Alan Stephenson (6th Dan Renshi)

  • Started in Kendo in 1986
  • Currently holds 6th Dan Renshi in Kendo, 4th Dan in Iaido, and 3rd Dan in Jodo
  • Positions and roles held
    • WKC in Korea 1988 Senshu
    • 4 Nations International Shiai in Auckland 1989 Senshu
    • WKC in Toronto 1991 Senshu
    • WKC in Kyoto 1997 Senshu
    • WKC in Taipei NZ Coach 2006
    • WKC in Novara Assistant National Coach 2012
    • WKC in Tokyo Assistant National Coach 2015
    • Vice President New Zealand Kendo Federation 2015
  • Events attended
    • Saitama Foreigners Camp 1995, 1998, and 2005
    • 2006 International Referees Seminar (Australia)
    • WKC 1988, 1991, 1997, 2006, 2012, and 2015
    • Australian Kendo Champs 2004, 2005 and 2006
  • Achievements and awards
    • National Kendo Kata Champion; 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005¬†and 2006
    • Runner up NZKF Veterans Shiai 2008