Event Details

Dear Kendokas,
You are invited to the 10th Fine Ladies Kendo Seminar and the 9th Setsuko Kobayashi Cup
Dates: 23rd to 25th June 2023
Venue: Watford Leisure Centre Central, Peace Prospect, Watford, WD17 3HA
Instructors: Kazuyo Matsuda (7-dan Kyoshi) & Kazue Daigo (7-dan Renshi)
Friday 23rd June – 20:15 – 21:45 mixed session
Saturday 24th June – 10:00 – 16:00 Seminar, Sayonara party 19:30
Sunday 25th June – 10:00 – 13:00 Setsuko Kobayashi Cup and Seminar
This annual ladies kendo seminar is open to women of all levels, minimum age 14, preferably in full armour. The seminar covers ‘Kobayashi method’ as usual, a special method designed for women kenshi, and ‘Sakuragi method’ as new method introduced this year. The Friday evening session will be a joint session with Kodokan members and the women’s only seminar starts on Saturday. Kobayashi Cup is an individual taikai as part of the seminar. You will need shinai, bokuto (long and short, if you have one) as well as all kendo equipment.
Registration deadline 16th June 2023
Seminar fee: £35