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FORM: In 2013, the National Kata Taikai will be run on the day of the British Open (December 14th) Each Dojo may enter three pairs of players , which are registered to the BKA for a minimum of 3 months before the date of the taikai. Pairs will be judged on performance and technique. There [...]
Dear Members, the latest version of the BKA Constitution (November 2013) can be now found in the Resources page.
Please find herewith the planned 2014 BKA Iai & Jo calendar of events. Naturally, we cannot guarantee the details until all the venues are booked, but we will do everything we can to stick to this plan. BKA Iaido and Jodo Calendar 2014 (PDF)
Due to several requests, the 2013 British Open will be open to all kendoka of any grade. This is an experiment and future Opens may be restricted to dan grades or Ikkyu and above
Useful advice for those grading in Kendo has been produced by some senior sensei who regularly sit on grading panels – very worth reading http://www.kendo.org.uk/kendo/grading-requirements/
Title: British Open Kendo Championship (and Kata Taikai) Location: The Woodcock Sports Centre, Aston university, Aston Triangle,Aston University,Woodcock Street, B4 7ET Description: The categories this year are: – 1. Ladies event (all dan grades) 2. Junior event ages 14 to under 18 (all dan grades, but must be under 18 years on the day, 14/12/2013) [...]