The Nagae Memorial Taikai for 3rd Dan and above will be held on the morning of July 14th at the Kenshikan, Melbourne. The Otsuka Memorial Taikai for all ranks up to 2nd Dan will be held in the afternoon. We encourage all graded members to enter.
Ballarat turns 25! This year is our 25th Anniversary. To celebrate we are holding a special demonstration and training on the afternoon of Sunday, July 22nd. Demonstrations will include Kobudo, Tameshigiri (sword cutting), Kendo no Kata and some exhibition matches by some of our State's best Kendo Ka.
Some speeches, static displays and presentation of Life Memberships will take place before an hour of jigeiko. All members of the VKR are invited to asttend as well as familie, friends and past members.
The venue is the East Campus assembly hall, corner of Fussel and Victoria Streets. (first lights as you hit Ballarat). The program starts at 2 p.m. and will finish promptly at 4 p.m.