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Tag: Kyusha Taikai

Kendo Kyusha Taikai Results

The Taikai took place in London on Saturday, 27th February 2010.  The results were as follows: 1st David Parkes, Oxford University 2nd Johnny Boswell, Liverpool 3rd Paul Hughes, Nagamitsu 3rd Lewis Gale,  Akai Ryuu Fighting spirit Sophia Kellaway, Kobudokan

Kendo Kyu Grade Taikai Final Reminder

Just to remind everybody that the Kyusha Taikai is this Saturday in North London. Register on the door. Third, fourth, fifth dans welcome as referees.

Postponed Kyusha taikai – new date announced

A new date has been arranged for the Kyusha taikai. Kyusha taikai is at the same venue as before, signing in from 12 with a 12.30 start on the 27th February. Location: JFS, The Mall, Harrow, Middlesex HA3 9TE Near Kingsbury Tube station. More information to follow. Contact:  Sean Starr <>

Kyusha taikai Postponed

The Kyusha taikai this weekend has been postponed and the Kangeiko canceled. While main roads are open many side roads remain impassable for most cars and the closure of local tube stations for engineering works means that people would face a long walk along icy paths. Those dojos that are still open are reporting severely […]

Intensive Kendo Training: New Open Sessions Launched

Want to ramp up your Kendo skills?  Then take part in a weekend of intensive training taught by Mano sensei 6th dan. January 16th and 17th (£5 per session) Saturday 12 to 5 Sunday 9.30 until 1 Location: North West London JFS, The Mall, Kenton, Middlesex HA3 9TE website: Contact: Sean Starr All […]

Winter training and Kyu Grade competition

Andy Fisher, now GB Squad Captain, first (and Fighting Spirit award winner) at the 2003 Lidstone Taikai . The Kyusha Taikai is the successor event. Saturday, 9th January 2010 – Kyusha Taikai (competition for members holding a grade below Shodan) Taikai registration at 09:45 for a 10:15 start (doors open at 09:00) Dan grades encouraged […]