Weekly MUKC update – Winter break 2

Update #1 (07-07-2021)

Hi all,

To add on about the registrations for VKC 2021, if you plan to compete in the individual event, please let one of the committee members know so we can pass you your AKR ID. After registering, please send a screenshot of your confirmation of registration to the club email: [email protected]. This is so we can track who is competing for our club.

And some additional information about the Laser tag/Bowling event:

  • Parents/guardians of juniors can join as well
  • You can bring your partner/friends along too

If you have any questions, please feel free to let us know 🙂



Original Post (06-07-2021)

MUKC Membership Renewal

Its mid-2021 now, and you know what that means… Its time to renew your membership!

The registrations have been opened and can be found in Unione. To register, head on over to our webpage and select the blue button labelled “Join or Renew”, then follow the on-screen instructions.

Website link: https://connectedcommunities.monash.edu/Clubs/Kendo

The registration portal will close on 19 July 2021 at 11:59pm.


VKC 2021 Registration

Registrations for this year’s VKC are now open! It will be held over two days, 14 and 15 August in Victoria University. You can register at this link: https://vkr.ecwid.com/Victorian-Kendo-Championships-c35216158

If you will be competing in a team, please contact one of the committee members so we can register you as a team. If you are participating in the individuals, please register yourself at the link above.
An info pack about the taikai is attached in this email if you want to know more details (38th VKC Info Pack – Final (210627).pdf).

COVID-19 and the VKC
The VKR is developing a COVID-safe plan for the upcoming VKC and taking into account different potential COVID restriction scenarios. Depending on the COVID restrictions (if any) in force at the time of the competition, competitors and attendees are advised that the following MAY apply:

  • All attendees, shinpan, volunteers and officials: mask covering nose and mouth mandatory.
  • Competitors not in full bogu (e.g. Kata): mask covering nose and mouth mandatory.
  • Competitors in full bogu:
    • Full men face shield & mask covering mouth, OR
    • Half men face shield & mask covering nose and mouth.

The VKR will provide more detailed COVID-safe guidelines prior to the event. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask!



Let’s go shoot some lasers and do some bowling on the 17th July! Anyone and everyone in the club is invited to join 🙂
The purchase page will close on 14th July 11:59pm

  • When: Saturday, 17th July 2021, at 1:00 pm
  • Where: Zone Bowling Clayton – Google maps
  • What: Laser Tag and bowling~
  • Price: $10
  • How: Head to Unione and go to the “Store Page”, then select “Bowling + Laser Tag!”.


Kata this Wednesday (7/07)

It’ll be the first Wednesday of the month, so its Kata time!


This week’s trainings/events


  • Seniors, Kids and Beginners Training, 6pm – 8pm
    Location: Games Hall


  • Kata and Beginner’s Training, 6pm – 8pm
    Location: Games Hall


  • Seniors and Beginner’s Training, 9:30am – 11:30am
    Location: Stadium


COVID-modified rules

As sensei mentioned in training, here are some videos of how the modified rules will work. There’s also a document attached in this email (COVID Modified Tsubazeriai Rules.docx)

The video is in Japanese, but you should be able to understand the actions in the video. If you have any questions, you can ask sensei/a senior during training about it.


As always, if you have any questions, concerns, suggestions or anything, feel free to let us know!
If the formatting does not work on your device, please let us know so we can fix it in the next email 🙂
Some links:
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Our website

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