Sunday 26 January 2020: Jodo

08:45 – 09:30 Dojo open & registration
09:30 – 09:45 Opening Seminar
09:45 – 13:00 Seminar
13:00 – 13:30 Lunch break
13:30 – 16:30 Taikai
16:30 – 17:15 Awards and closing ceremony
17:30 – 18:00 Grading – ikkyu to godan

Times are estimates and subject to change.


For the the event, we will have the honour of welcoming several high grade sensei from around Europe. The teachers during the jodo seminar will be:
René van Amersfoort, kyoshi 8th dan
Jock Hopson, kyoshi 7th dan
André Schiebroek, kyoshi 7th dan
Takao Momiyama, renshi 7th dan
Edwin de Wit, kyoshi 7th dan
Aad van de Wijngaart, renshi 7th dan
Jef Heuvelmans, renshi 7th dan


The costs of participation in the seminar depend on whether you participate in only iaido or both iaido and jodo as well as on the time and method of payment. As we want to encourage advance payment by transfer, those who pay using this method will get a 10% discount.

Participation in the jodo seminar and taikai only
jodoishidoadvance payment: € 18.00
cash at the venue: € 20.00

If you wish to participate in both the iaido and jodo days:
advance payment: € 36.00
cash at the venue: € 40.00



The jodo tournament will be held in the following seven categories: mudan (including ikkyu), shodan, nidan, sandan, yondan, godan and rokudan. If the number of participants demands it, categories might be combined. The matches will consists of three or five kata. The finals will be held at the end of the day.

Iaido is on Saturday; click here for the programme.