FIK Asian Zone Kendo Referee Seminar 2014


FIK Asia-Zone Kendo Referee Seminar was held on March 8 and 9, 2014 at Sydney University Gymnasium in Sydney in Australia.
The Instructors from FIK were as follows.

Mr. Saburo IWADATE Kendo Hanshi 8 dan
Mr. Masahiro SHIMANO Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan
Mr. Yuji NAKATA Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan


Number of trainee was 70 from 7 countries of Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, New Zealand, China, Chinese Taipei and Australia, and total attendee was more than 100 including the match players and local Kendo staffs.

Following to the opening message by Mr. Ward president of AKR, Chief Instructor IWADATE sensei made a speech, what is the important point for the Kendo refereeing.
And the refereeing training session was started by SHIMANO sensei and NAKATA sensei.

The seminar was conducted by 2 courts.
The main point of this seminar was to clarify the Yukodatotsu and to make sure the detail of refereeing.
After 2 days seminar, judging skill of Yukodatotsu has been improved and confirmed.
All of referee trainees were learned refereeing and enjoyed the seminar.


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