Shimpan Seminar in Portland
Sep
15
1:00 PM13:00

Shimpan Seminar in Portland

We will be hosting a shimpan (judging in shiai/taikai) seminar in Portland, OR, put on by the PNKF and taught by Samkange Sensei. The information is as follows:

Lead: Samkange Sensei
Date: Saturday, September 15
Time: 1pm-5pm
Location: IRCO (same as Sunday practice location)
Address: 10301 NE Glisan St Portland, Oregon

Even if you're not in bogu or just in bogu, you can get a lot of out a shimpan seminar. Learn why shimpan raise their flag, what is considered ippon (a valid strike), and get some shiai experience. For those who are higher rank, it's an opportunity to learn about doing shimpan before out there and doing it for real.

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Dojo Operations Seminar
Sep
16
12:00 PM12:00

Dojo Operations Seminar

On Sunday, September 16, the PNKF will be putting on a "dojo operations" seminar, lead by Sean Deblieck in Portland, OR.

Date: Sunday, September 16
Time: 12pm-2:30pm, followed by godo-geiko
Location: TBD

Location hasn't been established yet but please check your emails or check back here later.

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2018 Hiroshima Sensei Seminar
Mar
26
to Apr 1

2018 Hiroshima Sensei Seminar

Portland will be visited by four sensei from Japan:

  • Sadao Sasaki-Sensei (7-dan, kyoshi)
  • Mitsuru Mori-Sensei (7-dan, kyoshi)
  • Motoharu Akiyama-Sensei (7-dan, kyoshi)
  • Iazuki Iida (4-dan)

Please click through to view more detailed information about the seminar as well as the day-to-day schedule.

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PNKF Taikai 2017
Nov
4
9:30 AM09:30

PNKF Taikai 2017

One of the biggest, and most important taikai of our region. Portland members, please plan to go to this taikai if you are able! You can learn, see a lot of good kendo, help out at the courts, or even just cheer from the stands.

Registration should come to you via email from Portland Kendo Club in early to mid October.

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