I am pleased to announce the official dates of the 1st Annual Kern River Budosai.
October 23rd and 24th, 2009
Bakersfield Budo Dojo
6801 White Lane, Suite E-3
Bakersfield CA 93309
The format will follow similar guidelines that most of the other North American JSA events.
Friday Seminars: 9am to 5pm
Friday Night Embu: 7pm-8:30pm (demonstration)
Saturday Taikai: 8am(checkin) 9am-12 Kata divisions, 1 hour lunch break, 1pm-5pm cutting divisions
Saturday night: Banquet dinner @ Lengthwise Brewing Co.
Sandan and above
Friday Seminars: include instruction from several instructors here in the US:
Masayuki Shimabukuro, Hanshi / Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu, Shindo Muso Ryu, Ono Ha Itto Ryu (Kenkyukai)
Tony Alvarez, Renshi, / Meishi ha Mugai Ryu Iaihyodo, Zen Nihon Toyama Ryu Iaido Renmei, ZNBDR
Dan Keupp, Renshi / Shin Shin Sekiguhi Ryu Batto Jutsu
Dave Drawdy, Sensei / Nakamura Ryu Happogiri Toho (Kakuseikai) Intl. Batto Do Fed.
Brian Stokes, Sensei / Suio Ryu Iai Kenpo Shibu Cho
Sang Kim, Sensei / Seizankai, Zen Nihon Toyama Ryu Iaido Renmei, US Batto Fed. ZNBDR
The seminars include but are not limited to:
(Kata Seminars (any seminar not requiring targets) $35, Shizan/tameshigiri Seminars $50).
Seminar Package (2 Kata and 1 Cutting Seminar) $100
Mugai Ryu Iai Hyodo
Shin Shin Sekiguchi Ryu Batto Jutsu
Ono Ha Itto Ryu Kenjutsu
Nakamura Ryu Batto Do
Suio Ryu, Naginata
Shindo Muso Ryu Jo Jutsu
Toyama Ryu Batto Do
Zen Nihon Batto Do Renmei (compulsary kata for West Coast and Orlando Taikai)
Batto Tamishigiri (standing, compulsary patterns for most taikai shizan/tameshigiri events)
Advanced Tameshigiri (standing)
Seiza/zagi Tameshigiri (seated/kneeling)
Taikai Events List: Per Division (Kata events $35, Shizan/tameshigiri events $50)
Taikai Package A. 1 Kata event, Batto Shizan, Dodan, $100
Taikai Package B. 2 Kata events, Batto Shizan, Dodan, Team $150
Seated kata ($35)
Standing Kata ($35)
Batto Tameshigiri (standing) ($50)
Team Tameshigiri (3 person team rokudan giri) ($20 per person)
Seated Tameshigiri (Sandan and above) ($50)
Dodan (horizonal target single elimination) ($25)
Seminar registraion forms will be available on Sept 15th by visiting www.bakersfieldbudo.com/register
Please visit our site for recommended hotel information and directions.
Please call or emial if you have any questions.