2022-Nov-13 Battodo Zenkoku Taikai was held at the Hiranuma Memorial Gymnasium in Yokohama.
Over 100 contestants had participated the taikai competition for Kata, Shizan, Kumitachi and Team cutting.
Pre-taikai training was held at the Yokohama Budokan and a social gathering was held at the Royal Wing Dinner cruise.
San Diego Battodo・Iaido Taikai 2022 was held on 28th August 2020 at Miramar Collage in San Diego, CA U.S.A.
Remote Shizan Taikai was held in December 2021.
127 participants of 19 dojo in 10 countries had uploaded their performance and 6 judges made score and comments.
Prizes have been awarded on 31st December 2021 for the best performance, the excellent performance and the good performance.
IBF Journal "Kenkon No. 16" Summer/Autumn 2020
The official DVD set of California Taikai 2020 held on March 14 at the Hidden dojo, Lancaster, CA, USA is now available.
See SHOP page (updated 2020.8.25)
IBF California Taikai Photo Gallery
the IBF Taikai 2019 in Yokohama
“The 25th Toyamaryu Nakamuraryu Battodo Taikai”
2. Date: Sunday, 27th October 2019
3. Time: 9:00~17:00
4. Venue: Tsurumi Sports Center, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
5. Entry due date: 27th August 2019
6. Taikai events:
Trainings: 23-26 October 2019
Social gathering: dinner party on Friday 25 October 2019
Grading test: Kata & Kumitachi on Friday 25 October 2019
Shizan on Saturday 26 October 2019
Bus tour: 28-29 October 2019
Details to be followed.
2018.4.15 A new branch of IBF in Korea
A new branch of IBF in Korea was established as of 15.4.2018 as Korea Daejeon branch.
27 members are registered as a start. Mr. Moon Heewan is a new branch chief.
From 5 to 9 June 2018, Kenzo Nakamura sensei and Yoshitaka Nomura sensei visited Daejeon city in Korea to open a training seminar with grading test and to attend the celebration event of their start up.
Battodo seminar was held in Belgrade, Serbia. 11 members including 2 from Italy attended the seminar.
We went through all basics, Toyamaryu, Seitei toho, Nakamuraryu, Kumitachi and Shizan. At the end, three members took grading test for shodan successfully.
Italian group joined the seminar. They formed a study group since 2010 and have been practiced battodo under a guidance of Dejan. They are now member of IBF as Prato keikokai.
IBF Magazine "Kenkon" No. 3 published.
Main topics are IBF California Taikai and IBF Board Meeting.
(Sorry in Japanese)
2016.3.19(Sat.) IBF California Taikai
IBF California Taikai was held at Lancaster, CA, U.S.A. on Saturday 19 March 2016. Approximately 60 Battodo practitioners from Alaska, Michigan, New York, Lancaster, Portland, San Diego, San Francisco and Washington DC were gathered at the Pioneer Event Center in Lancaster, CA. 8 contestants, 6 judges and 4 spectators from Japan participated the Taikai. Mat Rous was also there from Sydney Australia.
⚫︎ The Result of the Competition
Congratulations for the excellent results!
- Kata -
2 dan & below:
1st place - Sherry Kostecka
2nd place - Oliver Nilsson
3rd place - JP Mamaril
3, 4 dan :
1st place - John Mutsuchink
2nd place - Phillip Geisbauer
3rd place - Osamu Tomioka
5 dan & above :
1st place - Junicji Takahashi
2nd place - Derek Morris
3rd place - Sang Kim
- Shizan -
2 dan & below :
1st place - JP Mararil
2nd place - Brad McAdam
3rd place - Ray-Ce Davis
3, 4 dan :
1st place - Tom Wadrow
2nd place - Yoshi Satoh
3rd place - Hiraku Noguchi
5 dan & above :
1st place - Jubichi Takahashi
2nd place - Joshua Badgley
3rd place - Kenji Hidaka
- Kumitachi -
1st place - Tom Wadrow and Derek Morris
2nd place - Dave Drawdy and Carl Jenkins
3rd place - Junichi Takahashi and Kenji Hidaka
- Team Cutting -
1st Place - Team San Diego
Yoshi Satoh, Jodee Janda and Keyan Jafari
2nd Place - Team Kenkonkai A
Carl Jenkins, Mat Rous and Tom Wadlow
3rd Place - Kakuseikai A
Tomioka, Suishu and Takahashi
- Award for Efforts -
Dedicatory demonstration for the Goryo Jinjya shrine in Yokohama.
As from January 2016, the most recent news will be displayed on top.
(In 2015, the most recent news was displayed at the bottom.)
Keiko Hajime - the first practice in the new year 2015 was held at the regular dojo, Tsurumi Chugakko, Yokohama with ritual ceremony by Shinto priest.
Kobudo taikai by Nippon Iaido Kyokai Takada Dojo for dedicaion for Goryo Jinjya shrine, Nakada-kita, Yokohama. 5 members from Kakusseikai participated.
Kobudo taikai by Nihon Kobudo Shinkokai was held at Sumida Sports Center, Asakusa, Tokyo.
The board meeting of International Batto-Do Federation was held at Hotel Livemax, Tsurumi, Yokohama.
Regular spring festival of Yasukuni Shrine, Kudan Tokyo was held on April 20 - 23, 2015. Battodo embu was done on Tuesday 21st.
2015.5.4, 5(Sat., Sun)
Kobudo taikai at Shimogamo Jinjya shrine and Shiramine Jinya shrine in Kyoto by Nihon Kobudo Shinko Kai. Hiromitsu Takano, Kyoshi 7 dan performed Toyamaryu battodo and Tameshigiri.
Nobori Fest 2015 was held on 5th May, 2015 at Nagahino Castel ruins, Shinshiro city Aichi Prefecture.
Iaido dedicatory demonstration for Seto-jinjya Shrine was held by Nippon Iaido Kyokai at Choseiji Temple Hall, Mutsura, Yokohama. 5 members from Kakuseikai participated.
Kobudo dedicatory demonstration for Iseyama Kotai Jingu shrine by Tokotachi Kai. 6 members from Kakuseikai participated.
Nakamura Ryu mini Gasshuku was held with Yoshitaka Nomura Kyoshi 8 dan at Kenkonkai dojo of Capital Area Budokai, Washington DC in Alexandria, VA, U.S.A.
Monday class was also a part of the mini Gasshuku. Some photo below.
Battodo seminar in Townsville, Australia led by Tsutomu Ishikawa sensei, Kyoshi 7 dan, Handa Shibucho
IBF Technical Seminar of Judges for IBF Taikai 2015 Competition.
Simulation of judgement for the Taikai competition were done by the judges. Score are taken and compared with other judges. Each judge mad a short comment for own scoring.