The VNR was honoured to play host to the 2018 Australian Naginata Federation Seminar.
The seminar ran over three days, Friday 23 Nov - Sunday 25 Nov, with a grading up to and including sandan held on the final day.
We are very grateful to the All Japan Naginata Federation for this opportunity their international delegation of:
YOSHII Mieko sensei (hanshi)
FUKUOKA Tomoko sensei (kyoshi)
HAMAOKA Kikuko sensei (kyoshi)
The final grading results were:
4kyu: D.Martin (AUS), N.Brown (AUS)
3kyu: S.Austin (AUS), L.Rodas (AUS)
1kyu: C.Turvey (AUS)
Shodan: M.Turvey (AUS), S.Flahavin (AUS), H.Ueno (NZ), J.Jenkins (AUS), L. Ngy Lim (AUS), M.Kwak (AUS), A.Diep (AUS), A.Vogan (AUS), L.Martin (AUS)
Nidan: E.Jackman (AUS)
Sandan: A.Graham (NZ), C.Nahrun (AUS), F.Brown (NZ)
Congratulations to all who attended!
The venue for the seminar was the Melbourne Budokai Kenshikan Dojo, home to the Victorian Naginata Remnei and which is easily accessible from the Central Business District (CBD) of Melbourne.