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INTERNATIONAL KENDO & IAIDO SEMINAR ANDORRA 2013

20 OPEN KENDO COMPETITION "OKADA CUP"

ANDORRA LA VELLA (PRINCIPALITY OF ANDORRA)

FROM 09 TO 12 AUGUST 2013

 

ORGANISATION:

ANDORRA KENDO CLUB (AKEN)

WITH THE SUPPORT OF THE ANDORRAN KENDO FEDERATION (FADKEN)

THE AKEN HAVE THE SUPPORT OF THE "HONORABLE COMÚ D'ANDORRA LA VELLA"

 

TECHNICAL DIRECTION:

Morimasa OKADA Sensei

7 Dan Kyoshi in Kendo

Coach of Kendo Department at "NITTAIDAI" University in Tokyo (Japan)

Director of the Shodokan Dojo in Tokyo (Japan)

Shihan of the Andorra Kendo Club (AKEN) and the Andorra Kendo Federation (FADKEN)

 

ASSISTED BY THE JAPANESE TEACHERS:

Kozo MURAOKA  (7 Dan Renshi in Kendo)

Koshiro MAKI  (7 Dan Kyoshi in Kendo)

Yoshiko SAKURAI  (6 Dan in Kendo)

OTHER TEACHERS TO DETERMINE

 

ACCOMPANIED BY OTHER EUROPEAN HIGH RANK TEACHERS:

Jean-Jacques SAUVAGE (7 Dan Renshi in Iaido & 5 Dan in Kendo) from France, RESPONSABLE OF THE IAIDO SEMINAR

Ryo HIRUMA (6 Dan in Kendo & 5 Dan in Iaido) from Spain

Antonio GUTIÉRREZ (7 Dan in Kendo & 5 Dan in Iaido) from Spain

OTHER TEACHERS TO DETERMINE

NOTE: THIS SEMINAR HAS TRANSLATORS IN MANY LANGUAJES: CATALÀ, DEUTCH, ENGLISH, ESPAÑOL, FRANÇAIS.

 

PROGRAM:

From this year the seminar and the "Okada Cup" will be every 2 years (in 2013, 2015, 2017, etc.), and during the month of August. The duration of the seminar is of 4 days, from Friday to Monday noon, finishing with the Dan examinations. By this way, the majority of participants can reduce the lodgement in the hotel 1 or 2 days!

This year we make also optional courses of Iaido every day, by Jean-Jacques Sauvage (7 Dan Renshi in Iaido) for Iaido practitioners, or for the people that have interest to taste Iaido. The Iaido seminar is free for the people who are inscribed in the Kendo seminar.

Thursday 08/08 afternoon, ARRIVAL AT THE HOTEL.

Friday 09/08 from 10:00 to 13:00, PRESENTATION & BEGINNING OF SEMINAR IN THE SPORTS CENTRE.

From Friday 09/08 to Saturday 10/08 from 10:00 to 13:00 & from 18:00 to 20:00, KENDO COURSES.
From Friday 09/08 to Saturday 10/08 from 15:30 to 17:30, IAIDO COURSES.

Sunday 11/08 from 10:00 to 13:00, KENDO COURSES.
Sunday 11/08 from 15:30 to 17:30, IAIDO COURSES.

Sunday 11/08 from 17:30 to 18:00, MARTIAL ARTS DEMONSTRATION.

Sunday 11/08 from 18:00 to 21:00, INTERNATIONAL OPEN KENDO COMPETITION "OKADA CUP".

Sunday 11/08 from 22:00 to 24:00, SAYONARA PARTY IN THE HOTEL SALOON.

Monday 12/08 at 09:30, IAIDO EXAMINATIONS UP TO 3 DAN.

Monday 12/08 from 10:00 to 12:00, KENDO COURSES.
Monday 12/08 from 10:00 to 12:00, IAIDO COURSES.

Monday 12/08 at 12:00, KENDO EXAMINATIONS UP TO 3 DAN.

Monday 12/08 afternoon, LEAVING THE HOTEL AND BACK HOME.

 

TRAINING PLACE:

POLIESPORTIU D'ANDORRA

Parking Comunal uncovered very near of the Sports Center and the Hotel

To 100 meters from the hotel (1 minute by foot)

Baixada del Molí 31-35, AD500, Andorra la Vella.

 

LODGEment & restauraTION:

As far as for the lodging, the International Kendo & Iaido Seminar of Andorra offers an excellent quality/price level; all the group of teachers and students of the course is provided with accommodations in a 5 stars hotel, with a remarkable improvement in the comfort of the rooms (all suites), the meals and the service. Also the possibility of rooms up to 3 people is offered, participants are free to choose between the lodging regime of bed & breakfast, half pension, or complete pension. The prices of this hotel, for our participants, are much cheaper than some 2 or 3 star hotels in major cities of neighboring countries.

¡¡¡ THE PRICES OF THE HOTEL ARE THE SAME THAT THE ONES OF THE LAST YEARS !!!

 

HOTEL HOLIDAY INN PLAZA *****

5 stars hotel. Very centric, next to the Parliament and the Government of Andorra, near the commercial streets.

It is 100 meters from the Poliesportiu d'Andorra sports centre (1 minute by foot).

Next to the bus-stop (Línia Comunal 2 La Comella) which arrives to the Serradells Sports Centre with the olympic pool (bus each 15').

Carrer Prat de la Creu 88, AD500, Andorra La Vella                     

Localization by GPS: 42º30'19.96'' N - 1º31'11.09'' E 

 Website: www.plazandorra.com

HOTEL LODGING REGIME OF BED & BREAKFAST, HALF PENSION, OR COMPLETE PENSION:

PRICES FOR PERSON & DAY (ALL PRICES INCLUDE THE TAX) .

 

NOTE: Sunday 11/08 at night (22:00) the dinner of SAYONARA PARTY will be held in the Hotel Saloon (price 30€), therefore this day we recommend you half pension.

 

ECONoMICAL LODGEment (ASK AND RESERVE YOURSELF directLY):

You have good information about the lodgements in Andorra in this Web in many languages:

http://www.andorra.ad/

 

SEMINAR TARIFFS (INCLUDING COMPETITION FEE):

The prices have lowered a lot due to the duration of the course, which has also been shortened.

 

INFORMATION & REGISTRATIONS:

For the registration it is necessary an ODS or EXCEL file from the organisation. After receiving this file (with detailed explanations) you can insert all the information about the participants and return it to the organisation.

Every club who would like to have a tariff of group should have a responsible who takes charge of the following steps:

IBAN: ES0421000639010100361469

BIC: CAIXESBB

Bank: Caixa d'Estalvis i Pensions de Barcelona "La Caixa"

Office: 0639 Plaça Dr. Letamendi, Barcelona, SPAIN

Account: 2100 0639 01 0100361469

Individuals that aren't members of any group should follow the same steps.

 

INDIVIDUALS & CLUB RESPONSIBLES HAVE TO MAKE ALL RESERVATIONS OF HOTEL AND SEMINAR DIRECTLY TO THE ORGANISATION, AND COMMUNICATE ALL PAYEMENTS TO THIS E-MAIL:

 

aken@kendo-andorra.org