2019 Edition of the annual Belgium Kendo Championships for Kyu-grades were held in Ghent, organized by regional federation VKIJF under the authority of the All Belgium Kendo Federation.
Our dojo joined with almost 30 participants. People from all ver Belgium from the age of 5 up to … joined for a full day of shiai. At the end of the day, examinations for ikkyu and shodan were organized. We could count on the support of our parents, yudansha and referees to make this day successful.
Technical part / without bogu cat A 1st Kaede (Ms) 2nd Yui 3rd Nao & Ryuki cat B 1st Amaury 2nd Shunichiro cat C 3rd Takaomi cat D 2nd Maximilian
The youngest participant special price: Hugo
Shiai cat E 1st Simon 2nd Daisuke 3rd Takeshi cat F 1st Kaori 2nd Kaede
We start new season’s Keiko start from 17th August.(Sat) 17 Aug.(Sat) 16:00-18:00 at G2 Adeps Auderghem(Centre Sportif de la Forêt de Soignes) 21 Aug.(Wed) 19:00-21:00 at G3 Adeps 24 Aug.(Sat) 16:00-18:00 at G2 Adeps 28Aug.(Wed) – 01Sep.(Sun) ABKF Summer Seminar will be held at Adeps http://www.abkfevents.be/seminar/summer2019/#kendo
And our keiko will be return to the original place at VUB from September
Several members of our dojo took part in the EKC held this year in Serbia. Even if this time Belgium couldn’t get any gold, silver or bronze medal; our dojo mate Toshiro Panzani was awarded with a nice “fighting spirit”…
Last weekend, Ghent dojo Kojika organized for the 26th time in a row their spring tournament for youngsters. This tournament fits perfectly in the goals that we put forward with our own dojo, so a large group of our members joined.
Almost 32 kids from Wakakoma joined the total number of 173 coming from 10 different countries or 26 dojo.