16th Iaido & Kendo AkiGasshuku 2018



16th Iaido & Kendo AkiGasshuku 2018

Iaido dan examinations 1-4 dan

Sat 6 & Sun 7, 2018

Organized by Furyu Dojo Athens under the auspices of Hellenic Kendo Iaido Naginata Federation

Sport Center Leonteio Lykio Patission; Neigi 14, Patissia, Athens


Sat 6 Oct, 2018 1000-1200, Iaido keiko
1200-1300, Lunch break
1300-1430, Iaido keiko
1430-1530, Iaido members Nihon Kendo kata
1430-1500 Kendo members Nihon Kendo kata
1500-1700, Kendo keiko
1530-1700 Free Iaido keiko
Sun 7 Oct 2018 1000-1215, Iaido keiko
1215-1300, Lunch break
1300-1430, Kendo keiko & free Iaido keiko
1430-1600, Iaido examination 1 kyu, 1-4 dan

Practice will be directed by

ODA Katsuo sensei, Iaido hanshi 8 dan, Kendo kyoshi 7 dan &
ASAOKA Mitsuru sensei, Kendo kyoshi 8 dan, Iaido renshi 7 dan

Assisted by,
SAUVAGE Jean Jacques, Iaido kyoshi 7 dan, Kendo 5 dan, CNK
BRUWIER Phillipe, Iaido renshi 7 dan, Kendo 3 dan, ABKF
MAES Christiaan, Kendo renshi 6 dan, Iaido 3 dan, ABKF
SIMONINI Michael, Iaido renshi 6 dan, Kendo 3 dan, ABKF
MATSUI Terue, Kendo 6 dan, ABKF
KANTO Yuki, Iaido 6 dan, ABKF
CARLIER Freddy, Iaido 6 dan, Kendo 5 dan, ABKF
DROSSOULAKIS Spiros, Iaido renshi 6 dan, Kendo 4 dan, HKINF

Iaido practice will focus on ZNKR Iaido. Special groups for upcoming EIC 2018 participants and for Iaido beginners will be formed.
Nihon Kendo kata practice is for all Iaido & Kendo participants; please bring your bokuto.
Participation is open to all kenshi members of HKINF and of EKF / FIK affiliated federations
Attendance of the 16th AkiGasshuku 2018 is a prerequisite for participation at the grading.
Each participant agrees to be photographed and/or filmed and gives full and complete permission for the use of his image / video in all kind of media including internet.
Organizers assume no liability of any kind.

By e-mail at spirosd@otenet.gr , stating: full name(s) – Club/Dojo – intended participation.
A confirmation of your registration will be returned
You may settle your payment by bank transfer before Tuesday 2/10/2018.
Bank EUROBANK, IBAN, GR5002602440000110200218483, Bank Swift Code, EFGBGRAA, Beneficiary name: S. Drossoulakis ; Please mention depository name.
Registration and payment on the spot is also possible; however pre-registration by Tuesday 2 October 2018 will be very helpful for the organizers.

Participation Fees:
Full Participation (2 days): Iaido & Kendo, 50 € – Kendo only, 25 €
Sat 6/10 only: Iaido & Kendo, 30 € – Kendo only 15 €
Sun 7/10 only: Iaido & Kendo, 20 € – Kendo only 10 €

IAIDO GRADING 1 Kyu & 1-4 Dan (organized by Hellenic Kendo Iaido Naginata Federation)
On Sunday 7 October 2018 at 14:30, at the same venue, Hellenic Kendo Iaido Naginata Federation will conduct an Iaido Grading 1-kyu & 1-4 dan.
All information about grading will be issued by Hellenic Kendo Iaido Naginata Federation and may be found at www.eokin.gr

Suggested Accommodation,
XENOPHON Hotel, Acharnon 340 Athens, tel: (0030) 210 2020310, fax (0030) 210 2020320, www.xenophon-hotel.com (1.200 meters from venue).
Accommodation Booking is your own responsibility.

By car/motorbike/bicycle: at the end of Patission str. enter Chalkidos str. (direction Nea Philadelfia) and immediately after the train bridge turn left into Ionias Avenue, moving in parallel with the train lines. The first street to the right is Neigy str. There is an underground parking below the Sport Center of Leonin Lyceum.
By Metro: exiting the “ANO PATISSIA” metro station, cross Chalkidos str. and follow Ionias Avenue (keeping train lines on your left). First street to your right is Neigy str. Distance approximately 300 meters.
By bus, line B8: getting off at the Bus stop “Leonin” on Chalkidos str, follow Evans str. and you reach Neigy str. at the Sport Center Leonin Lyceum. Distance approximately 200 meters.
From Hotel XENOPHON: Coming out from the hotel entrance, walk to your left, along the metro line (keeping the lines on your right). At approximately 1.000 meters you will reach Neigy str. Turn left and Leonin Lyceum is only a few steps away.

For Information: Spiros G. Drossoulakis, mbl 0030-6944-674414, e-mail spirosd@otenet.grLooking forward to meet and train together in Athens


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