Volume 27, number 1/2/3
At their January 12, 2013 meeting, the PNKF Board unanimously recognized Tonbo as a PNKF Dojo with permanent status. Classes meet at the Silverdale YMCA, 1404 Marguerite Avenue, Bremerton. Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginners from 7-8pm. Tuesdays, advanced Iai 8-9pm. Thursdays, Jodo 8-9pm.
At their March 16, 2013 meeting, the PNKF Board unanimously accepted Hoshu Jodo Dojo as a PNKF Dojo with probationary status. Head instructor Jodo 5th Dan Thomas Groendal is supported by Jodo 2nd Dan Marcus Phung. Their Koryu background is Shindo Muso Ryu. Classes cover ZenKenRen Jodo, and are Tuesdays, 6-7:30pm, North Bellevue Community Center, 4063 148th Avenue N.E., and Wednesdays, 7:30-9pm, Beaverton Hoop YMCA, 9685 SW Harvest Court, Beaverton, Oregon.
Non-Bogu 1st Kyu and Below 1st place - P. Kao, SFU 1st place - S. Stern, UW 2nd place - C. Ma, UBC 2nd place - H. Him, UW 1st Dan 2nd Dan 1st place - H. Christianson, UW 1st place - T. Hamanaka, UBC 2nd place - B. Hsu, SFU 2nd place - A. Kikkawa, UW Fighting Spirit - Hana Stoer, UVic Teams 1st place - UW (Y.Shim,F.Wessbecher,A.Kikkawa,H.Christianson,S.Stern,H.Kim,V.Le,N.Tang,Z.Neale,T.Tagami) 2nd place - UBC (TsuyoshiHamanaka,JenniferYui,JamLi,MitchTee,ArashSheikholeslam,HenryOrnar,JonathanMa)
10 Years and Under 11 to 13 Years 14 to 15 Years 1st place - R. Kim, Renbu 1st place - E. Lee, Renbu 1st place - T. Horii, SCKF 2nd place - A. Shimizu, Tozenji 2nd place - I. Kim, Renbu 2nd place - T. Okitsu, Tozenji 3rd place - D. Larocque, UVic 3rd place - K. Muramatsu, Steveston 3rd place - C. Lam, Steveston 3rd place - A. Hayashi, UVic 3rd place - K. McManus, Kent 3rd place - C. Yoon, SCKF Non-Degree 0-4 Kyu Non-Degree 1-3 Kyu Ladies 1 Dan and Under 1st place - J. Yamauchi, Cascade 1st place - T. McManus, Kent 1st place - B. Lin, Bellevue 2nd place - H. Liu, UBC 2nd place - Y. Sandberg, Spokane 2nd place - M. DeJong, Highline 3rd place - B. Moromisato, Steveston 3rd place - N. Sung, UW 3rd place - K. Lam, Steveston 3rd place - H. Ornar, UBC 3rd place - K. Shimizu, Tozenji 3rd place - B. Hsu, SFU Ladies 2 Dan and Above 1-2 Dan 3 Dan 1st place - S. Suzuki, UBC 1st place - R. Murao, Steveston 1st place - T. Nagatani, SCKF 2nd place - W. Robillard, Steveston 2nd place - SJ Lee, Central 2nd place - I. Miki, Steveston 3rd place - A. Fukushima, Vancouver 3rd place - K. Ishikawa, Vancouver 3rd place - S. Jung, Vancouver 3rd place - J. Kurahashi, Renbu 3rd place - A. Lee, Vancouver 3rd place - K. Takeuchi, Youshinkan 4 Dan and Above 1st place - J. Brown, SCKF 3rd place - T. Ariga, Butokuden 2nd place - K. Lee, Chinook 3rd place - S. Asaoka, Youshinkan Junior Team Senior Team 1st place - Tozenji (M.Fukuoka,L.Oka,N.Kano, 1st place - SCKF B (B.Yoon,J.Hatakeyama, T.Okitsu,R.Holtzner) Y.Kariya,Y.Maekawa,J.Brown) 2nd place - Renbu (R.Kim,E.Lee,A.Lin,I.Kim, 2nd place - Steveston A (R,Murao,I.Miki, H.Shim) N.Nakano,T.Kondo,I.Takegaki) 3rd place - Kent/Hi/Tac (A.Kanemasu,K.McManus, 3rd place - SCKF A (M.Sugiyama,L.Suzuki, A.Yoshikawa,T.Marsten,J.DeJong) S.Maekawa,S.Watanabe,T.Nagatani) 3rd place - SCKF/Buto/Haw (K.Shimizu,M.Sugiyama, 3rd place - Vancouver (J.Murakami,A.Lee, C.Yoon,L.Sato,T.Horii) S.Ueno,SHJung,A.Fukushima)
Mudansha Yudansha 1st place - T. McManus, Kent 1st place - S. DeNardi, Spokane 2nd place - H. Kim, UW 2nd place - A. Melton, Spokane 3rd place - S. Stangler, Bellevue 3rd place - M. Kawamura, Bellevue 3rd place - T. Lui, OSU 3rd place - H. Christianson, UW Teams 1st place - UW, 38 points 2nd place - Spokane, 28 points 3rd place - Bellevue, 26 points 4th place - Highline, 22 points
A friend and faithful reader of the Kenyu, Kendo Kyoshi 7th Dan Mikio Hattanda, passed away peacefully on December 23, 2012 at the age of 83 in his Oxnard, California home. Born March 24, 1929, Hattanda Sensei exhibited the unassuming and powerful character of a true native of Kumamoto. He attended Budo Senmon Gakko, a technical school of the Dai Nippon Butoku Kai (Greater Japan Martial Virtue Society) in Kyoto until it closed in 1942. After the War, Hattanda Sensei earned a B.S. in Economics and a B.A. in Chinese Literature from Ritsumeikan Daigaku, then taught Chinese literature and history in high schools in Kyoto and Kumamoto. He moved to Santa Barbara, California in 1959, where he married Helen. They became prominent in the floral nursery business in the Carpenteria, Camarillo, and Oxnard region, and he practiced Kendo at the Santa Barbara Kendo Dojo. In December 1998, he founded the Seishin Kendo Dojo in Oxnard. Deepest condolences to his wife Helen and children Karen, Steven and Jeffrey.
Ann Marie Boskovich
A humorous, cheerful, and great-hearted slow pitch outfielder, world-class knitter, loyal supporter of all PNKF kenshi, and best friend and husband of our good Kendo teacher Rory Elliott Sensei, Ann Marie Boskovich, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on January 13, 2013. Born October 23, 1955 in Tacoma, Annie was a graduate of Saint Patrick's School and was a member of the last graduating class of Aquinas Academy. She got her top-flight nursing degree at Seattle University, and had a career as a home health RN at Swedish Hospital in Ballard. She is sorely missed, and we extend our deepest condolences to Elliott Sensei and to her large extended family.
PNKF IAIDO SHINSA, March 2, 2013, Tyee Educational Complex, SeaTac
3RD KYU: Anthony Hill (Tonbo), Robert Neff (Tonbo). 2ND KYU: Richard Milde (Tonbo). 1ST KYU: Masami Hill (Tonbo), Tsz Pang Lui (OSU), Kathleen Shipley (Tonbo), Lynda Shipley (Tonbo), Gina Taylor (Tonbo), Anh Trieu (AiShinKai). 1ST DAN: Amber Jeanneret (Everett), U-Seong (Hank) Kim (UW), Ryuichi Shimizu (Seattle).
PNKF KENDO SHINSA, March 2, 2013, Tyee Educational Complex, SeaTac
6TH KYU: Catherine Park (Bellevue). 5TH KYU: Emily Cho (Cascade), Han Young (Northwest). 4TH KYU: Tatsuya Gould (Federal Way), Trinh Ho (Northwest), Sung-Joon Im (Cascade), Jacob Keenan (Cascade), Hannah Kim (Bellevue), Soohmin Lee (Cascade), Zeyu (Jessica) Song (UW). 3RD KYU: Jun-Wing Chen (Bellevue), Lionel Courteau (Bellevue), Brian Cox (OSU), Drake Imanishi (Seattle), Van Le (UW), Dennis Lee (Federal Way), Brian Liao (Bellevue), Sharon Ma (Bellevue), Chris MacKay (Alaska), Colin Marshall (UW), Max Miller (Spokane), Zachary Neale (UW), Anna Neshyba (Tacoma), Midori Ogami (UW), Dillon Peterson (Spokane), Leo Shibata (Bellevue), Nancy Tang (UW), Fiona Yang (Bellevue), Joe Yang (Bellevue), Andrew Yuen (Seattle), Greg Wroblewski (Bellevue). 2ND KYU: Jake Colter (Cascade), Amber Jeanneret (Everett), Kiana Johnson-Kugimiya (Northwest), Alex Kanemasu (Kent), Keeley McManus (Kent), Tenma Rollins (Federal Way), Kevin Tsang (UW). 1ST KYU: Billy Joe Griffin (Spokane), Andrea Kayser (Pocatello), Ryan Kim (Cascade), U-Seong (Hank) Kim (UW), Kenny Lee (Cascade), Tsz Pang Lui (OSU), Terry McManus (Kent), Tiarnan Marsten (Kent), Yarrow Sandberg (Spokane), Michael Song (Cascade), Shawn Stern (UW). 1ST DAN: Patrick Dunlap (Everett), Dan Park (Bellevue), Yumiko Shinoda (Bellevue), Nakbin Sung (UW). 2ND DAN: Mia Abe (UW), Timothy Bishop (Cascade), Erik (Harley) Christianson (UW), Melanie DeJong (Highline), Mark Frederick (Northwest), Brandon Goh (Seattle), Bernice Lin (Bellevue), Ben Lu (Kent), Chris Ruiz (Spokane), Ted Tagami (UW). 3RD DAN: Young Kim (Northwest), Antonino (Tony) Leischner (Pocatello), (Conor Marsten (Kent), Valera Vulfson (Northwest), Frank Wessbecher (UW), Lei Yu (Northwest). 4TH DAN: Amy Arsenault (Highline), Tina Bogucharova (Highline), Hiroaki Fukumoto (Seattle), Steve Guidi (Seattle), Christopher Han (NCKF-San Mateo), Michael Mabale (Seattle), Anthony Zee (Sno-King).
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