Delegation Abroad

Delegation to FIK Asian Zone Referee Seminar FY2017

FIK Asia-Zone Kendo Referee Seminar was held on 28th and 30th Oct 2017 at Incheon Academy of Science & Arts Gym in Incheon city in Korea.

The Instructors of This time from Japan were as follows.

Mr. Masami MATSUNAGA  Kendo Hanshi 8 dan  FIK vice president
Mr. Takao FUJIWARA  Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Kazushi MIYAKE  Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan




65 trainees from 7 countries of Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, China, Chinese Taipei, Australia, and Mongolia were attended to the seminar.
More than 100 including the seminar match players and local Kendo staffs were participated to the event.
And especially, players in Korea performed good matches at the seminar.

Following to the opening message by SHIN vice president of KKA, Chief Instructor MATSUNAGA sensei was explained what is the important point for the Kendo refereeing.
And the refereeing training session was started by FUJIWARA sensei and MIYAKE sensei.
The seminar was conducted by 2 courts.
The main point of this seminar was to clarify the Yukodatotsu and to make sure the detail of refereeing.
After 2 days seminar, judging skill of Yukodatotsu has been improved and confirmed.
All of referee trainees were learned refereeing and enjoyed the seminar.









Delegation to FIK Asian Zone Referee Seminar FY2016

FIK Asia-Zone Kendo Referee Seminar was held on 18th and 19th Feb 2017 at Lei Yue Mun Sports Centre in Kowloon in Hong Kong.

The Instructors from Japan for this seminar were as follows.

Mr. Yuji NAKATA  Kendo Hanshi 8 dan
Mr. Kunihiko TERASAKI  Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Yasuo SUZUKI  Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan




101 trainees from 9 countries of Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, China, Chinese Taipei, Australia, Malaysia, Macau and Singapore were attended to the seminar.
More than 130 including the seminar match players and local Kendo staffs were participated to the event.
And players in Hong Kong performed good matches at the seminar.

Following to the opening message by WONG president of HKKA, Chief Instructor NAKATA sensei was explained what is the important point for the Kendo refereeing.
And the refereeing training session was started by SUZUKI sensei and TERASAKI sensei.
The seminar was conducted by 2 courts.
The main point of this seminar was to clarify the Yukodatotsu and to make sure the detail of refereeing.
After 2 days seminar, judging skill of Yukodatotsu has been improved and confirmed.
All of referee trainees were learned refereeing and enjoyed the seminar.








Delegation to FIK European Zone Referee Seminar FY2016

FIK European-zone Kendo Referee Seminar was held on 4th and 5th February 2017 in Brussels, Belgium.

The instructors from Japan for this seminar were as follows.

Mr. Toru KAMEI, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Masafumi OTAKE, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Koji KASAMURA, Kendo Kyoshi 8 Dan



The seminar was started from 4th February, 78 referee trainees from 20 countries in Europe were participated to the seminar.
Also, some local players for referee training as the Shiai-sya were participated.
In total 120 participants were participated to this Seminar.



Beginning part of the opening ceremony, opening message was announced by Mr. Alain Ducarme President of European Kendo Federation and Vice President of International Kendo Federation.
After that KAMEI sensei explained the propose of this seminar and important points.
And refereeing seminar of Jitsugi was started immediately.
In the morning of second day, the seminar continued mainly reviewing last day's study.
After 2 days seminar, the judging skills of the trainees were improved and confirmed.





Delegation to FIK American Zone Referee Seminar FY2016

FIK American Zone Kendo Referee Seminar was held on 21st and 22nd Jan, 2017 at Feldman Recreation Center in Chicago in USA.

The instructors from JAPAN for this seminar were as follows.

Mr. Kazushi MIYAKE, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Hiroyuki TSUKAMOTO, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Yoshimi HIGASHI, Kendo Kyoshi 8 Dan




In total 111 trainees from Brazil, U.S.A., Canada, Mexico and Hawaii were participated to the seminar.
It was large number of participants at American zone referee seminar.
On 21st Jan. (Sat.), after the opening speech by Yoshiteru TAGAWA president of USA, Chief Instructor MIYAKE sensei explained about the important points of this seminar.
Particularly, the object of judgment, duty, rules of refereeing and Yuko-datotsu were explained.
After 2 days seminar, the judging skills of the trainees were improved and confirmed.







Delegation to FIK Asian Zone Referee Seminar FY2015

FIK Asia-Zone Kendo Referee Seminar was held on 12th and 13th Mar 2016 at Taiwan University Gymnasium in Taipei in Chinese Taipei.

The Instructors of This time from Japan were as follows.

Mr. Nariaki SATO Kendo Hanshi 8 dan
Mr. Masafumi OTAKE  Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Kazushi MYAKE  Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan




82 trainees from 8 countries of Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, China, Chinese Taipei, Australia, Malaysia and Singapore were attended to the seminar.
More than 100 including the seminar match players and local Kendo staffs were participated to the event.
And excellent players in Taipei performed good matches at the seminar.


Following to the opening message by Wu president of ROCKA, Chief Instructor SATO sensei was explained what is the important point for the Kendo refereeing.
And the refereeing training session was started by OTAKE sensei and MIYAKE sensei.
The seminar was conducted by 2 courts.
The main point of this seminar was to clarify the Yukodatotsu and to make sure the detail of refereeing.
After 2 days seminar, judging skill of Yukodatotsu has been improved and confirmed.
All of referee trainees were learned refereeing and enjoyed the seminar.







Delegation to FIK European Zone Referee Seminar FY2015

FIK European-zone Kendo Referee Seminar was held on 6th and 7th February 2016 in Brussels, Belgium.

The instructors from Japan this year were as follows.

Mr. Saburo IWADATE, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Shigenori MIZUTA, Kendo Kyoshi 8 Dan
Mr. Masaru YAMAZAKI Kendo Kyoshi 8 Dan

And Yukio SATO FIK secretary general attended to the seminar.




The seminar was started from 6th Feb. 82 formal trainees from 19 countries in Europe were participated to the seminar.
Also, some local players for referee training as the Shiai-sya were participated.
Total participants were more than 100.


Beginning part of the opening ceremony, opening message was announced by Mr. Alain Ducarme President of European Kendo Federation and Vice President of International Kendo Federation and Sato secretary general.
After that IWADATE sensei explained the propose of this seminar and important points.
And refereeing seminar of Jitsugi was started immediately.
In the morning of second day, the seminar continued mainly reviewing last day's study.
After 2 days seminar, the judging skills of the trainees were improved and confirmed.








 Delegation to FIK American Zone Referee Seminar FY2015

FIK American Zone Kendo Referee Seminar was held on Jan 30 and 31, 2016 at Japanese Canadian Cultural Center in Toronto in Canada.

T
he instructors from Japan this time are as follows.

Mr. Yuji NAKATA, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Satoru KANAKI, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Koji KASAMURA, Kendo Kyoshi 8 Dan




In total 135 trainees from Brazil, U.S.A., Canada, Chile, Ecuador and Hawaii were participated to the seminar.
It was most large number of participants at American zone referee seminar.
On Jan. 24 (Sat.), after the opening speech by ORANGEVILLE president of Canada, Chief Instructor Nakata sensei explained about the important points of this seminar.
Particularly, the object of judgment, duty, rules of refereeing and Yuko-datotsu were explained.






Delagation to FIK European Zone Referee Seminar FY2014

FIK European-zone Kendo Referee Seminar was held on 31st January and 1st February 2015 in Brussels, Belgium.

Instructors from Japan were as follows.

Mr. Katsuo ENDO, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Shigenori MIZUTA, Kendo Kyoshi 8 Dan
Mr. Koji KASAMURA Kendo Kyoshi 8 Dan




The seminar was started from 31st Jan. there are formal trainees of 87 from all over the Europe, and some local players for referee training, total participants were more than 100.

Beginning part of the opening ceremony, all participants prayed in silent for European Kendo-ka who are recently passed away in Europe .After the opening message by Mr. Alain Ducarme President of European Kendo Federation and Vice President of International Kendo Federation, ENDO sensei explained the propose of this seminar and important points.
After that the refereeing seminar of Jitsugi was started immediately.
In the morning of second day, the seminar continued mainly reviewing last day's study.
After 2 days seminar, the judging skills of the trainees were improved and confirmed.





Delegation to FIK American Zone Referee Seminar FY2014

FIK American Zone Kendo Referee Seminar was held on Jan 24 and 25, 2015 at Boy's Girls's Club in Las Vegas in USA.

The instructors from Japan this time are as follows.

Mr. Hitoshi Murakami, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Hiroyuki Tsukamoto, Kendo Kyoshi 8 Dan
Mr. Shigehiko Fukumoto, Kendo Kyoshi 8 Dan



In total 77 trainees from Brazil, U.S.A., Canada and Hawaii were participated to the seminar.
On Jan. 24 (Sat.), after the opening speech by Tagawa president of USA, all participants prayed in silent for US Kendo-ka who is recently passed away Mr Ichiro Murakami former president of AUSKF, Chief Instructor Murakami sensei explained about the important points of this seminar.
Particularly, the object of judgment, duty, rules of refereeing and Yuko-datotsu were explained.




Delegation to FIK Asian Zone Referee Seminar FY2014

FIK Asia-Zone Kendo Referee Seminar was held on Oct 25 and 26, 2014 at Kookmin University Gymnasium in Seoul in Korea.
The Instructors from Japan were as follows.

Mr. Masami MATSUNAGA  Kendo Hanshi 8 dan FIK vice president
Mr. Masaharu KAKEHASHI   Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Yuji NAKATA  Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan




Number of trainee was 51 from 7 countries of Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, China, Chinese Taipei, Australia and Thailand, total attendance were more than 80 including the seminar match players and local Kendo staffs.
Particularly, excellent players in Korea demonstrated good matches at the seminar.




Following to the opening message by Mr. Shin Managing director of KKA, Chief Instructor MATSUNAGA sensei and KAKEHASHI sensei made speech, what is the important point for the Kendo refereeing.
And the refereeing training session was started by NAKATA sensei.
The seminar was conducted by 1 court.
The main point of this seminar was to clarify the Yukodatotsu and to make sure the detail of refereeing.
After 2 days seminar, judging skill of Yukodatotsu has been improved and confirmed.
All of referee trainees were learned refereeing and enjoyed the seminar.






Delagation to FIK Asian Zone Referee Seminar FY2013

FIK Asia-Zone Kendo Referee Seminar was held on March 8 and 9, 2014 at Sydney University Gymnasium in Sydney in Australia.
The Instructors from Japan were as follows.

Mr. Saburo IWADATE Kendo Hanshi 8 dan
Mr. Masahiro SHIMANO Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Yuji NAKATA Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan




Number of trainee was 70 from 7 countries of Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, New Zealand, China, Chinese Taipei and Australia, and total attendee was more than 100 including the match players and local Kendo staffs.


Following to the opening message by Mr. Ward president of AKR, Chief Instructor IWADATE sensei made a speech, what is the important point for the Kendo refereeing.
And the refereeing training session was started by SHIMANO sensei and NAKATA sensei.
The seminar was conducted by 2 court.
The main point of this seminar was to clarify the Yukodatotsu and to make sure the detail of refereeing.
After 2 days seminar, judging skill of Yukodatotsu has been improved and confirmed.
All of referee trainees were learned refereeing and enjoyed the seminar.






Delegation to FIK American Zone Referee Seminar FY2013

FIK American Zone Kendo Referee Seminar was held on Feb 22 and 23, 2014 at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver in Canada.

The instructors from Japan this time were as follows.

Mr. Masaharu KAKEHASHI, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Noriyasu MAKISE, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Koji KASAMURA, Kendo Kyoshi 8 Dan




In total 60 trainees from Brazil, U.S.A., Canada and Hawaii were participated to the seminar.
On Feb. 22 (Sat.), following to the opening speech and ceremony, Chief Instructor KAKEHASHI sensei explained about the important points of this seminar.
Particlarly, the object of judgment, duty, rules of refereeing and Yuko-datotsu were explained.

For 7 Dan and the above, MAKISE sensei trained trainees, taking the World Kendo Championships in consideration, for improving capability and nature for exact judgment.
For 6 Dan and the below, KASAMURA sensei trained mainly basic points like management of Shiai, judgment of Yuko-datotsu, prohibited acts, Hansoku, Senkoku and use of Shinpan-ki.






Delegation to FIK European Zone Referee Seminar FY2013

FIK European-zone Kendo Referee Seminar was held on 1st and 2nd February 2014 in Brussels, Belgium.

The FIK instructors from Japan of this year were as follows.

Mr. Katsuo ENDO, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Tamiya KO, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Masaru YOSHIZAKI Kendo Kyoshi 8 Dan




The seminar was started from 1st Feb. there are formal trainees of 72 from all over the Europe, and some local players for referee training, total participants were more than 100.


After the opening message by Mr. Alain Ducarme President of European Kendo Federation Vice President of International Kendo Federation, ENDO sensei explained the propose of this seminar and important points.
After that, trainees were separated to 2 groups ( 2 court), KO sensei was assigned court No, 1 as the instructor, and YOSHIZAKI sensei was assigned court No 2.
The refereeing Jitsugi seminar was started immediately.
In the morning of second day, the seminar continued mainly reviewing last day's study.
After 2 days seminar, judging skill of has been improved and confirmed.






Delegation to FIK Asian Zone referee Seminar FY2012

FIK Asia-Zone Kendo Referee Seminar was held on March 16 and 17, 2013 at Taiwan University Gym in Taipei in Taiwan.
The Officials and Instructors from Japan were as follows.

Mr. Masami MATSUNAGA FIK Vice President Kendo Hanshi 8 dan
Mr. Tadahiro AJIRO  Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Masafumi OTAKE Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan


Number of trainee was 76 from 7 countries of Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, New Zealand, China, Chinese Taipei and Australia, and total attendee was more than 100 including the match players and local Kendo staffs.



Following to the opening message by Mr. Wu president of ROCKA, FIK vice president Matsunaga sensei made a speech, and head instructor Ajiro sensei made a speech what is the important point for the refereeing.
And the movement training session of the refereeing was started by.Otake sensei.
The main point of this seminar was to clarify and ascertain Yukodatotsu and detail of refereeing.
After 2 days seminar, judging skill of Yukodatotsu has been improved and confirmed.

The seminar was conducted by 2 court, and the match players from high school, university and company in Taipei were performed Kendo matches at the 2 court.
All of referee trainees were learned refereeing.








Delegation to FIK American Zone Referee Seminar FY2012

FIK American Zone Kendo Referee Seminar was held on March. 9 and 10, 2013 at Ernest Community Cultural Center in Washington DC in USA.

The instructors from Japan this time were as follows.

Mr. Taizan SHIMANO, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Takao FUJIWARA, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Norio OHSAWA, Kendo Kyoshi 8 Dan



In total 61 trainees from Brazil, U.S.A., Canada, Aruba, Mexico, and Ecuador were participated to the seminar.
On March. 9 (Sat.), following to the opening speech and ceremony, Chief Instructor Shimano sensei explained about the important points of this seminar.
Particlarly, the object of judgment, duty, rules of refereeing and Yuko-datotsu were explained.

For 6 Dan and the above, Shimano sensei and Ohsawa sensei trained trainees, taking the World Kendo Championships in consideration, for improving capability and nature for exact judgment.
For 5 Dan and the below, Fujiwara sensei trained mainly basic points like management of Shiai, judgment of Yuko-datotsu, prohibited acts, Hansoku, Senkoku and use of Shinpan-ki.








Delegation to FIK European Zone Referee Seminar FY2012

FIK European-zone Kendo Referee Seminar was held on 2th and 3th February 2013 in Brussels, Belgium.

The FIK instructors from Japan of this year were as follows.

Mr. Kunio HAYASHI, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Shigenori MIZUTA, Kendo Kyoshi 8 Dan
Mr. Isao OKIDO Kendo Kyoshi 8 Dan



The seminar was started from 2th Feb. there are formal trainees of 73 from all over the Europe, and some local players for referee training, total participants were more than 100.

After the opening message by Mr. Alain Ducarme President of European Kendo Federation Vice President of International Kendo Federation, HAYASHI sensei explained the propose of this seminar and important points.
After that, trainees were separated to 2 groups ( 2 court), MIZUTA sensei was asainged court No, 1 as the instructor, and OKIDO sensei was assigned court No 2.
The refereeing Jitsugi seminar was started immediately.
In the morning of second day, the seminar continued mainly reviewing last day's study.
After 2 days seminar, judging skill of has been improved and confirmed.








Delegation to FIK Asian Zone Referee Seminar FY2011

FIK Asia-zone Kendo Referee Seminar was held on October 22 and 23, 2011 at Chamshil Gymnastic Gym in Seoul in Korea.
The Officials and Instructors from Japan were as follows.

Mr. Yukio SATO FIK secretary general
Mr.Eiji TAGUCHI  Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr.Yuuji NAKATA  Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan



Number of trainee was 47 from 7 countries of Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Malaysia, China and Australia, and total attendee was more than 80 including the match players and local Kendo staffs.
Particularly, very excellent match players from university and company in Seoul were participated and demonstrated good matches, so that all of referee trainees were learned high level training of refereeing.



Following to the opening message by Mr. Ji president of KKA, Mr. Sato FIK secretary general made a speech, and head instructor Mr. Taguchi made a speech what is the important point for the refereeing.
And the training session of the refereeing was started by Mr. Nakata.
The main point of this seminar was to clarify and ascertain Yukodatotsu and detail of refereeing.
After 2 days seminar, judging skill of Yukodatotsu has been improved and confirmed.




Delegation to FIK American Zone Referee Seminar FY2010

FIK American Zone Kendo Referee Seminar was held on March. 19 and 20, 2011 at Golf Main Park District-Feldman Gym in Chicago in USA.

The instructors from Japan are as follows.

Mr. Shuji FUKUMOTO, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan, FIK director
Mr. Tomoyasu OOTA, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Tadahiro AJIRO, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan



 The 73 trainees from Brazil, U.S.A., Canada, Aruba, Argentine and Hawaii were participated to the seminar.
On March. 19 (Sat.), following to the opening speech and ceremony, FIK director Mr. Fukumoto stated about the significance of this seminar, object of judgment, duty, rules of refereeing and international Kendo situation.

For 6 Dan and the above, FIK instructors trained trainees, taking the World Kendo Championships in consideration, for improving capability and nature for exact judgment. For 5 Dan and the below, we trained mainly basic points like management of shiai, judgment of yuko-datotsu, prohibited acts & hansoku and senkoku & use of Shinpan-ki.






Delegation to FIK Asian Zone Referee Seminar FY2010

FIK Asia-zone Kendo Referee Seminar was held on February 26 and 27, 2011 at Lei Yue Mun Sport Centre Gym in Hong Kong.
The Instructors from Japan were as follows.

Mr. Hitoshi MURAKAMI   Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Michihiro KAWAMOTO  Kendo Hansi 8 Dan
Mr. Tatsuaki KOSAKA  Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan


Number of trainee was 68 from 10 countries and total attendee was more than 100 including the match players from outside of HK and local Kendo staffs.

Following to the opening message by Mr. Lai president of HKKA, Mr. MURAKAMI head instructor made a speech what is the important point for the refereeing, and also FIK instructors made the important explanation for Kendo Refereeing.

The main point of this seminar was to clarify and ascertain Yukodatotsu and detail of refereeing.
After 2 days seminar, judging skill of Yukodatotsu has been improved and confirmed.








Delegation to FIK/EKF European Zone Referee Seminar FY2010

FIK European-zone Kendo Referee Seminar was held on 5th and 6th February 2011 in Brussels, Kingdom of Belgium.

The instructors from Japan this year were as follows.

Mr. Masami MATSUNAGA, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Isao NISHIDE, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Yuji NAKATA Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan



The seminar was started from 5th Feb. there are formal trainees of 120 from all over the Europe, and some local players for referee training, total participants were more than 130.

Following to the opening message by Mr. Alain Ducarme President of European Kendo Federation, Mr.MATSUNAGA Vice President of International Kendo Federation explained the propose of this seminar and important points.
After that, Mr. NISHIDE and NAKATA explained to the participants the aim of this seminar and detail points of refereeing, and the refereeing Jitsugi seminar was started immediately.
In the morning of second day, the seminar continued mainly reviewing last day's study.
After 2 days seminar, judging skill of Yukodatotsu has been improved and confirmed.






Delegation to FIK American Zone Referee Seminar FY2009



FIK America zone Kendo Referee Seminar was held on March. 27 and 28, 2010 at Pinetree Community Center Gymnasium in Vancouver in Canada.
The instructors from Japan are follows.

Mr. Masaharu Kakehashi, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Osamu Asano, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Shigeki Yamanaka ,Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan

 The 82 trainees from Brazil, U.S.A., Canada, Aruba and Hawaii were participated to the seminar.
On March. 27 (Sat.), following to the opening speech by Mr. Okusa president of CKF, instructor Mr. Kakehashi stated about the significance of this seminar, object of judgment, duty and rules of refereeing.

For 7 Dan and the above, FIK instructors trained trainees, taking the World Kendo Championships in consideration, for improving capability and nature for exact judgment. For 6 Dan and the below, we trained mainly basic points like management of shiai, judgment of yuko-datotsu, prohibited acts & hansoku and senkoku & use of Shinpan-ki.





Delegation to FIK Asian Zone Referee Seminar FY2009



FIK Asia-zone Kendo Referee Seminar was held on February 27 and 28, 2010 at Taiwan University Gym in Taipei Taiwan.
The Officials and Instructors from Japan were as follows.

Mr. Masami Matsunaga  FIK Vice President Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Yoshio Okushima Kendo Hansi 8 Dan
Mr. Takao Fujiwara, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan

Number of trainee was 118 from 10 countries and total attendee was more than 150 including the exhibition match players and local Kendo staffs.

Following to the opening message by Mr. Wu president of ROCKA, Mr. Matsunaga FIK VP made a speech what is the important point for the refereeing, and also FIK instructors made the important explanation for Kendo Referee.

The main point of this seminar was to clarify and ascertain Yukodatotsu and detail of refereeing.

After 2 days seminar, judging skill of Yukodatotsu has been improved and confirmed.




Delegation to FIK/EKF European Zone Referee Seminar FY2009



FIK European-zone Kendo Referee Seminar was held on February 6 and 7, 2010 in Brussels, Kingdom of Belgium, as in the past years. Before the formal seminar, Ji-Geiko for 90 minutes was carried out in the evening of February 5 joining 70 participants.

The FIK instructors of this year were as follows.

Mr. Hitoshi Murakami, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Tadahiro Ajiro, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Yuji Nakata Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan

In addition, the following 2 more delegates were joined to the seminar from FIK Japan in this year.

Mr. Shuji Fukumoto FIK Director Kendo Hanshi 8 dan
Mr. Arinobu Kurose FIK assistant secretary general Kendo kyoshi 7 dan

This was a special case, the delegation has been received traveling subsidiary from Japanese government this year as well as last year.

The seminar was started from 6th Feb. there are formal trainees of 75 from all over the Europe, and some local players for referee training, total participants were more than 100.

Following to the opening message by Mr. Alain Ducarme President of European Kendo Federation, Mr.Fukumoto director of International Kendo Federation explained the propose of this seminar and important points.
After that, Mr. Murakami explained to the participants the aim of this seminar and detail points of refereeing, and the refereeing Jitsugi seminar was started immediately.
In the morning of second day, the seminar continued mainly reviewing last day's study.
After 2 days seminar, judging skill of Yukodatotsu has been improved and confirmed.





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