Wednesday
Dec122018

Atsushi Ikematsu, 11 December 2018

Former Rembuden Kendo Club member Atsushi ikematsu returned to NZ for a short visit.  Everyone is a little older, Atsushi has grown taller too.

Monday
Oct082018

19th Rembuden Kendo Taikai, 6&7 October 2018

19th Rembuden Kendo Taikai 2018. Results were as follows:

1st Junior: Isshin Nakao (MKK)
2nd Junior: Max Lee (RKC)
=3rd Junior: Karin Nakazono (RKC), Yuki Nakazono (RKC)

1st Women Kyu: Liang Cui (RKC)
2nd Women Kyu: Karin Nakazono (RKC)

1st Women Dan: Kumi Black (RKC)
2nd Women Dan: Mel Carr (RKC)
3rd Women Dan: Hang Le (RKC)

1st Mens Kyu Atom Ashley (RKC)
2nd Mens Kyu Chris Ashley (RKC)
=3rd Mens Kyu Max Lee (RKC), Isshin Nakao (MKK)

1st Junior Dan: Yuma Tamaki (CKC)
2nd Junior Dan: Natsuki Hasegawa (RKC)
=3rd Junior Dan: Atom Ashley (RKC), Frank Schatz (YSK)

1st Senior Dan: Facundo Arregui (YSK)
2nd Senior Dan: Masaki Nakazono (RKC)
=3rd Senior Dan: Chris Cliff (RKC), Akira Nakamura (DMK)

1st Veteran: Masaki Nakazono (RKC)
2nd Veteran: Martin Lee (RKC)

1st Team Yoshinkan A: Anteni Schalken, Patrick Sharp, Facundo Arregui
2nd Team Daehan Mudo Kwan A: Isshin Nakao, Akira Nakamura
3rd Team Canterbury A: Yuma Tamaki, Blake Bennett

 

Saturday
Sep292018

Haruko back from the 17th World Kendo Champs 2018

Haruko with the Fighting Spirit Award she was presented with at the 17th World Kendo Champs.  A great achievement - congratulations Haruko!

 

 

Saturday
Sep152018

Haruko Tsuzuki: Fighting Spirit Award @ 17th World Kendo Champs

Rembuden Kendo Club member Haruko Tsuzuki awarded with a Fighting Spirit Award at the World Kendo Championships 2018.  A great effort Haruko! Only 4 New Zealanders have ever achieved this - Gerard Egerton, Sachiyo Lee, Rob Challies and now Haruko.  All are Rembuden Kendo Club members.  Congratulations Haruko!

Saturday
Aug182018

NZ National Kendo Championships 11 & 12 August 2018

Rembuden results at the Nationals were as follows:

Women’s Open: 2nd Kumi, 3rd Haruko

Women’s Team: 1st Rembuden (Haruko & Kumi)

Kata: 1st Rembuden (Haruko & Kumi)

Veterans: 2nd Martin