Southern California
Kendo Federation


SCKF Shinpan Seminar
Sun 2/11/24, 9am-4pm
El Rancho High School, Pico Rivera

  • online registration (google forms)
    • deadline is 2/4/24
    • PLEASE ENTER FOR EACH SENSEI (INCLUDING 7DAN) AND KENSHI PLANNING ON PARTICIPATING, indicating age, rank, and whether or not they want bento
    • form includes COVID-19 protocols

  • place: El Rancho High School
    Salcido Auxiliary Gym
    (at Loch Alene Ave and Homebrook St, see map pushpin)

  • sign in closes at 8:45am sharp
    • bring one check per dojo for the bento fees ($10 per bento except for 7dan sensei who will be provided free bento)

  • summary
    • participants
      • 2dan and above
        • reminder: attendance at shinpan and kata seminars will be required for 3dan and above shinsa starting April'2024
          (seminar attendance within the past 2 years)
      • 1dan and below (high skill level) may attend as shiai-sha (bento will be provided)
      • 7dan please attend as instructors (bento will be provided)
      • dress in keikogi, hakama, tare
      • bring shinpanki, mejirushi, referee handbook, energetic attitude
      • bring kendo dogu and be prepared to do shiai
    • preparation

  • note: starting in April 2024, applicants for 3dan and above shinsa (including kodansha/shogo ranks) must have attended at least one kata seminar and one shinpan seminar within the previous 2 years


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