Southern California
Kendo Federation


AUSKF Summer Camp and Kodansha Shinsa
Sat-Sun, 8/4-6/17, Ann Arbor MI

  • for event details, including sign up page, see the AUSKF news post
    • location: Eastern Michigan University (Rec/IM building)
      100 Olds Robb, Ypsilanti MI 48197

    • schedule:
      Fri 8/4
        2:30-3pm:  Registration
        3-6:30pm:  Seminar
      Sat 8/5
        9-9:30am:  Registration
        9:30-4pm:  Seminar
        6-9pm:     Sayonara Party
      Sun 8/6
        9:30-12pm: Seminar
        12:30-1pm: Promotion Exam Registration (same location)
        1-4pm:     Promotion Exams 
    • guest sensei from Japan
      Kazuo Furukawa Sensei (Hokkaido; 8-Dan Hanshi)
      Yoshimi Higashi Sensei (Aichi; 8-Dan Kyoshi)
    • official hotel: Ann Arbor Regent Hotel & Suites
      2455 Carpenter Rd, Ann Arbor MI 48108
    • participants are responsible for providing their own transportation

  • AUSKF kodansha shinsa, Sun 8/6
    • see AUSKF news post for a link to the shinsa application package
      • note: shinsa and menjo fees have increased starting Apr'17
    • for SCKF applicants
      • an SCKF external shinsa application form will also need to be filled out
        • note: the form has been updated 6/8/17
      • deadline for SCKF signature is Mon 6/26/17
        • hand in the application package (AUSKF application form, SCKF form, copy of menjo, written test, and checks payable to All United States Kendo Federation) to Jean Kodama
        • alternatively, mail the application package to
          Jean Kodama, 12909 Glenda St, Cerritos CA 90703
          early enough to ensure it arrives by the due date, and also send email notification that the package is on the way
      • SCKF will then handle:
        • approval by Shinsa Advisory Board (do NOT contact them yourself)
        • signature by SCKF president
        • express mail to AUSKF
    • for SCKF applicants for shogo (renshi or kyoshi)
    • congratulations to the following SCKF sensei for passing their exams!
      • 5 Dan: Jarrod Hatakeyama (TOR)
      • 5 Dan: Zembayashi Takaya (PJCI)

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