MKA Kendo Seminar Oct 25,26, 27, 2019

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Cordova Family YMCA

7950 Club Center Cove

Memphis, TN 38016

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MKA 2019 Seminar with Yuji Onitsuka-Sensei, Kyoshi 7th Dan and Brandon Harada-Sensei Kyoshi 7th Dan. Three Day Event.

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This event is limited to 30 Kendoka.

Times are as Follows:

Oct 25 : GodoKeiko 6p-8p.

Oct 26 : Seminar 9a-4p (Box Lunch Provided).

Oct 27 : Shinsa Practice 10a-12p.

More Details can be found at Memphis Kendo Association Facebook page or at our website www.memphiskendoassociation.com.

This year the MKA is honored to host Yuji Onitsuka-Sensei and Brandon Harada-Sensei as our guest instructors for this event.

Yuji Onitsuka, Kyoshi 7th Dan

Onitsuka-sensei has been practicing kendo for over 40 years. A member of the Salinas, California Dojo in the Northern California Kendo Federation, he is currently serving as the Vice President for Competition for the All United States Kendo Federation (AUSKF). He has competed on Team NCKF in the AUSKF Championships a total of 9 times and has coached the NCKF Team twice. He has also competed as a member of AUSKF’s Team USA 4 times, coached the team twice and served as manager. He has consistently placed in every competition he has entered.

Brandon Harada, Kyoshi 7th Dan

Harada-sensei had been practicing kendo for over 30 years and recently became the Head Instructor at the Sho Tokyo Dojo in Los Angeles. He currently serves on the All United States Kendo Federation board as the the Vice President of Education. As a member and coach of the Southern California Kendo Federation (SCKF) he competed 5 times and coached the team twice. He has also competed on Team USA for the All United States Kendo Federation (AUSKF) a total of 4 times and has coached the team once. Like Onitsuka-sensei, Harada-sensei has consistently placed in every competition he has entered.

The Memphis Kendo Association is excited to announce a seminar led by two of the United States’ most distinguished Sensei. For three days, October 25-27, 2019 Onitsuka-sensei and Harada-sensei will share their knowledge and expertise at a special training event hosted by the Memphis Kendo Association in Memphis, Tennessee.

!!! Registration is limited to 30 participants and is expected to fill rapidly !!!

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Cordova Family YMCA

7950 Club Center Cove

Memphis, TN 38016

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