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Selection rules of Hong Kong Team Player for 17th World Kendo Championships

Post Date: 2015/11/30 - End Date: 2018/11/30

Selection rules of Hong Kong Team Player for 17th World Kendo Championships

Basic requirements

1. Applicants should possess HKSAR passport;

2. Applicants should be Sho Dan or above and not younger than 16 years old at the time when submitting the HK team list for 17th WKC’s application;

3. Any member of HKKA or from HKKA’s affiliate Dojo, who met all of the following requirements are eligible to enroll in the squad training program.

- Approved by his/her dojo master.

- Currently practicing with bogu (kendo armor equipment).


Details of Selection

1. All applicants must attend the HKKA training on every Tuesday and Sunday starting from 3rd January 2016(Sunday). Attendance will be taken; those who cannot fulfill the attendance  requirement would be disqualified.


Training Schedule is as follows: Tuesday

20:00 – 21:00 Kihon & Waza

21:00 – 22:00 Godou Keiko Venue: Leighton Hill



8:30a.m.-9:30a.m. Kata & Iaido

9:30a.m.-10:30a.m. Shiai (Attendance will be taken from 9:30am session) 10:30a.m.-11:30a.m. Training

11:30a.m.-12:30p.m. Godo Keiko

Venue: Function room 2, Wan Chai Queens Elizabeth Stadium


The venue and training time may vary with the booking, but it would mainly in Hong Kong Island. Changes in training location and time slot will not be informed personally, thus members are required to keep up with the updated training time and venue online regularly.


2. There are shiai during the selection. Shiai results do not only refer to win/loss point results, skills and performance of player will be considered;

3. Attitude such as dedication, team spirit and potentiality of a member will also be taken into consideration.

4. Applicants must fill in the part of ‘Health declaration’ in the application form and the attached disclaimer form to finish the application procedure. Hong Kong Kendo Association and the assigned HK team coaches would not be responsible for any injury or death during any practice and events related to 17th WKC.

5. Applicants must attend the selection test. Details of the selection test will be announced later.

6. The deadline of application is on or before 17:00(Wednesday) 30th December 2015.