The 2014 European Jodo Championships were held in Turin, Italy over the weekend of the 12th – 14th September. The ZNKR delegation consisted of Arai Sensei (hanshi 8th dan), Kurogo Sensei (hanshi 8th dan) and Yasumaru Sensei (kyoshi 8th dan). A trio of warm hearted, highly demanding, relentless teachers! To quote Arai Sensei (translated by Andy Watson) “Let’s train until we laugh our heads off!”. Of course, it felt more like until our arms fell off…
On Sunday the 7th September Kashiwa Dojo was delighted to host the Great Britain Jodo Squad for their last intensive training session before the European Jodo Championships on the 13th/14th September in Turin, Italy. Kashiwa Dojo jodo teacher Will Heal, selected for the squad again this year for the team event, (more…)
Team Kashiwa had a great Nationals this year, winning silver in the iaido team competition, bronze in the jodo team competition and Will won a bronze in the jodo individuals and picked up the fighting spirit award for the jodo team event. Huge thanks to all that helped organise and run the events, (more…)
William was at the 2013 Iaido and Jodo Nationals… Not a bad haul (iaido 2nd dan individuals bronze, jodo 1st dan individuals bronze, jodo 3-person team silver. Was co-opted to the Ojika Dojo team who were a man down – Ha’way the lads!)
Rules and regulations for Jodo 3 member team competitions
To facilitate the smooth running of an eventual Jodo Team Taikai. Composed of 2 teams of 3 Jodoka that any Dojo would like to host. Please click here (Adobe PDF, right mouse click and select “Save As…” to download).