MUKC Newsletter April 25th – 1st May

MJC x Kendo Event
We will be hosting an event this Friday (29/4) alongside Monash Japanese Club!
The event will consist of an hour kendo session which will cover a brief history of kendo and then we will hold some activities integrating the basics of kendo followed by a dinner.
Details are below:

  • Date: Friday the 29th of April
  • Time: 5:30pm to 7:30pm
  • Location: Monash Games Hall (meet here) and Leaders room

If you wish to participate get a ticket here


MUKEN Gasshuku
MUKEN (Melbourne University Kendo Club) is hosting a Gasshuku at Melbourne University Sports Centre on the 7th of May. Details are below:

  • Date: Saturday 7 May 2022
  • Time: 9am to 5pm
  • Location: Melbourne University Kendo Club – West Stadium (Nona Lee Sports Centre)

The Gasshuku aims to consolidate the basics of kendo in a challenging yet achievable environment.
This is especially aimed at helping beginners consolidate and learn good techniques and basic movements.
The Gasshuku will be led by Kenji Sugimoto Sensei and assisted by Instructors Kevin Chin Sensei and Thomas Mendelovits.
To register, go to the MUKC unione page and purchase the MUKEN Gasshuku product. If you want lunch provided make sure to select “Yes” to the lunch option.


UniGames Fundraiser Raffle!
We are holding a raffle to raise funds for UniGames. The prizes are:

  • 1st prize: Hakama
  • 2nd prize: Leather Tsuba
  • 3rd prize: Tenugui of your choice!

Ticket prices are as follows:

  • $3 = 1 Ticket
  • $5 = 2 Ticket
  • $10 = 5 Ticket

Unfortunately, due to Unione fees we will only be taking entries in cash. If you wish to enter talk to a committee member and we’ll sort you out with tickets!
Good Luck!


Training Cancelled (25/4)
Due to ANZAC Day, there will be no training on the 25/4. See you all Wednesday!


Uniform Payment
Uniforms are on their way! You can now find a uniform product on UniOne.
If you have any issues with the payment or are experiencing financial issues please contact a committee member and we’ll figure something out.


This week’s trainings/events

  • No training this week.


  • Training: 6pm – 8pm
    Location: Monash Games Hall


  • Training: 10am – 12pm
    Location: Monash Games Hall


As always, if you have any questions, concerns, suggestions or anything, feel free to let us know!
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