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2024 Queensland Kendo Renmei Winter Seminar and Grading 6 & 7 July 2024

July 6 - July 7

Location: Ferny Grove State High School – Sports & Performance Centre (SPC) – see map below
26 McGinn Rd, Ferny Grove QLD 4055



  • 8:30-9:00am grading registration
  • 9:00am welcome
  • 9:30am – grading starts (Iaido followed by kendo)
  • 12:30pm QKR AGM – go here for more information and agenda.
  • 1:00pm – lunch
  • 1:30pm – Kendo Seminar – day 1 – reiho, shiai rules and free jigeiko (Tamura, kawami, Shiratori and Yang Sensei)
  • 4:30pm – seminar day 1 ends


  • 8:30am – venue opens
  • 9:00am Seminar day 2 (Tamura sensei)
  • 9-10:00am – fundamentals
  • 10-12:00pm – kihon waza
  • 12-1:00pm – lunch
  • 1-2:00pm – application waza
  • 2-2:30pm – Q&A
  • 2:30-3:00pm – mawarigeiko
  • 3-4:00pm free jigeiko
  • 4:30 venue closes/end of seminar.

Iaido and Jodo seminar has been cancelled due to limited instrctor availability.


The grading will be held on the moring of Saturday July 6. This is open to current financial members of the AKR.

To be eligible you must meet the time-in-grade and minimum qualifications for the grade you are attempting.

We are planning to hold grading examination as per the below, however this is subject to panel member availability.

  • Kendo from Kyu to Sandan
  • Iaido from Kyu to Nidan
  • Jodo cancelled

Grading Questions can be found on this link – Questions July 2024


Event registration Here

You must be a paid 2024-2025 member of the Queensland Kendo Renmei to participate in this event


N.B. – please check your equipment for safety and ensure it is in good condition before the event.

Please also note that lunch is not provided, and members should make their own arrangements for food and drinks. There are shops 4 minutes’ walk (Café, Pizza, Fish & Chips, Coles and Bakery).


July 6
July 7