HIROSHI OZAWA 8TH DAN (KYOSHI) PRACTICE & SEMINAR 6-8 JULY 2018

REGISTRATION OPENS 9th MARCH 2018

EVENT INFORMATION & REGISTRATION FORM BELOW

PRACTICE & SEMINAR:

Oxford Kendo is honoured to be hosting respected and esteemed Hiroshi Ozawa Sensei in Oxford for a three day practice and seminar. Ozawa Sensei is the author of the quintessential “Kendo: The Definitive Guide” and has spent a lifetime developing teaching methods and promoting kendo globally.

There will be a Friday bogu only practice followed by a two day seminar on Saturday and Sunday. Yasuyuki Hiyama sensei along with other sensei from the UK and traveling with Ozawa sensei will also join the practice and seminar.

We require both days attendance for the seminar as this will avoid disruptions and for you to get the maximum benefit from Ozawa sensei’s instructions and teaching. Space is limited with advanced booking and early bird registration recommended.

DATES, TIMES & VENUES:

FRIDAY PRACTICE:

6 July, 2018 Friday

Venue: Cherwell North School, Marston Ferry Rd, Oxford OX2 7EE

Time: 1900 – 2200

Practice: Advanced bogu only practice all ages (min. 1 month in bogu).

SATURDAY & SUNDAY SEMINAR:

7-8 July, 2018 Saturday & Sunday

Venue: Oxford University Sports Complex, Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 1EQ (previously reserved at Cheney School)

Time: 0930 – 1800

Practice: General practice all ages & levels.

***If you are relatively new to kendo, please refresh or read about correct kendo and dojo etiquette before arriving: http://oxford-kendo.info/kendo-guidebooks-booklets/ We expect all adults and older junior attendees to be able to dress themselves and put on bogu by themselves with senior members providing advisement as needed

***Please ensure you label all your equipment such as shinais, etc. for your own benefit in case it goes missing

LUNCH & DINNERS:

Please bring your own lunches. There is a small cafe within the sports complex as well as local shops/restaurants within walking distance of venue. Friday night will be going to a local pub near the venue after the practice. We will be making group reservations for dinner for both days of the seminar. There will be a deposit required for dinner per person as this is required when we make large group bookings at restaurants.

PRICES:

Friday Practice + 2 days seminar:
Adults: £65 Early Bird Registration / £75 @ door entry (limited)

Friday practice only:
Adults: £10 Early Bird Registration / £15 @ door entry (limited)

Juniors <18: Free entry all three days

OTHER INFORMATION:

Early bird registration deadline: Sunday, 24 June, 2018

Online BACS payment details will be sent out by e-mail to those who complete the registration form.

We will send you relevant information on seminar agendas closer to the event. Please let us know if you require any help with recommendations on transportation, accommodation, etc.