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Mariko Yamamoto Kendo Seminar and Dan Testing

Arai sensei and GKA cordially invite everyone to participate in a kendo seminar hosted by GKA, featuring Mariko Yamamoto Sensei.

When: January 16-17, 2016
Where: Lifetime Fitness Center at Johns Creek, GA (accommodation on the application)
Cost: 30 dollars per participant (additional banquet optional)
Featuring: Mariko Yamamoto Sensei

Mariko Yamamoto sensei:

  • 5th dan Osaka Police Department Team
  • 3 times member of the Champion Japan Women Team in World Kendo Championship (2009, 2012, and 2015)
  • 6 times member of the Osaka Team in All Japan Women’s Kendo competition. Champion of 2012 and 2013, and 3rdplace of 2014 and 2015.
  • 4 times winner of the All Japan Women Police Kendo Competition.

Contact information for additional question, please email

You can see and download the registration Packet here:

2015 Mariko Seminar

Also The South Eastern United States Kendo Federation (SEUSKF) will be hosting a kendo shinsa for the Ranks of 1st Dan to 4th Dan.

It will be January 16 Starting 4:00 PM. More information along with the registration packet in the following link:

SEUSKF Jan 2016 shinsa Invitation

You can also visit the SEUSKF website Here