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Always good to see the Auckland Kendo Club involved with assisting the community. Here Brent Hansen our head Iaido instructor was doing a demonstration at the annual Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity -wosp.org.pl. Which raises money to support and improve medical care for Polish Childrens Hospitals. Patel Szymonczyk (AKC Member) is one of the organisers.Good one guys !!!! ... See MoreSee Less

Always good to see the Auckland Kendo Club involved with assisting the community. Here Brent Hansen our head Iaido instructor was doing a demonstration at the annual Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity -wosp.org.pl. Which raises money to support and improve medical care for Polish Childrens Hospitals. Patel Szymonczyk (AKC Member) is one of the organisers.Good one guys !!!!

 

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Woman on right looks like the assassin in Killing Eve, my current obsession. That's a compliment 😁

Official Hatsu-geiko/Kids and beginners class 2019 ... See MoreSee Less

Official hatsu-geiko 2019 ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

Auckland Kendo Club

Hi AKC members,
Our official first training in 2019 is on Saturday 12th January from 8:00 am to 9:00 am followed by Kids and beginners class from 9:30 am to 11:00 am.
See you all at the dojo!
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Hi AKC members,
Our official first training in 2019 is on Saturday 12th January from 8:00 am to 9:00 am followed by Kids and beginners class from 9:30 am to 11:00 am.  
See you all at the dojo!

 

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Happy kendo year you guys!

3 weeks ago

Auckland Kendo Club

Kids at Auckland Kendo club take note !!!
What is Kendo? &
Why it could become your lifetime friend?
Happy New Year Everyone
vimeo.com/303759007Kendo means literally ‘the way of the sword’, and has its origin in the martial art developed by the samurai in battlefield combat and in duels. It refers…
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when do u guys start back up?

4 weeks ago

Auckland Kendo Club

What a great way to wrap the year up. Thanks team for the asa geiko bash and guidances. Lots of resolutions made today for the new year. Welcome again Kazuyoshi san to AKC - hope to see yo again next March. Best of luck with the fishing this morning. Merry XXXXmas to all and see you in the new year. ... See MoreSee Less

What a great way to wrap the year up. Thanks team for the asa geiko bash and guidances. Lots of resolutions made today for the new year. Welcome again Kazuyoshi san to AKC - hope to see yo again next March. Best of luck with the fishing this morning. Merry XXXXmas to all and see you in the new year.Image attachment

 

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you all! 🤗

Bloody good hard practcie to finish on - thanks Guys

1 month ago

Auckland Kendo Club

Last training of Kids and Beginners class in 2018. We did suri-ashi warm up and go-hon-waza competition! Well done everyone! We look forward to seeing you all back in training on Saturday 12th January in 2019. ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago

Auckland Kendo Club

Hi AKC members,

Our official last kendo training in 2018 is Monday 17th December from 7 pm, not Wednesday 19th December. See you at the dojo everyone!

Cheers.
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1 month ago

Auckland Kendo Club

Kendo is so much more than just what happens in the dojo ...group from Kagawa and Hiroshima Universities enjoying their Auckland experience !!! ... See MoreSee Less

Kendo is so much more than just what happens in the dojo ...group from Kagawa and Hiroshima Universities enjoying their Auckland experience !!!

1 month ago

Auckland Kendo Club

The Auckland Kendo Club 30th Anniversary-Photos by Julia Chiu- ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Hey guys don't forget to share the video on your feed ..thanks

2 months ago

Auckland Kendo Club

Yamagami sensei and his students sporting AKC’s limited 30th Anniversary special edition Canterbury tees. Thank you again for the valuable lessons this evening, and we look forward to seeing you again soon. ... See MoreSee Less

Yamagami sensei and his students sporting AKC’s limited 30th Anniversary special edition Canterbury tees. Thank you again for the valuable lessons this evening, and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

2 months ago

Auckland Kendo Club

The Auckland Kendo Club 30th Anniversary and Yamagami Sensei seminar completed in style ! we have had two professional photographers taking images for us so more stunning shots to come soon . Thanks you www.facebook.com/julia.chiu?ref=br_rs Photography and James Lantana Photo-Journeyhttps://www.facebook.com/james.somsak ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago

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2 months ago

Auckland Kendo Club

2018 Yamagami Sensei seminar concluded. Thank you for your valuable guidance in many aspects of kendo that would otherwise still remain foreign to us. We look forward to seeing the Sensei and his formidable Kagawa University students next year. Our gratitude to all fellow practitioners and supporters, parents, friends from DMK and Waikato Kendo Club who took time to join us. Congratulations to all five students who made the grades this afternoon - well done. ... See MoreSee Less

2018 Yamagami Sensei seminar concluded. Thank you for your valuable guidance in many aspects of kendo that would otherwise still remain foreign to us. We look forward to seeing the Sensei and his formidable Kagawa University students next year. Our gratitude to all fellow practitioners and supporters, parents, friends from DMK and Waikato Kendo Club who took time to join us. Congratulations to all five students who made the grades this afternoon - well done.Image attachmentImage attachment

2 months ago

Auckland Kendo Club

Day 2 - Yamagami sensei instilling confidence and finer points to fellow attendees. ... See MoreSee Less

Day 2 - Yamagami sensei instilling confidence and finer points to fellow attendees.

2 months ago

Auckland Kendo Club

30 Years anniversary about to kick off ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Congratulations Graham Sayer and kendo colleagues!

Congrantz to AKC

Happy Birthday AKC good wishes all.

Congratulations!!!

おめでとうございます!

Congrats to you all

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2 months ago

Auckland Kendo Club

Hi AKC members,

December timetable main events are below. Please check it.

1st (Sat) ~ 2nd (Sun) December: Yamagami Sensei Seminar and AKC 30th Anniversary.

3rd (Mon) December: Kendo training with Yamagami Sensei and Kagawa students.

No Jodo training this month.

19th (Wed) December: Last day of Kendo training in 2018.
Please be aware that practices will still take place over the
Christmas holiday break, however, they will be organised
between interested parties for time that suits them.

12th (Sat) January 2019: First Kendo training in 2018.
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Hi AKC members,

December timetable main events are below.  Please check  it.  

1st (Sat) ~ 2nd (Sun) December: Yamagami Sensei Seminar and AKC 30th Anniversary.

3rd (Mon) December: Kendo training with Yamagami Sensei and Kagawa students.

No Jodo training this month.

19th (Wed) December: Last day of Kendo training in 2018. 
Please be aware that practices will still take place over the 
Christmas holiday break, however, they will be organised 
between interested parties for time that suits them.

12th (Sat) January 2019: First Kendo training in 2018.

2 months ago

Auckland Kendo Club

Dear Kendo colleagues,

The scheduled kendo practice for Friday the 30th November has been canceled due to Yamagami Sensei attending an event with the Japanese Consul General.
See you all Saturday morning at 8:30 am for an 9 am seminar start time.

Regards,
Alan.
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2 months ago

Auckland Kendo Club

Beginners class in full swing. Come and see what its all about. Sat 9:30 start rain or shine. ... See MoreSee Less

Beginners class in full swing. Come and see what its all about. Sat 9:30 start rain or shine.

2 months ago

Auckland Kendo Club

Jean Paul sitting in between Graham sensei and Alan sensei. Jean hails from New Caledonia (NC Kendo Club instructor) is a regular visitor to our shores and always come practice with the whanau when he is in town. Welcome Jean and we trust your trout fishing is fruitful as ever. ... See MoreSee Less

Jean Paul sitting in between Graham sensei and Alan sensei. Jean hails from New Caledonia (NC Kendo Club instructor) is a regular visitor to our shores and always come practice with the whanau when he is in town. Welcome Jean and we trust your trout fishing is fruitful as ever.

2 months ago

Auckland Kendo Club

Hi everyone,

Our AKC members who attended to the 11th Novice Championships this weekend did really well! Thank you Waikato Kendo Club for hosting the event! We had wonderful time and made a great memories. Special thank you to Nori Sensei for his wonderful guidance during events and we look forward to practicing with him at AKC on Monday night(12th November.
The result is below.

Kohtaro Sai
Youth division: 1st place.
Men’s Kyu division: 2nd place.
Fighting spirit award.

Shino Yotsumoto
Women’s Kyu division: 1st place.
Women’s Dan division: 2nd place.

Genzui Kudo
Team division: 1st place(AKC A).

Kent Tanimukai
Team division: 1st place(AKC A).
Men’s Dan division: Fighting spirit award.

Ren Sayer
Team division: 1st place(AKC A).
Men’s Dan division: 2nd place.

Rina Igarashi
4th Dan division: Fighting spirit award.
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Well done Ren.👍🏻

2 months ago

Auckland Kendo Club

Shiai or competition is part of kendo life and we instil the concept right at the early stages of our members’ training. Here our young members battling it out with full vigor.
Gambatte to all our members who are presently away at the Waikato Novice Championship this weekend.
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Shiai or competition is part of kendo life and we instil the concept right at the early stages of our members’ training. Here our young members battling it out with full vigor. 
Gambatte to all our members who are presently away at the Waikato Novice Championship this weekend.Image attachmentImage attachment

3 months ago

Auckland Kendo Club

Our beginners’ class this morning. Our student Natalia executing a kote-men routine (a cut to the wrist and forehead). She is one of the youngest in the group and has done extremely well in her short time with us. Keep up the good work Nat. ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago

Auckland Kendo Club

AKC November timetable.

•Jodo training Sunday 11th and 25th form 1~2 pm.
• Novice Champs in Waikato is Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th.
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AKC November timetable.

•Jodo training Sunday 11th and 25th form 1~2 pm.
• Novice Champs in Waikato is Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th.

3 months ago

Auckland Kendo Club

Thank you for the members who participated AKC October monthly shiai today.
Congratulations SHINO YOTSUMOTO on your winning in Kyu grade fight, and MAKOTO KURODA on your consecutive winning in Dan grade fight!
We look forward to seeing you at the next monthly shiai!
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Thank you for the members who participated AKC October monthly shiai today.
Congratulations SHINO YOTSUMOTO on your winning in Kyu grade fight, and MAKOTO KURODA on your consecutive winning in Dan grade fight!
We look forward to seeing you at the next monthly shiai!Image attachment

 

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Who can stop Kuroda san?