2013 AUSKF Zone 3 Referee seminar Application form (November 16&17, 2013)

AUSKF Referee Seminar: Zone 3 (NCKF and CCKF)

Dates: Saturday and Sunday, November 16 and 17, 2013


Sponsored by: All U.S. Kendo Federation

Organizing Committee: AUSKF Competition Committee
Instructors: Selected instructors from AUSKF

– Sat., Nov.16th: Leigh High School
(9am – 5pm) 5210 Leigh Ave, San Jose, CA 95124

(8am – 9am) Meeting for all 7 dan sensei – required

– Sun., Nov. 17th: Leigh High School
(8:30am – 12pm)

What each person should bring:
– Kendo-gi and bogu (participants are expected to actively participate as shiai-sha as well)
– Mejirushi (tasuki) for self
– Shimpan-ki (referee flags) for self
– FIK Referee Rules and Regulations Handbook (2006 version)
o mandatory (read prior to attending seminar)
o recommended: AJKF Shimpan Tebiki (Supplementary Handbook)
 (Courtesy of Stroud-sensei, Idaho Kendo Dojo)
 download at: http://www.idaho-kendo.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/shinpan_tebiki_rv06.2010.pdf
– Pen/pencil and notepad (always good to take notes!)

Who should attend?
– Kenshi 3-dan to 7-dan
– Why? To improve their shimpan skills
– Any kenshi with desire to learn is a plus
– Additionally: possible consideration for US Championship referee selection

Method of instruction/training:
– Saturday:
o A.M.: Instructional
 Opening ceremony
 Instructions on rules/regulations and theory
 Note: Be familiar with “basic conduct/movement/flag positioning/judgment calls,” as we will assume that 3-dan and above are knowledgeable of these items. This will expedite the morning session.
o P.M.: Practical
 Training exercises with multiple courts with immediate feedback from instructors
 Questions and answer as time permits
 Godo-keiko with all participants as time permits
– Sunday:
o A.M.: Practical exercises continued
 Training/Q&A/Godo-keiko
 Closing ceremony
Hotel Info: We recommend the following hotels, but have not made any special arrangements.

Santa Clara Marriott
2700 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, CA ‎
(408) 988-1500

Biltmore Hotel and Suites Santa Clara Hotel
2151 Laurelwood Rd, Santa Clara, CA ‎
(408) 988-8411

Saturday Banquet:

New Port Restaurant
1696 South Wolfe Road
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
(408) 737-9976

Time: 6:30 pm
Cost:$30/person (drinks not included) – Pay at Door

Bento for Saturday/Sunday:

Cost: $10/day (includes drink)


Airport to/from hotel: On own. However, please let us know group (names) and flight schedule. Confirmation of this service will be given at later date.

To/From seminar venue: NCKF will provide transportation from hotel to gym.
Please let us know your arrangements.