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8th Inter-Club Kendo Tournament

Calling all Kendo practitioners!

Join us for a day of intense competition between Kendo clubs in Singapore at the 8th Inter-club Kendo Tournament!

Date: 3 Feb 2019
Time: 8:15am-6:00pm (Registration starts 8:15am)
Venue: St Patrick's School, Main Hall Level 2 (Visitors are welcome too)

Tournament Registration *Fees apply
Please register online at: https://tinyurl.com/ICT2019Reg

Registration closes on 6 January 2019 (Sun).
Please note that only aged 13 and above are eligible to participate in the tournament.

Directions on Event Day
Limited parking space is available on the event day. You are strongly advised to take public transport to the venue.
Google Map directions for St Patrick's School
490 E Coast Rd, Singapore 429058 (https://goo.gl/maps/EarbMcPe6Yp)

You may take the following bus services to the venue: 10, 12, 14, 14A (limited service), 32, 40, 155

Please check Tanglin Kendo Club Facebook Page regularly for event updates.

[UPDATE] Kendo Exchange - Kansai Student Kendo Federation

This is the updated schedule for this Saturday's and Sunday's Kendo Exchange with the Kansai Student Kendo Federation.

Training Venue for both days:
ACS Barker Road, Tan Chin Tuan Sports Hall, Level 3 (https://goo.gl/maps/QcLoumcoiDQ2)

8 Dec 2018
5.15pm - 5.25pm : Opening Speech by SKC
5.25pm - 6.30pm : (Non Bogu Class) Kihon lead by Kansai’s sensei with 1 translator
5.25pm - 5.35pm : (Bogu Class) Kihon lead by SKC member
5.35pm - 5.45pm : (Bogu Class) Mawari Keiko (3 rounds of 2 minutes each)
5.45pm - 5.55pm : (Bogu Class) Break
5.55pm - 6.30pm : (Bogu Class) Free Keiko
6.30pm - 7.00pm : Pack Up
7.00pm - 7.30pm : Bus to Dinner place
7.30pm - 9.30pm : Welcome Dinner

Dinner for Saturday will be at Ban Heng @ Harbourfront Centre, 1 Maritime Square, #04-01 HarbourFront Centre, Singapore 099253 (https://goo.gl/maps/wkL4uFv2awE2)

9 Dec 2018
9am - 9.40am : Kihon kata/keiko as below arrangement
- Japanese Kids Bogu lead by Kansai’s Sensei
- Adults lead by Kansai’s Sensei with 1 translator
- Japanese Kids Non Bogu and Adults non bogu will be lead by SKC Sensei

9.40am - 10.30am : Kids + Adults and Non-Bogu
- Japanese Kids Bogu lead by Kansai’s Sensei
- Adults lead by Kansai’s Sensei with 1 translator
- Japanese Kids Non Bogu and Adults non bogu will be lead by SKC Sensei

10.50am - 11.20am : Godou Keiko
11.45am - 1.15pm : Lunch (Participants to settle their own lunch. Please note NO consumption of food in ACS)
1.30pm - 1.40pm : Explanation of Shiai rules and regulations
1.45pm - 2.45pm : Long team Shiai
2.55pm - 4.25pm : Short team Shiai
4.45pm - 5.10pm : Godou Keiko if we have time
5.15pm - 5.30pm : Closing Ceremony + Prize Presentation Ceremony
6.10pm : Bus to Dinner Place
7.00pm : Sayonara Dinner

Dinner for Sunday will be at Kanpai 789, 11 Unity Street, 29 Robertson Walk, #01-18, Singapore 237995 (https://goo.gl/maps/jpM94Wm9jwC2)

See you!

[RESULTS] Singapore-Malaysia Goodwill Tournament 2018

Short Team
Champion:
Team S8 (Gerard Chan, Ang Shao Wei, Irsan Kusuma, Kenta Sasaki, Joyce Chia

1st Runner Up:
Team S1 (Chen Jia Hong, Melissa Djap, Pham Manh, Kohanawa Kenta, Liao)

2nd Runner Up:
Team S4 (Kyra Lim, Kelly Chak, Teo Ching Hui, Matsunaga Takashi, Katayama Ryo)
Team S5 (Takesawa Saori, Joshua Lim, Christina Soh, Dax Quah, Oliver Ng)

Best Fighting Spirit:
Eunice Huan, Oliver Ng, Joyce Chia, Katayama Ryo

Long Team
Champion:
Team Malaysia

Best Fighting Spirit:
Yash Tushar Vijay, Diong Swee Gaik, Stella Wong, Eugene Chow

[UPDATE] Singapore-Malaysia Goodwill Tournament 2018

Schedule for this weekend's Singapore-Malaysia Goodwill Tournament 2018 below:

Venue for both days
The Japanese School Changi Campus

24 Nov 2018
3.10pm Arrival of our guests
3.30pm - 5.30pm Godo Keiko at Changi Dojo
7.30pm Dinner at Flame Cafe (73 Upper Paya Lebar Road, Centro Bianco S534818, near Tai Seng MRT)
*All are welcome to participate. For Dinner, the cost is $32.90 nett. Please register with Ms Grace Lim

25 Nov 2018
8.50am - 9.15am Registration
9.15am - 9.30am Opening Ceremony
9.30am - 11.30am Short Team Matches
11.30am - 11.45am Break
11.45am - 12.45pm Long Team Match
12.45pm - 1.00pm Prize Presentation
1.00pm - 1.30pm Godo Keiko

Draw Results

[UPDATE] 30th Lim Kwa Chwee Memorial Tournament 2018

The 30th Lim Kwa Chwee Memorial Tournament will be held on this Sunday, 18 Nov 2018, at Changi Dojo. Registration will begin at 8.45am - 9.15am. To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the tournament, we are inviting all tournament participants to participate in the tournament draw. Each participants will draw a lot from their respective category during registration. The lot drawn will determine the order of your first match and opponent.

For those who have yet to pay the tournament fee, we will extend the collection till the tournament day itself during registration. We appreciate if you could prepare the exact amount (S$10).

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Year End Grading 2018

Registration for Singapore Kendo Club Year End Grading is now open.

Grading Date:
16 December 2018

Time:
9.00am - 9.30am Registration
9.45am - Grading starts

Venue:
Changi Japanese School, 11 Upper Changi North Road, 507657

Application Deadline:
• On or before 9 December 2018, 1pm
• Overseas applicants please submit the form via email to SKC by 2 December 2018

Any application submitted after the deadline will not be accepted. All applicants are required to submit the application form with a copy of the most recent grading certificate and payment to Ms Christina Soh. For affiliates members, please contact your club president and submit your forms and payment to your club representative. Any incomplete forms or/and forms submitted without grading certificate, and forms submitted without payment will not be accepted.

Forms:
SKC Members Kyu
SKC Members Dan
Affiliates Kyu/Dan
Non-Affiliates/Overseas Applicants Kyu/Dan

Kendo Exchange - Kansai Student Kendo Federation

Kansai Student Kendo Federation (about 30+ students and some teachers) will be coming to Singapore for a kendo exchange program with Singapore Kendo Club. Masayuki Hamaguchi sensei (8 Dan) will be leading the 2 day event from 8-9 December 2018 at ACS Barker Road.

Venue:
ACS Barker Road, Tan Chin Tuan Sports Hall (https://goo.gl/maps/QcLoumcoiDQ2)

Event Cost:
FREE

Tentative program:
8 December 2018 (Sat)
5.00pm - 7.00pm: Training
7.00pm - 9.00pm: Welcome Dinner (Venue: ACS Canteen - S$5 for SKC Members & students, S$15 for others)

9 December 2018 (Sun)
9.00am - 12.00pm: Kata + Kihon Training
12.00pm - 1.30pm: Lunch (Participants will need to settle their own lunch. Please note NO consumption of food in ACS)
1.30pm - 6.00pm: Shiai* with students of Kansai Student Kendo Federation (Short Team + Long Team)
6.00pm - 9.00pm: Farewell Dinner (Venue: ACS Canteen - S$5 for SKC Members & students, S$15 for others)

*Registration for shiai will not necessarily guarantee participation. Singapore Kendo Club will do our best to ensure as many interested applicants will be able to participate in the shiai. We seek your kind understanding in this.

e-Registration:
Register Here
Deadline: 30 Nov 2018

Dojo Updates

Kindly note that there will be no training on 11 Nov 2018 (Sunday) as dojo is unavaliable.

Singapore-Malaysia Goodwill Tournament 2018

Registration for the annual Singapore-Malaysia Goodwill Tournament is now open till 25 Nov 2018, 1pm. Kindly find information below.

Date:
24-25 November 2018 (Sun)

Venue:
The Japanese School Changi Campus

Categories:
• Short Team
• Long Team

Registration Deadline:
16 November 2018 (Fri)

eRegistration Form:
Click here

Kids Tournament 2018

Beginner
Beginners
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Beginners
Young Pri
Young Primary School Students
Young Pri
Young Primary School Students
Young Pri
Young Primary School Students
Young Pri
Young Primary School Students
Young Pri
Young Primary School Students
4G
Primary School 4th Grade Students
4G
Primary School 4th Grade Students
4G
Primary School 4th Grade Students
4G
Primary School 4th Grade Students
4G
Primary School 4th Grade Students
5G
Primary School 5th Grade Students
5G
Primary School 5th Grade Students
5G
Primary School 5th Grade Students
5G
Primary School 5th Grade Students
6G
Junior High School/ Primary School 6th Grade Students
6G
Junior High School/ Primary School 6th Grade Students
6G
Junior High School/ Primary School 6th Grade Students
6G
Junior High School/ Primary School 6th Grade Students
6G
Junior High School/ Primary School 6th Grade Students
Team
Team A
Team
Team B
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Team D
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Team H
KvP
Kids vs Parents
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Kids vs Parents
MVP
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Group Shot

Congratulations to all participants of the 2018 Kids Tournament. Below is a message from Tanaka Sensei after the event

2018 kids tournament was held on 14 Oct at the Gymnasium of Japanese secondary school. This is once-a-year event and is held continuously from 2015. This year, 39 players have joined and same as last year, we had the individual match, team match and even kid vs parent match. Next year, we hope that more parent will join the parent-kid match. Here are the winners by category:

[Junior High School/ Primary School 6th Grade Students]
Winner: Keisuke Nakamura
1st runner-up: Shuntaro Sakai
2nd runner-up: Yoshino Hasegawa & Shunki Yasui

[Primary School 5th Grade Students]
Winner: Asuka Yasui
1st runner-up: Kokoro Hosoya
2nd runner-up: Ena Sonoda

[Primary School 4th Grade Students]
Winner: Tadahiro Nishiguchi
1st runner-up: Kairi Katayama
2nd runner-up: Sihwan Lee & Ryoji Amano

[Young Primary School Students]
Winner: Keiji Hasegawa
1st runner-up: Isshin Sonoda
2nd runner-up: Ai Hosoya & Nana Nishiguchi

[Beginners]
Winner: Yuji Fukuhara
1st runner-up: Sara Fujimoto
2nd runner-up: Wakana Nishiguchi & Kota Fujimoto

[Team match] (from Taisho)
Winner: B team (S.Yasui, I.Sonoda, I.Sonoda, K.Katayama, H.Mizuguchi)
1st runner-up: H team (K.Hosoya, K.Utsumi, T.Yasui, T.Shimizu, Y.Fukuhara)
2nd runner-up: D team (T.Nishiguchi, T.Katayama, T.Nishiguchi, S.Fujimoto, S.Otomo) • A team (K.Nakamura, E.Sonoda, K.Hasegawa, A.Yamagishi, K.Mizuguchi)

[Best Players in Team Match]
Best Taisho: Shunki Yasui
Best Fukusho: Ena Sonoda
Best Chuken: Tadahiro Nishiguchi
Best Jiho: Tetsuyoshi Shimizu
Best Senpo: Yuji Fukuhara

[MVP]
MVP Boy: Isshin Sonoda
MVP Girl: Kokoro Hosoya

[Kids vs Parents]
MVP: Ohigashi father & child
Fighting spirits: Shimizu father & child

Photo credit to Tanaka sensei

30th Lim Kwa Chwee Memorial Tournament 2018

Registration for the 30th Lim Kwa Chwee Memorial Tournament is now open till 28 Oct 2018, 1pm. Kindly find information below.

Date:
18 November 2018 (Sun)

Venue:
The Japanese School Changi Campus

Categories:
• Primary School
• Beginner (Non Bogu)
• Ladies Junior (Kyu Grades)
• Men Junior (Kyu Grades)
• Ladies Senior (Dan Grades)
• Men Senior (Dan Grades)

Registration Deadline:
28 October 2018 (Sun), 1pm

eRegistration Form:
Click here

If you wish to watch the tournament, kindly fill up this form here before 28 Oct 2018, 1pm.

Notice of Singapore Kendo Club Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given to hold the Singapore Kendo Club (“SKC”) Annual General Meeting (“AGM”).

Date:
6 October 2018

Time:
10.00am

Venue:
30 Prinsep Street S(188647), Room 10A, Level 10

Agenda:
Chairman’s Report
Confirmation of FY2016/2017 Minutes
Treasurer’s Report
Elections

Eligible Attendees:
SKC Members who are Singapore Citizens and 21 years of age as of 31 Mar 2018, a minimum of 1-year membership and no outstanding fees due as at AGM date (April-September '18 Membership).


Kindly RSVP here your attendance by 22 September 2018.

Mid Year Grading 2018

Registration for Singapore Kendo Club Mid Year Grading is now open.

Grading Date:
17 June 2018

Time:
8.45am - 9.15am Registration
9.30am - Grading starts

Venue:
Changi Japanese School, 11 Upper Changi North Road, 507657

Application Deadline:
On or before 3 June 2018
Any application submitted after the deadline will not be accepted. All applicants are required to submit the application form with a copy of the most recent grading certificate and payment to Mr Say Yong Ng. For affiliates members, please contact your club president and submit your forms and payment to your club representative. Any incomplete forms or/and forms submitted without grading certificate, and forms submitted without payment will not be accepted.

Forms:
SKC Members Kyu
SKC Members Dan
Affiliates Kyu/Dan
Non-Affiliates/Overseas Applicants Kyu/Dan

Overseas applicants please submit the form via email to SKC).

[Media Release] Declaration Against Sexual Harassment & Misconduct

Together with the Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC), Sport Singapore (SportSG) and 56 other National Sports Associations (NSAs), SKC has pledged against sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour of any form, and we are fully committed to ensuring a clean and safe environment for all Kendokas.

Please read the full media release below.

Dojo Updates

Please note there is a change in training venue from 21 March - 11 April 2018 due to renovation at Changi Dojo.

Wednesday:
Date: 21 Mar, 28 Mar, 4 Apr, 11 Apr 2018
Time: 7.00 - 9.00pm
Venue: ACS Barker Tan Chin Tuan Hall, Level 3, 60 Barker Road
Google Map

Sunday:
Date: 25 Mar, 1 Apr, 8 Apr
Time: 9.00am - 1030am (Japanese Kids, Beginners, Intermediate), 10.30am - 12.00pm (Adults, no kata)
Venue: ACS Barker Tan Chin Tuan Hall, Level 3, 60 Barker Road
Google Map

Nittaidai Kendo Exchange 2018

Started in 2000, every year Nittai Dai students from the martial arts department will travel around the world to spread and increase awareness of the Japanaese traditional martial arts and cultural arts. They have been to Australia, Germany, and Hawaii. This is the 3rd time that they will be coming to Singapore. They will conduct a demonstration of major japanese traditional martial arts such as Judo, Kendo, Karate, Aikido,Sumo, Shorinji Kempo and cultural dances and Japanese Taiko (Drums). In addition, there will be a kendo seminar that will be led by Yagisawa Sensei (8 Dan) on the 10 February 2018.

Kendo Seminar:
Date: 10 February 2018
Time: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Venue: St Patrick's School
Registration is open till 5 Feb 2018

Martial Arts Demonstration:
Date: 11 February 2018
Time: 3.00pm - 5.00pm
Venue: Toa Payoh Sports Hall

Admission is free for all events.

Register Now

29th Lim Kwa Chwee Memorial Tournament 2017

Singapore Kendo Club will be holding the 29th Lim Kwa Chwee Memorial Tournament on 17 December 2017. Registration for the tournament is now open till 8 December 2017.

Register Now

Year End Grading 2017

Registration for Singapore Kendo Club Year End Grading is now open.

Grading Date:
10 December 2017

Time:
8.45am - 9.15am Registration
9.30am - Grading starts

Venue:
Changi Japanese School, 11 Upper Changi North Road, 507657

Application Deadline:
On or before 26 November 2017
Any application submitted after the deadline will not be accepted. All applicants are required to submit the application form with a copy of the most recent grading certificate and payment to Mr Say Yong Ng. For affiliates members, please contact your club president and submit your forms and payment to your club representative. Any incomplete forms or/and forms submitted without grading certificate, and forms submitted without payment will not be accepted.

Forms:
SKC Members Kyu
SKC Members Dan
Affiliates Kyu/Dan
Non-Affiliates/Overseas Applicants Kyu/Dan

Overseas applicants please submit the form via email to SKC).

Notice of Singapore Kendo Club Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given to hold the Singapore Kendo Club (“SKC”) Annual General Meeting (“AGM”).

Date:
16 July 2017

Time:
3.00pm

Venue:
Sports Singapore Silver Room (Level 1), 3 Stadium Drive 397630

Agenda:
Chairman’s Report
Confirmation of FY2015/2016 Minutes
Treasurer’s Report
Elections

Eligible Attendees:
SKC Members who are Singapore Citizens and 21 years of age as of 31 March 2017, active members* in FY2016/2017 and no outstanding fees due as at AGM date.
*Eligibility for beginners class students: Must join SKC main class training before March 2016.

Kindly RSVP to singaporekendoclub@gmail.com your attendance by 8 July 2017.

Results: Mid-year Grading June 2017

Please find results for last Sunday's grading here

Kindly send an email to singaporekendoclub@gmail.com should there be any errors, before 5 July 2017, 3.00pm. Any requests notified after the deadline will be subject to a reprinting charge.

Updates: 23rd East West Kendo Tournament

This year’s East-West Tournament will see small teams of seven members fighting it out for the title of 23rd East-West Tournament Champion.

Draw Results:
Short team
Long team

The 23rd East-West Tournament will be held on the 28th of May, at The Japanese School Changi Campus. Registration starts from 8.30am and closes at 9.00am. Gates will open from 8.15am onwards. Please wait outside till it’s time to enter.

For registration this Sunday, we would like all players in CHUKEN position to ensure that all your teammates are present before representing your team at the registration table. Should you confirm an absence, you will be required to inform the registration table as well. Individuals not playing in team matches should register your attendance for the long team match.

Parking will be limited on Sunday due to concurrent events that will be held at the school. You are recommended to take public transport. Drop offs and pick ups should be done right in front of the security office. Inform whoever is dropping you or picking you to not loiter around the school while waiting.

All the best!