Graham Alan Sayer (7th Dan Renshi)

  • Started Kendo in 1979
  • Currently holds 7th Dan Renshi in Kendo
  • Positions and roles held
    • Team Captain 1985 World Kendo Chamionships Paris France
    • Team Captain 1988 World Kendo Championships Seoul Korea
    • Team Captain 1997 World Kendo Championships Kyoto Japan
    • Team member and delegation leader 2000 World Kendo Championships Santa Clara USA
    • Delegation Leader 2006 World Kendo Championships Taipei Taiwan
    • Delegation Leader and FIK Auditor 2012 World Kendo Championships Novara Italy
    • FIK  Auditor 2015 World Kendo Championships Tokyo Japan
    • President of New Zealand Kendo Federation 1987 ~ present day
    • FIK (International Kendo Federation) Auditor 2009 ~ present day
  • Events attended
    • 1984 Saitama Foreigners Camp
    • 1999 Saitama Foreigners Camp
    • 2000 Saitama Foreigners Camp
    • World Kendo Championships 1985, 1888, 1997, 2000, 2006, 2012, and 2015
    • World Combat Games 2011 Beijing China
    • World Combat Games 2014 St Petersburg Russia
  • Achievements and awards
    • NZ Veterans Champion 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009
    • Life time membership award Auckland Kendo Club 2014