JAPAN TRIP PART 10 We said goodbye to Kyoto, to the Kyoto Embu Taikai, to Eric and Yvonne and to our Japanese friends on 3rd of May 2019. From Kyoto we travelled to Pine Villa Inn in Izumisano – Kaminogo in the neighbourhood of Osaka Kansai International..
SWITZERLAND JODO TRAINING IN THUN ON 31 AUGUST AND 1 SEPTEMBER 2019 Friday travelled to Zürich and with the IC8 to Thun to Roger and Katja. Friday evening on the terrace with a nice mountain view having beers and cheese, salami, etc while socializing…
JAPAN TRIP 2019 – PART 9 1 May 2019 breakfast at Starbucks saying goodbye to Kawasaki and at Shinagawa meet Eric snd Yvonne. Then by Shinkansen to Kyoto station. Checked into our hotel close by the station. A relaxed travelday with bento box. Preparing..
WEDNESDAG 28 AUGUST 2019 KENDO JIGEIKO IN ADEPS AUDERGHEM BELGIUM Today visited ADEPS in Auderghem Belgium for the monthly jigeiko kendo. Today it was also the start of the ABKF Summer seminar Kendo from 28 August until 1 September 2019. Japanese teachers..
THE 9TH EDITION OF THE IAIDO SEMINAR IN MÜNCHEN GERMANY Robert Volkmann and Susi Berko and there Dojo are the organizers of the iaido seminar München. Every year in August this seminar is organized. This time it was the weekend after the great event:..
JAPAN TRIP PART 8 30 April 2019 was our last iaido training in Shinbukan Ishido Dojo in Kawasaki Japan. Very nice and deep training! Thank you very much Ishido Sensei♂️ How to perform correct, smooth and sharp iaido that’s the question! And include..
JAPAN TRIP PART 7 During my stay in Japan in April 2019, we – Nicolas Vaes and me – also visited my friend Hiroyuki Shimizu Sensei, a Wado Ryu Karate-do teacher who I met the year before when Karakama Sensei took me to Kanagawa to watch several Karate-do..
JAPAN TRIP PART 6 On 29 April 2019 Nicolas Vaes and me went early in the morning from Kawasaki by JR line to Tokyo busstation to take the bus to Itako in Ibaraki. Itako is situated reasonably close to Sawara in Chiba. Sawara is the hometown of my Karate-do..
JAPAN TRIP PART 5 From 24 to 28 April 2019 it’s again about iaido and jodo keiko in Shinbukan Ishido Dojo in Kawasaki Japan. Lunch at Fuyija Kawasaki restaurant Kyomachi which is situated close to the Dojo or at the “Chinese restaurant” very close..
JAPAN TRIP 2019 PART 4 23 April 2019 we (Eric, Yvonne, Nicolas and me) went to Asakusa Kannon Senso-Ji, the oldest temple in Tokyo. Known throughout Japan, it is the temple of Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva (Sho Kazeon Bosatsu) who embodies the compassion..
8th Sicilian iaido seminar 12-14 July 2019 Marilena Cioni sensei 6dan iaido started to invite me 8 years ago to teach iaido in Catania Sicily. Now after 8 years a real iaido group is developing. All iaido loving friends. This seminar we concentrated mainly..
X Summer budo camp “Art of Japanese sword” Report by Catalin Costea (2dan iaido from Galati, Romania) The annual Iaido and Jodo seminar in Varna took place on the week of July 2-7 on the guidance of Rene van Amersfoort – 7dan iaido kyoshi, 8dan jodo..
Iaido Seminar in Munich with René van Amersfoort (Iaido Kyoshi 7th Dan) Venue: Schulsporthalle Hochstrasse 31 D-81669 München Saturday, 17th August 2019 10:00-17:00 Sunday, 18th August 2019 10:00-15:00 Topics: ZNKR Iaido, Muso Shinden Ryu Seminar fee:..
ANNUAL JUNE JODO KEIKO IN LÖWEN DOJO BRAUNSCHWEIG GERMANY Each year in January and June I visit Löwen Dojo Braunschweig for Jodo Keiko. Steffen Michaelis got me from the airport! This year we were with a small group. The Four Musketeers! Friday evening..
JAPAN TRIP 2019 – PART 3 Monday morning 22 April 2019 Eric, Yvonne, Nicolas and me went by train to visit Hayashi Sensei. A wonderful two days, domo arigato gozaimasu, Hayashi Sensei, for your hospitality and so much friendship! We were picked up from..
BELGIË JODO IN ST. NIKLAAS & DUTCH TEAMTRAINING JODO IN DEN BOSCH Friday 7 June 2019 to St.Niklaas in Belgium for Jodo training. Subjects: Tandoku kihon with attention to the use of Ki Jo Tai. Special attention on Sotai dosa Maki Otoshi. Zoom in on Tachi..
HIMMELFAHRT IAIDO SEMINAR – 2019 in BRAUNSCHWEIG (GERMANY) We asked to write an article the newest participant of the seminar: Julia Karte. Julia studies Iaido in Löwen Dojo from the beginning of the year, and her fresh impression were very important..