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Nanseikan Kendo Club
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Founded to practice the Way of the Sword, for the purposes of developing the human spirit.
Founded to practice the Way of the Sword, for the purposes of developing the human spirit.

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Shochugeiko and other news
Shochugeiko will take place on Saturday 16 December from 9am to 5pm. Cost is $10 for Nanseikan members, $20 for VKR/AKR members. Snacks provided but BYO lunch. This year we will have a special guest Ekai Korematsu osho. Ekai osho is a Soto Zen priest and Ab...

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Zekken ordering
Club zekken (also called nafuda) are required for all members who wear bogu. If you don't have one, you should order yours asap. They are made to order in Japan by Zen Sankei and are a once-off cost. Zekken pretty much last forever and you can easily transf...

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News
WWCCs All NSK members over the age of 18 should apply now for a Working With Children Card. http://www.workingwithchildren.vic.gov.au/home/ It is free and the card lasts for five years. When you fill out the form, the volunteer organisation you should put i...

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Term 4 starts this Saturday + lots of news!
Welcome back! Term starts this Saturday. It will be good not to be freezing at the start of training! We will start with iai at 8.30 for those interested. Below is lots of news with  Action  items highlighted. New member We will be welcoming an adult visito...

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Kendo demo at the Cherry Blossom Festival
We have been asked to do a Kendo demo at this festival from 12.30 to 1pm. Ideally it would be great to have four people there to demonstrate, but the more the merrier! In 30 minutes I would hope to do some Kendo kata and also some shinai Kendo in full bogu....

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Reminder about gradings and confidentiality
The Victorian Kendo Technical Committee reminds all VKR members of the importance of confidentiality in regards to gradings. Please see the statement from Macak sensei below. The gist of it is that grading panels members do not know how other members vote. ...

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Grading success!
Congratulations to all those who graded on Sunday! It was a huge grading, and there was a great feeling of how well Kendo is developing in Victoria. It was especially great to see so many kids from the Monash club. In the end the pass rate was 100%. For low...

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