FIK European Zone Kendo Referee Seminar 2010


FIK European-zone Kendo Referee Seminar was held on February 6 and 7, 2010 in Brussels, Kingdom of Belgium, as in the past years. Before the formal seminar, Ji-Geiko for 90 minutes was carried out in the evening of February 5 joining 70 participants.

The FIK instructors of this year were as follows.

Mr. Hitoshi Murakami, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Tadahiro Ajiro, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Yuji Nakata, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan

In addition, the following 2 more delegates were joined to the seminar from FIK Japan in this year.

Mr. Shuji Fukumoto FIK Director, Kendo Hanshi 8 dan
Mr. Arinobu Kurose FIK Assistant Secretary General, Kendo Kyoshi 7 dan

This was a special case, the delegation has been received traveling subsidiary from Japanese government this year as well as last year.

The seminar was started from 6th Feb. there are formal trainees of 75 from all over the Europe, and some local players for referee training, total participants were more than 100.

Following to the opening message by Mr. Alain Ducarme President of European Kendo Federation, Mr.Fukumoto director of International Kendo Federation explained the propose of this seminar and important points.
After that, Mr. Murakami explained to the participants the aim of this seminar and detail points of refereeing, and the refereeing Jitsugi seminar was started immediately.
In the morning of second day, the seminar continued mainly reviewing last day’s study.
After 2 days seminar, judging skill of Yukodatotsu has been improved and confirmed.



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