This Belgian Eishin Kai keiko was a great opportunity to practice Eishin ryu all together following our shishō Oda sensei’s teachings. Two group were formed: one advanced leaded by Philippe sensei and another one for beginners leaded by Michael. The atmosphere was great and everyone was eager to learn and have a lot of training. Thanks you everybody and see you soon for the next edition …
Welcome to the Brussels Yaegaki-Kai
The Brussels Yaegaki Kai is an Iaido (居合道) dojo located in Brussels (Uccle) Belgium. We hope that this website will promote the development of Iaido. A Japanese martial art coming directly from the samurai-time.
The Brussels Yaegaki Kai - Iaido Club Ucclois is an affiliate of the All Belgium Kendo Federation (ABKF), which itself is part of the International Kendo Federation (IKF). Membership in the Brussels Yaegaki Kai dojo is open to anyone interested in learning Iaido and all skill levels are welcome. View our training hours page.
The 20th European Iaido Championships was this year organized in Meze, France. The Belgian team achieved a tremendous job in the individual taikai by winning not less than 8 medals Bruwier Philippe 6th dan Silver, Simonini Michael 5th dan Gold, Kanto Yuki 5th dan Bronze, Vandenbussche Jonathan 4th dan Gold, Vervack Valentin 2nd dan Gold, Vijverman Yvan 2nd dan Bronze, Cool Steven 1st dan Gold, Croes Kim 1st dan Bronze. On sunday the Belgian team composed of De Block Marjan, Cool Steven, Croes Kim, Defraeye Luc won the Silver medal.
Congratulations to Brussels Yaegaki-Kai members who succesfully passed their Kyu gradings. Congratulations to David and Fadel who obtained their 1st Kyu. Let’s continue to train hard. Gambarimasho !!!
The “Summer Seminar” is over …
More than one hundred participants, great teachings, great friendship, fun party and successful examinations… it was wonderful!
Congratulations to Brussels Yaegaki-Kai members Luc R. and Fred J. for their Shodan and all the other passing their examination!
Thank you to the Sensei – Oda Sensei, Katsumata sensei, Furuichi sensei and Tsuchiya sensei – and staff members for all their hard work.
What’s left to say ? well : can’t wait for next year!
Brussels Yaegaki-Kai 2012-2013 season has come to an end. The dojo will be closed for summer holiday during July.
New season will start on Sunday 4th August.
Have a nice holiday …
The Belgium Iaido Championships 2013 took place this Sunday 12/05/13 in Ninove. Belgian Iaido level is increasing every year and we were rewarded with good matches and thrilling finals. Finals were shortly followed by 5th dan embu taikai and examinations. Congratulations to all the participants and organization staff …
The Brussels Yaegaki-kai did well this year with a Godan Gold medal for Michael, Yondan Bronze medal and fighting spirit for Eric, Shodan Bronze medal for Greg and the participation of Patrick (Sandan), Eric (Nidan) and Christian and Didier (Mudan). In addition congratulations to Greg who passed his 2nd Dan and Christian his 1st Dan.
Full results are here: Results BIC 2013