Volume 27, number 7/8/9
- Oct 5, PNKF Shinpan Seminar, 12noon-4pm, open keiko 4-5pm, Kent.
-1. Those participating in Shinpan seminar will break into 5 Groups. -2. Each Group will rotate to the indicated position based on times, 35 minutes in each position, 5 minutes to rotate to next position. -3. All Shinpan Seminar participants will participate in Shiai. -4. Matches will be 2 minutes with rotation every 2 matches; all those in group will continue to rotate in to Shinpan until time to rotate to next position. -5. Hantei will be called if tied after 2 minutes. -6. One Senior member (5th Dan or above) will be assigned to a group to advise group. -7. Other Senior members will be assigned to Courts and advise Shinpan on Court. -8. Those not participating as Shinpan will have Shiai on Court B. -9. While in Position C and E, Senior member should review Shinpan performance, flag handling, Shinpan positioning, any other questions. -10. PNKF Dojo need to encourage their members to participate in Other Shiai matches. Schedule: 12noon-12:15pm, Opening Rei and discussion 12:15-12:20pm, Form 5 groups (Line up by rank, count off 1 to 5) 12:20-12:30, Go to Positions Other Attendees Shiai - Youth Mudansha Yudansha, Position E Bogu Off & Review
- Oct 19, Tacoma Taikai, Sat, 10am-4pm, Washington High School, 12420
Ainsworth Avenue South, Tacoma.
- Nov 2, PNKF Taikai, Sat, 9:30am, Kent.
- Nov 15/16, Daiki Kiwada Sensei, Kendo
Renshi 6th Dan, 2012 All Japan Kendo Federation
Championships Champion, Fri/Sat.
Friday night practice will be at Northwest Dojo, Northgate Community Center,
10510 5th Ave. NE, Seattle, 98125. Ron Risher will organize a dinner after
practice (either Azteca or similar). Practice will start promptly at 6:30 p.m.
and end at 8:00 p.m. Everyone will pay their own way except Kiwada Sensei and
the PNKF contact person. Saturday practice will be at Kent Commons from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
- Nov 16, PNKF Board, Sat, 3-5pm, Des Moines Library, 21620 11th Avenue S., Des Moines.
- Nov 23, Kent Taikai, Sat, report time 9am, start 9:30am, Kent.
- Dec 6/7/8, visit of Kendo Hanshi 8th Dan Mitsuru Hamasaki, former Chief Instructor of Tokyo Metropolitan Police, for the 2013 AUSKF (Western Region) Education Tour, Fri/Sat/Sun – tentative – place and time to be determined.
- Feb 7/8/9, visit of Iaido Hanshi 8th Dan Kishimoto and Jodo Kyoshi 7th Dan Iaido Hanshi 8th Dan Kazuma Okuda, for the 2014 AUSKF Iaido Education Tour, Fri/Sat/Sun. Jodo Seminar will be included in this tour – tentative – place and time to be determined.
- Nov 8/9/10, AUSKF Board meetings, Houston, Texas.
- Nov 10, AUSKF Kodansha Shinsa, 12:30-4pm, Sun, University of Houston Recreation and Wellness Center,
4500 University Drive, Houston, Texas.
- Feb 8, 52nd Steveston Taikai, 9am, Sat, McMath High School, 4251 Garry Street, Richmond BC.
Entry Deadline: Friday, January 18, 2014.
- May 2015, 16WKC, Tokyo, Japan.
ALL JAPAN KENDO FEDERATION NEW OFFICIALS
The new President of the All Japan Kendo Federation is Fujio Cho. Born February 2, 1937, he graduated from the Faculty
of Law at the University of Tokyo in March 1960 and joined Toyota Motor Corporation the same year. He is currently Honorary
Chairman for Toyota Motor Corporation, and prominent in many other organizations, for example he is Chairman of the Japan Sports
Masami Matsunaga is the new Vice President of the AJKF, Shuji Fukumoto is Vice President/Executive Managing Director, Yukio
Sato is Managing Director of International Affairs, and Ari Kurose is International Office Manager.
Yoshimitsu Takeyasu continues as President of the FIK, with Yukio Sato FIK Secretary General, and Ari Kurose FIK Assistant
EVERETT NEW LOCATION
Everett Kendo and Iaido Club has a very comfortable and convenient new venue, the Cascade Boys and Girls Club, 7600
Cascade Drive, Everett, WA 98203. Iaido is Mondays 7:30-9pm, and Kendo is Wednesdays 7-9pm.
AUSKF 2013 IAIDO CHAMPIONSHIPS – June 30, 2013, Iowa School for the Deaf, Council Bluffs
0-2 Kyu Murosako Cup 1 Kyu and 1 Dan 1st place - Allen Smith, SWKIF 1st place - Sean Hannon, RMKIF 2nd place - Michael Miyamoto, RMKIF 2nd place - John Mullin, AEUSKF 3rd place - David Aguero, NCKF 3rd place - Douglas Picard, NCKF 3rd place - Ruth Alessi, SEUSKF 3rd place - Serena Tang, EUSKF Kantosho - Jennifer Mayo, RMKIF Kantosho - Lynn Miyauchi, PNKF Yamaguchi Cup 2 Dan and 3 Dan Nakanishi Cup 4 Dan and Above 1st place - Kevin Loughlin, AEUSKF 1st place - Susan Sekreta, AEUSKF 2nd place - Gordon Hall, AEUSKF 2nd place - Paul Shin, GNEUSKF 3rd place - Hiroaki Fukumoto, PNKF 3rd place - Terry Fukui, GNEUSKF 3rd place - Gunner Goerlitz, PNKF 3rd place - Jason Hankins, RMKIF Kantosho - Yuko Nishida, GNEUSKF Kantosho - Debi Farmer, GNEUSKF
PNKF 5th NORTH AMERICAN WOMEN’S TEAM TOURNAMENT – July 13, 2013, Renton
Special Guest Instructor – Kendo Renshi 6th Dan Chinatsu Murayama
Team 1st place - PNKF-1 (A.Kikkawa, J.Chen, N.Grimes, J.Frazier-Day, A.Takado) 2nd place - Butokuden (V.Kuo, Y.Saito, L.Gibbons, M.Harigai, H.Nohara) 3rd place - SCKF (Y.Kil, C.Tada, E.Kim, C.Yoon, N.Sano) 3rd place - SWKIF-1 (H.Dang, S.Mizukami, A.Darrah, A.Premprajaks, S.Sugimoto) Individual Mudansha Individual Yudansha 1st place - J. DeJong, PNKF 1st place - A. Takado, PNKF 2nd place - K. Lam, Steveston 2nd place - A. Kikkawa, PNKF 3rd place - S. Ma, PNKF 3rd place - E. DeJong, PNKF 3rd place - C. Tada, SCKF 3rd place - W. Robillard, Steveston 4th place - C. Yoon, SCKF 4th place - N. Sano, SCKF 4th place - B. Lin, PNKF 4th place - M. Harigai, Butokuden
TATER TAIKAI – July 27, 2013, Treasure Valley Community College Gymnasium, Ontario, Oregon
Individuals 1st place - Jake Wilson, Ore-Ida 2nd place - JP Stroud, Idaho 3rd place - Matt Miller, Idaho Team 1st place - Senpo, Sid Price, Jiho, Morgan Ward, Chuken, JP Stroud, Taisho, Matt Miller
7th ANNUAL PNKF IAIDO TAIKAI – September 29, 2013, Rain City Fencing Center, Bellevue
Mudansha Cup 0-1 Kyu Yudansha 1-2 Dan Noguchi Yudansha Cup 3-4 Dan 1st place - K. Tekin, Norwalk 1st place - D. Lau, Musokai 1st place - H. Fukumoto, Seattle 2nd place - A. Jay, Aishinkai 2nd place - F. Fourie, AiShinKai 2nd place - J. Bossert, AiShinKai 3rd place - A. Hill, Tonbo 3rd place - T. Lui, OSU 3rd place - G. Goerlitz, Musokai 3rd place - A. Vanderspek, Aishinkai 3rd place - M. Gaylord, Seattle 3rd place - B. Blomquist, Everett Murosako Team Competition Cup 1st place - Seattle (A.Jay, M.Gaylord, H.Fukumoto) 2nd place - Musokai (H.Onaka, D.Lau, G.Goerlitz)
AJKF KODANSA SHINSA, April 30, 2013, Kyoto Shiritsu Taiikukan 7TH DAN: Motoki Asaoka (Youshinkai). AUSKF IAIDO KODANSHA SHINSA, June 30, 2013, Iowa School for the Deaf, Council Bluffs, Iowa 3RD KYU: Martin Beck, Judith Koenig, Robert Rodriguez, Celeste Rosell, William White. 2ND KYU: Anthony Alessi (SEUSKF, Ruth Alessi (SEUSKF), Jen Browne, Derek Kordash, Michael Sareyani. 1ST KYU: David Aguero, Gregory Condemi, Ken Gauvey, Maya Heuertz, Jennifer Mayo, Michael Miyamoto (RMKIF), Allen Smith. 1ST DAN: Kelly Maier. 2ND DAN: Lynn Miyauchi (PNKF), Serena Tang. 3RD DAN: Louis N. Carreras, Richard Davis, Rodolfo Lynch, Cheuk Ying Tang, Phillip VanDenBurghe. 4TH DAN: Gordon Hall. 5TH DAN: Terry Fukui, Koichiro Tanaka. 6TH DAN: Susan Sekreta (AEUSKF). PNKF IAIDO SHINSA, August 10, 2013, Kent 3RD KYU: Stuart Hagler (Obukan), Nikki McCormack (Everett), Russell Wilcoxon (AiShinKai). 2ND KYU: Anthony Hill (Tonbo). 1ST KYU: Garrit Pillie (AiShinKai). 1ST DAN: Masami Hill (Tonbo), Tsz Pang Lui (OSU), Gina Taylor (Tonbo), Anh Trieu (AiShinKai). PNKF KENDO SHINSA, August 10, 2013, Kent 6TH KYU: Keiji Underhill (Northwest). 5TH KYU: Erin Berry (Northwes), Yura Campbell (Sno-King), Julian Collins (Sno-King). 4TH KYU: Jasper Hugunin (Cascade), Naomi Kipper (Northwest), Chiyo Miyake (Kent), Peter Palmer (Northwest), DeAndre Tadeo (Everett), Mikkel Tadeo (Everett), Tyler Tetzloff (Kent), Kengo Underhill (Northwest). 3RD KYU: Ethan Chen (Northwest), Rick Goral (Northwest), Joseph Jean (Northwest), Hannah Kim (Bellevue), Soohmin Lee (Cascade), Mina Liao (Bellevue), Teo Morca (Northwest), Seth Mulhausen (Tacoma), Caleb Ogier (UW), Brandon Sweezea (Northwest), Ronen Totonchi (Musokai), Alisa Yoshikawa (Tacoma). 2ND KYU: Stuart Hagler (Obukan), Andrew Hyun (Bellevue), Alick Law (Sno-King), Van Le (UW), Dennis Lee (Federal Way), Brian Liao (Bellevue), David Lin (Bellevue), Andrew Nagasawa (Bellevue), Nancy Tang (UW), Riley Tetzloff (Kent), Joe Yang (Bellevue). 1ST KYU: Eric Chesley (Seattle), Sean Gillespie (Seattle), Jeremy Mettler (RenMa), Camille Nagasawa (Bellevue), Junha Park (Obukan), Mark Roddy (Meadowbrook). 1ST DAN: Billy Joe Griffin (Spokane), Kenta Kato (Alaska), Andrea Kayser (Pocatello), Ryan Kim (Cascade), U-Seong (Hank) Kim (UW), Kenny Lee (Cascade), Tsz Pang Lui (OSU), Emily Morgan (Musokai), Yuriko Phancenek (Seattle), Yarrow Sandberg (Spokane), Shawn Stern (UW). 2ND DAN: Hwan Choi (UW), Andrew Kato (Obukan), Richard Lei (Seattle), Tero Patana (Sno-King), Chris Rafael (Meadowbrook), Andy Sinclair (Spokane), John-Paul Stroud (Idaho). 3RD DAN: Aaron Yen (Seattle). AJKF KODANSHA SHINSA, August 17, 2013, Yamagata 7TH DAN: Chinatsu Murayama (Saitama). AUSKF KODANSHA SHINSA, September 1, 2013, Cleveland 5TH DAN: Jeff Chen (SWKIF), Kentaro Fujita (ECUSKF), Shinichiro Fukui (AEUSKF), Daniel C. Kim (SEUSKF), James J. Kim (SEUSKF), Katsumi Matsumoto (MWKF), Takashi Sudo (GNEUSKF), Zia Uddin (MWKF). 6TH DAN: Masahiro Imafuji, ECUSKF. PNKF KENDO SHINSA, September 15, 2013, Treasure Valley CC Easley Gymnasium, Ontario, Oregon 3RD KYU: Travis Horn (Idaho), Dawn Lattin (Pocatello), Sid Price (Idaho), Sebastian Smith (Idaho), Joe Ward (Idaho). 2ND KYU: Brian Cox (OSU), Zach Simpson (Pocatello), Morgan Ward (Idaho). 1ST KYU: Ken Tawara (Idaho), Jake Wilson (Idaho). 1ST DAN: Mick Lannigan (Idaho).
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