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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.

Brussels Yaegaki-Kai Kyu Gradings

Congratulations to Brussels Yaegaki-Kai members who recently succesfully passed their Kyu grading. Congratulation to Dominique, Cédric and Benjamin for their 4th Kyu and Petros for his 6th Kyu.
Let’s continue to train hard. Gambarimasho !!!

Brussels Yaegaki-Kai New 4th Dan

Leopold V.  - 4th Dan Congratulations to Brussels Yaegaki-Kai member Leopold V. who successfully passed his 4th Dan grading this sunday 20/12/2015 at the ABKF Winter Seminar 2015.
Let’s continue to train hard. Gambarimasho !!!

Bōnenkai 2015

A bōnenkai (忘年会) literally “forget the year gathering” is a Japanese drinking party that takes place at the end of the year. This year the Brussels Yaegaki Kai gathered at Japanese restaurant – Senraku – to celebrate a tremendous 2015 year, full of hard keiko and every day dedication of everybody in the dojo. 2015 is not yet finished and the ABKF Winter seminar is ahead but now was a good time to relax and celebrate. The dinner was great with good food and nice drinks (Beer/Shōchū 焼酎/Nihonshu 日本酒) 🙂

Bonenkai 2015 - Brussels Yaegaki-kai

New 7th Dan in Belgium

7th dan - Philippe Bruwier It is with great pleasure and pride that we would like to announce you that Philippe Bruwier sensei successfully passed his 7th Dan examination at the EIC 2015 in Berlin, Germany. Big congratulations 🙂 The party is gonna be HUGE !!!


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EIC 2015 – Berlin

The Belgian Team did fight hard at the 22nd European Iaido Championships 2015 in Berlin !!!

One day seminar with 22 countries represented, everybody in the team exited and happy to meet all European Iaido friends and receive the teaching of 3 great sensei: Yamazaki sensei, Kusama sensei and Azuma sensei all Iaido 8th dan Hanshi.

Nice competition results with 3 medals: 1x Silver, 1x Bronze and 1x Fighting Spirit. In Godan – Fighting spirit Yuki, Rokudan – Bronze Michael and Nidan – Silver Kim Croes. The team won the Bronze medal with a team composed of Kanto Yuki, Vervack Valentin, Kim Croes and Daan Heungens.

The BYK was well represented this year within the team with Philippe B., Michael S., Kanto Y., David D. Gregory V.G. and Everybody enjoyed the seminar, the competition and of course the after keiko moments.

Congratulations to everybody and let’s continue to train hard. Gambatte !!!




Brussels Yaegaki-Kai Dan Gradings

Yondan styleCongratulations to Brussels Yaegaki-Kai members who successfully passed their Dan gradings.
Congratulations to Alexandra and Patrick for their 4th Dan passed at the ABKF Iaido Summer Seminar 23/08/2015.
Let’s continue to train hard. Gambarimasho !!!

BIC 2015

The 18th Belgian Iaido Championships 2015 took place this Sunday 10/05/15 in Sint-Niklaas. Belgian Iaido level is increasing every year and we were rewarded with thrilling matches and finals. Congratulations to all the participants and organizing Dojo: Tamiza Kendo Kai

The Brussels Yaegaki-kai did very well this year as well as our Eishin-Kai brothers from KIG and Kenhachi. The BYK had 6 competitors enlisted with a final result of 7 Medals:
– Silver for Yuki in Godan
– Fighting spirit for Eric T. in Sandan
– Silver for Greg in Nidan
– Bronze for David in Nidan
– Bronze and Fighting spirit for Fadel in Shodan
– Gold for Nicolas in Mudan

Competition was followed by gradings. Congratulations to:
– Greg who passed his Sandan
– Fadel who passed his Nidan
– Nicolas who passed his Shodan

Check full results here

BIC 2015 - Brussels Yaegaki-Kai

BIC 2015 – BYK

BIC 2015 - Eishin-Kai

BIC 2015 – Eishin-Kai (BYK 7 medals – KIG 7 medals – Kenhachi 1 medal)

BIC 2015 - Medals

BIC 2015 – All Medals

BIC 2015 - Sint-Niklaas

BIC 2015 – All participants

Congratulations everybody and let’s continue to train hard. Gambatte !!!