SUSKIF FALL TAIKAI AND SHINSA

Saturday, November 5, 2022
Location: Bledsoe-Miller Community Center, Waco, TX

 

SCHEDULE

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5

9AM: Facility opens/Shinsa Registration 

9:30AM: Shinsa (up to SanDan)
11AM: Tournament

Lunch

PM: Tournament

Godo Keiko

Dinner

 

FACILITY INFORMATION

LOCATION

FACILITY POLICIES

  • Please change in the changing rooms.

  • Keep belongings in the gym.

VISITORS

Visitors are welcome. Please let us know if you are visiting in advance.

 

TAIKAI

The purpose of this tournament is to give Kenshi in this region an opportunity to compete.
- All Dans are asked to be prepared to judge/help manage the court. At least Sandan and above will judge.
- Senior Sensei may advise participants and shinpan.

DIVISIONS (TBD)

Divisions will be determined by registration. They will be something like:

  • Youth

  • College

  • Adult Mudansha

  • Shodan-Nidan

  • Sandan-Yondan

REGISTRATION

FORMS

  • Registration is available here.

  • Deadline: 10/22

FEES

SHINSA

  1. Candidates need to have a current AUSKF membership.

  2. Non-SUSKIF members need to obtain permission from their regional federation president with this form.

  3. Candidates for Shodan and above need to submit a copy of their Menjo.

  4. On the day of Shinsa, check-in before Shinsa begins.

  5. Menjo: Name needs to match name in AUSKF database and please pay the fee by the end of the seminar:
    Kids Kyu $20, Adult Kyu $30, Shodan $50, Nidan $60, Sandan $80

SHINSA FORMAT

  • Sandan: 2 rounds of Keiko, & Kendo Kata 1-10

  • Nidan: 2 rounds of Keiko, & Kendo Kata 1-7

  • Shodan: Kirikaeshi, 2 rounds of Keiko, & Kendo Kata 1-5 (Examples: Keiko, Kata)

  • Ikkyu: Kirikaeshi, 2 rounds of Keiko, & Kendo Kata 1-3 (Examples: Keiko)

  • Nikkyu and below: Kirikaeshi and 2x each of Men, Kote Men, & Do

Essay

Candidates may write an optional essay on one or more of the following

  • Why do you practice Kendo?

  • What are your goals in Kendo?

  • How can we improve our events?

  

 

CONTACT US

For any questions, please contact us here, email us at suskif@gmail.com, or call/text 713-724-7921.

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