exceptions
Submit photocopy of existing rank certificate if taken at another Federation.
5. Examination Fee: See attached sheet
6. 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.
7. 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
Written test: 1 Kyu, 1 Dan, 2 Dan, 3 Dan and 4 Dan
8. Volunteers required: Please see request letter.

(*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.

Please submit Promotion exam form with one check for the total examination fee per Dojo,
Payable to: SCKO
C/O: Suk-Joo Kim
8491 Sunset Blvd #3000 West Hollywood, CA. 90630
Phone: 213-219-0077 E-mail: promotion@scko.org

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

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