Southern California
Kendo Federation


AUSKF Board Meeting and Kodansha Shinsa
Sat-Sun, 4/13-14/24, Houston

  • AUSKF Board meeting, Sat-Sun
  • Gym location:
    • Gilruth Center Gym
      18600 Space Center Blvd, Houston TX 77058
    • Sunday Shinsa
      • registration 11:45am - 12:45pm
      • shinsa 1pm - 4pm
      • see AUSKF shinsa page for information
      • SCKF participants see detailed instructions below

  • AUSKF kodansha shinsa, Sunday
    • steps for SCKF applicants
      1. to be eligible to test, you must have attended at least one kendo kata seminar and one shinpan seminar within the last 2 years (see list of seminars)
      2. obtain SCKF approval to test
        1. 5-7dan applicants
        2. shogo (renshi or kyoshi) applicants
          • fill out the SCKF shogo application form (with the assistance of your dojo head instructor and kendo advisors)
          • email the completed form to Jean Kodama by Wed 3/20/24
            (the deadline is earlier to accommodate any iteration or improvements that may be required)
        3. SCKF will then handle:
          • approval by Shinsa Advisory Board (do NOT contact them yourself)
          • signature by SCKF president (the signed form will be emailed back to you)
      3. apply to and pay AUSKF to participate in the shinsa
        • see AUSKF shinsa page for instructions on applying (this will include submitting the signed approval obtained in step 1.c above) as well as shinsa details and COVID protocols, eg masks. Sign up is online, see link to online application form
        • AUSKF's shinsa application deadline is Fri 3/29

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