FIK American Zone Referee Seminar was held in Vancouver on 22nd and 23rd Feb 2014.
FIK American Zone Kendo Referee Seminar was held on Feb 22 and 23, 2014 at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver in Canada.
The instructors from FIK this time are as follows.
Mr. Masaharu KAKEHASHI, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Noriyasu MAKISE, Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Koji KASAMURA, Kendo Kyoshi 8 Dan
In total 60 trainees from Brazil, U.S.A., Canada and Hawaii were participated to the seminar.
On Feb. 22 (Sat.), following to the opening speech and ceremony, Chief Instructor KAKEHASHI sensei explained about the important points of this seminar.
Particlarly, the object of judgment, duty, rules of refereeing and Yuko-datotsu were explained.
For 7 Dan and the above, MAKISE sensei trained trainees, taking the World Kendo Championships in consideration, for improving capability and nature for exact judgment.
For 6 Dan and the below, KASAMURA sensei trained mainly basic points like management of Shiai, judgment of Yuko-datotsu, prohibited acts, Hansoku, Senkoku and use of Shinpan-ki.