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Fujii Okimitsu 1939 – 2017

On Tuesday the 11th April Fujii Okimitsu-sensei suffered a fatal heart attack. His contribution to kendo is hugely underrated and that he occupies the position as the “Forgotten Ronin” of British kendo, as he touched each and every part associated … Continue reading

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Shodan Shinsa – Spring 2017

The following students were advanced into or within the dan degrees at the shodan shinsa, held under the Rules of the Eikoku Kendō Renmei, at Tunbridge Wells on Sunday 5th March 2017. To Shodan: Ian Calvert (Tonbridge) Andy Haynes (Tonbridge) … Continue reading

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Shodan Shinsa – Autumn 2016

The following member has been advanced to Shōdan rank under the authority of the Eikoku Kendō Renmei at the Shōdan Shinsa held at the Tunbridge Wells Dōjō on Sunday, 9th October 2016. Warren Foat (Butokukan) Congratulations from all our Kendōka … Continue reading

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Hatsugeiko 2016

Hatsugeiko – New Year practice – will now be held in Lewes in April – date to be confirmed. Please contact Butokukan Dojo for details.

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Renmei Journal – Autumn/Winter 2015

The latest edition of the Renmei journal – Kendo Iai Naginata, Issue 304, Autumn/Winter 2015 – is now available for members on the Journal page. This edition continues the series on kiai, begun in Issue 302.

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