Southern California
Kendo Federation


AUSKF Kendo Summer Camp and Kodansha Shinsa
Friday 8/19/15 - Sunday 8/21/15
Stanford CA

  • kendo summer camp Friday 8/19/15 - Sunday 8/21/15

  • kodansha shinsa Sunday 8/21
    • you must use the same online registration page to register for the shinsa and receive AUSKF application forms
    • for SCKF applicants
      • an SCKF external shinsa application form will also need to be filled out
        • applicant section: sign, date, and provide information to enable the shinsa advisory board to make an approval decision
        • head instructor section: just sign and date (other information is intended for requesting ranks 4dan and below outside SCKF)
      • deadline for SCKF signature is Friday, 7/8/16 (the day before the BoD meeting)
        • mail the application package (AUSKF application form, SCKF form, copy of menjo, completed written test, and check payable to All United States Kendo Federation) to
          Jean Kodama, 12909 Glenda St, Cerritos CA 90703
          so it is received by 7/8, and also send email notification that the package is on the way
        • alternatively, email a scan of all the application forms by 7/8/16 and physically had the package to Jean Kodama at the July BoD meeting 7/10 or the kata seminar 7/11
      • SCKF will then handle:
        • approval by Shinsa Advisory Board (do NOT contact them yourself)
        • signature by SCKF president
        • express mail to AUSKF
    • you will turn in the following at the shinsa if you pass
      • menjo fee
      • note: written test must now be submitted as part of the application package
    • congratulations to the following SCKF sensei for passing their exams!
      • 5dan: Yoon, Young (SDKB)
      • 5dan: Olson, Brian (IS)
      • renshi: Nagatani, Naoki (CHUO)

Kendo summer camp information summary (see AUSKF news page for more info)
  • location: Stanford University
    615 Serra St, Stanford CA 94305
  • instructors from Japan
    • Toru Kamei sensei (Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan)
    • Toshiya Ishida sensei (Kendo Kyoshi 8 Dan)
  • schedule summary
    Fri 8/19 2:30p-3:00p   registration
             3:00p-6:30p   seminar
    Sat 8/20 9:00a-9:30a   registration
             9:30a-4:00p   seminar
             7:00p-10:00p  sayonara party
    Sun 7/26 9:30a-12:00p  seminar
             12:30p-1:00p  shinsa registration
             1:00p-4:00p   shinsa
  • fee summary
      $95  camp fee         (due 7/6)
       40  saturday banquet     "
       50  shinsa fee       (due 7/8)
    note: you may sign up for camp only, shinsa only, or camp and shinsa

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