Referee Seminar (Sunday, March 29, 2015)

RSVP 3/25 (Wednesday)

Joint Referee Seminar f/Los Angeles Area (SCKO, WKF, SCKF)

Date: Sunday, March 29, 2015

Instructors: Advisor: A. Hori sensei
Instructors: 7 Dan sensei
Coordinator: T. Yuge

o Location: Silverado Park Gym
o Silverado Park, Long Beach, CA
o 1545 W 31st St, Long Beach, CA 90810

o Sun., March 29th:
o 8:30am – 3:30pm: Seminar (Arrive by 7:45)
o 3:30pm – 4:30pm: Godo Keiko
o 7 Dan sensei meeting at 8:00am

Deadline for application will be: March 20, 2015
Send application form to: T. Yuge email: fax: 805-823-1712
Note: Please include your attending 7 Dan sensei on your individual dojo list(s)

Bento orders: $9.00 ea. Bring check or cash to seminar, checks payable to: So. Calif. Kendo Federation
(note: Each federation is responsible for their own 7-dan sensei bento order and payment)

What each person should bring:
o Kendo-gi and dogu (participants are expected to actively participate as shiai-sha as well)
o Mejirushi for self
o Shimpan-ki (referee flags) for self
o FIK Referee Rules and Regulations Handbook (2006 version)
 mandatory (read prior to attending seminar)
 recommended: AJKF Shimpan Tebiki (Supplementary Handbook)
• (Courtesy of Stroud-sensei, Idaho Kendo Dojo)
• download at:
o Pen/pencil and notepad (always good to take notes!)

Who should attend?
– Kenshi 3-dan and above
– Why? To improve their kendo referee skills
– Any kenshi with desire to learn is a plus
– 1-dan and 2-dan may also attend, may be relegated to shiaisha, but good chance to learn!

Method of instruction/training:
– Opening ceremony
– Day’s Events
– Review of important points plus other matters
– Practical
o Training exercises with multiple courts, including immediate feedback
o Questions and answer as time permits
– Godo-keiko with all participants as time permits

Sponsorship of this seminar is shared amongst SCKO, WKF and SCKF federations. Other AUSKF federations are welcome to attend, if so, small donations for gym rental will be appreciated.