- Samstag, 30. Juli 2011
- Gateshead, England
Greetings Kendo friends
As I'm sure many of you are aware this years Northern Open is fast approaching and we would like to warmly invite you to join us for another great Taikai. All profit from this years event will be donated to the JAPANESE RED CROSS. The format will be the same as previous years, 3 man/woman team event but this year we are also having an individual championship.
This years Taikai will take place on July 30th and 31st and will be held at:
Joseph Swan School
Saltwell Road South
Gateshead (Near Newcastle Upon Tyne)
Tyne and Wear
We are very proud to announce that our Sponsor for this years event will be Miyako Kendogu, who as many of you will know based in Kyoto, Japan. We would like to give many thanks to Miyako Kendogu and Andy Fisher for their support.
So courtesy of our wonderful Sponsor the winning team, individual and fighting spirits recipients will all receive vouchers to be spent with Miyako. Miyako are a fantastic company with some great products at great prices, so please visit their website at http://www.kendo-bogu.com for more info.
Also this year we would like to announce that our Shinpan-Cho will be Terry Holt Sensei , Nana-dan Kyoshi of Mumeishi dojo, London. We would also like to thank Holt Sensei for his support and we look forward to having him as our guest.
All details concerning the Taikai, such as registrations etc can be found on our website at http://www.northernopen.co.uk
We hope to see you in July
The Northern Open Team