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6th PNKF North American Women’s Taikai Results

Team 1st place – PNKF-1 (J.DeJong, E.DeJong, N.Grimes, E.Marsten, A.Nakayama) 2nd place – SWKIF-1 (H.Dang, A.Darrah, D.Verastigue, N.Arnal, A.Adachi) 3rd place – SCKO 1 (Y.Saito, J.Kuo, I.Lorimer, N.Harigai, H.Hsueh) 3rd place – PNKF-2 (M.Blechschmidt, M.DeJong, J.Frazier-Day, J.Chen, M.Rinaldi) Individual Mudansha 1st place – Maya Blechschmidt 2nd place – Binah Yeung, PNKF 3rd place – Sizhou […]

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2016 Tenagui Design and Color Are In!

In keeping with our tradition of choosing unusual colors for our commemorative tenagui, we bring you the 2016 color of orange-y pink! All women’s taikai participants will receive a complimentary tenagui with their registration at the taikai. If you’d like to purchase one ($10), we’ll have them for sale at the taikai on July 16th […]

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Murayama Sensei Returning to Lead Women’s Kendo Seminar

Seminar Information: In addition to the tournament there will be a weeklong seminar and practice for women only, July 9 to July 14, with godo keiko on Friday July 15. Our guest instructor this year will be Chinatsu Murayama Sensei, Renshi 7 Dan, 5-time All Japan Women’s Kendo Champion. Seminar Fee: $50 for full seminar […]

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Save the Date – 6th North American Women’s Kendo Taikai

It’s official! Saturday, July 16th 2016 will be the 6th North American Women’s Kendo Championships. Same location, Renton Community Center, next to the Quality Inn in Renton, WA. We did try and find another venue up north and little more downtown Seattle friendly, but it wasn’t meant to be. The tentative plan for the seminar […]

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5th PNKF North American Women’s Taikai Results

View the FULL Excel results for match by match, point by point action here! Team Round Robin, Single Elimination and Bracket Mudansha Individuals Yudansha Individuals Watch some of the team action on YouTube. TEAMS 1st place – Pacific Northwest Kendo Federation 1 (A. Kikkawa, J. Chen, N. Grimes, J. Frazier-Day, A. Takado) 2nd place – […]

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