Friday, 2 March 2012

Welcome to Ballarat, Ophelia Wong!

We are very grateful to have Ophelia Wong training in Ballarat at the moment. Ophelia is a member of the Monash University Kendo Club but is in Ballarat for the next two years as part of her University course. Ophelia is currently in her third year of Medicine. It is great to have another female training at the club, particularly one with so much talent!

Kendo Gradings

Kyu Grading up to 2nd Kyu will be held at the Kenshikan on sunday 11th March commencing at 1 p.m. Registrations begin at 12.30 p.m. Secontact David Tannard if you wish to be a candidate.

Sensei Nagae Memorial Service

On Sunday, 4th March there will be a one hour Memorial Service to commemorate and celebrate the life and legacy of our Sensei, Sumitaka Nagae Kyoshi. The service will be held at the Kenshikan Dojo in Melbourne commencing at 10 a.m. All budo Ka attending are asked to wear their respective gi as appropriate. Following the service there will be an hour of Keiko and light refreshments. sensei's widow, Mrs reiko Nagae and family will be flying from Tokyo to attend the service as will the Consul-General of Japan, Mr Sobashima.