Author Archives: Wakakoma

Fumetsu-Cup in the Netherlands

A unique mixed three-player match called the Fumetsu Cup was held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands on 24Sep.(Sun) National team members and many Kendo friend from Belgium participated. It was a fun day to interact with many kendo enthusiasts of The Netherlands.

Team Belgium

Wakakoma Young Stars (Mattia & Takeshi – Fighting Spirit Award)

Big Success at ABKF Kyu & Dan Exam in Ghent

It was perfect day for Wakakoma. All examinee of 1-Kyu & Dan candidate passed their exam in Ghent on 18th Sep.

1-Kyu : Sae KUROGI , Simon TEERLINK , Haruki DE SMET
Shodan: Takeshi BOFFA , Miyako TEERLINK, Mattia SPAEPEN
Nidan: Toshiro PANZANI
Sandan: Keisuke BANDO, Kota KUROGI, Thomas TAKAGI-HERLIN
Godan: Marc NAMECHE, Marc LESUEUR
All successors and supporters

Free trial lesson for beginner.

Free trial lessons for new members will be held on the following dates.
please apply in advance by email. Trial enrollment is free up to 2 times.
*New member accept age from 6 to 16 years only
04Sep.(Sat) 16:00 – 17:00
11Sep.(Sat) 15:00 – 16:00
25Sep.(Sat) 15:00 – 16:00
02Oct.(Sat) 15:00 – 16:00

Contact: wakakoma@abkf.be

Return to Keiko!

On 16th January, we were able to resume practice for the first time since October last year. But it was only allowed in less than 12 years.
A total of 24 people participated, including 19 junior members and 5 teachers. Junior members will grow if they don’t see them for three months. Everyone did their best. We’re very proud!
And continued online Suburi for members who are not yet allowed to participate in the hall.
We can’t wait to practice with all the members.

Unfortunately, Wakakoma practice will remain cancelled practice till 16th January 2021.

But, Online Suburi Winter Special to be held as follows. (*Canceled due to rain)

・20Dec.(Sun)    10:00 ~ 10:30    30mn
・21Dec.(Mon)    10:00 ~ 10:30    30mn
・22Dec.(Tue)    10:00 ~ 10:30    30mn
・23Dec.(Wed)    10:00 ~ 10:30    30mn
・24Dec.(Thu)    Close
・25Dec.(Fri)      Close
・26Dec.(Sat)     Close
・27Dec.(Sun)    10:00 ~ 10:30    30mn
・28Dec.(Mon)    10:00 ~ 10:30    30mn
・29Dec.(Tue)    10:00 ~ 10:30    30mn
・30Dec.(Wed)    10:00 ~ 10:30    30mn
・31Dec.(Thu)    10:00 ~ 10:30    30mn
・ 1Jan.(Fri)      Close
・ 2Jan.(Sat)     Close
・ 3Jan.(Sun)    10:00 ~ 10:30    30mn
・ 4Jan.(Mon)    10:00 ~ 10:30    30mn
・ 5Jan.(Tue)    10:00 ~ 10:30    30mn

29th ABKF Winter seminar & Nakakura Cup

Our dojo joined again this year the seminar organized by ABKF as well as the competitions.

A lot of our members joined the different trainings and our 2 teams engaged in the competitions did very well. Our Kensaku was even able to win the individual men competition and Wakakoma 1 became third in the team competition.

Congratulations!

Belgian Kendo Kyu Championships 2019

2019 Edition of the annual Belgium Kendo Championships for Kyu-grades were held in Ghent, organized by regional federation VKIJF under the authority of the All Belgium Kendo Federation.

Our dojo joined with almost 30 participants. People from all ver Belgium from the age of 5 up to … joined for a full day of shiai. At the end of the day, examinations for ikkyu and shodan were organized. We could count on the support of our parents, yudansha and referees to make this day successful.

Results:

Technical part / without bogu
cat A      1st   Kaede (Ms)      2nd   Yui     3rd   Nao & Ryuki   
cat B      1st   Amaury       2nd  Shunichiro
cat C      3rd  Takaomi
cat D      2nd  Maximilian

The youngest participant special price: Hugo

Shiai
cat E       1st  Simon       2nd  Daisuke     3rd    Takeshi
cat F       1st  Kaori         2nd  Kaede

Examinations
1 kyu     :  Miyako, Mattia, Takeshi, Kaede
Shodan :  Kaori

27th Düsseldorf Cup

Again this year, our dojo joined on November 9th this nice tournament which saw around 100 players coming from 4 countries and 15 different dojo compete in a nice atmosphere.

We would like to thank the organizers, parents, players and dojo-staff including our referees for such a nice day.

Here are the results:

Individual  6-10 years    :    3rd places  Ryuki & Kotaro
Individual 15-18 years   :    1st place Kota

Team 3 pers junior :    2nd place Akira, Daisuke & Simon
Team 3 pers youth  :    1st place   Siep (Kojika), Alexandre & Mika
Team 5 persons       :    3rd place  Takeshi, Mattia, Toshiro, Constantin & Kota