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Argentina

Asociacion Argentina de Kyudo (Argentine Kyudo Association), Buenos Aires

The Argentine Kyudo Association practices, mainly, in two cities. Both dojos are approximately 1600 km apart and, even though, we are unable to have joint practices we communicate regularly so as to find progress together.

Date of Establishment13 December, 2004
President NameOKABE, Koji
Secretary NameGIMENEZ DIXON, Mariano
Office AddressHumahuaca 4377, (1192) Buenos Aires, Argentina
Tel/FaxTel.54-11-4866-2749 / Fax.54-11-4318-8210
E-mailkyudobuenosaires@gmail.com
Web Sitehttp://www.kyudobuenosaires.com.ar/
Number of Members
Shogo/Dan Numbers
5 Dan………… 1     4 Dan………… 1
3 Dan………… 2     2 Dan………… 1
Sho Dan……… 5
1 Kyu………… 1
Ungraded……… 12
Total…………… 23
 

Kyudo Kai Bariloche (San Carlos de Bariloche, Provincia de Río Negro)

Date of Establishment2009
President NameFRISCHKNECHT, Marcelo
Secretary NameANDRADA, Maria Fernanda
E-mailkyudokaibariloche@gmail.com
Web Sitehttp://kyudokaibariloche-argentina.blogspot.com/
Number of Members
Shogo/Dan Numbers
5 Dan………… 1     4 Dan………… 1
2 Dan………… 1     Sho Dan……… 3
Ungraded……… 9
Total…………… 15

Australia

There are now 5 State Kyudo bodies affiliated to the Australian Kyudo Association - Victoria, New South Wales, West Australia, Queensland and South Australia.


Date of Establishment December 2012
President Name Neville Browning
Secretary Name Rachel Fisher
Office Address 449 Station St, Box Hill VIC 3128, Australia
E-mail secretary@kyudoaustralia.org
Web Site http://www.kyudoaustralia.org/
Number of Members
Shogo/Dan Numbers
4 Dan………… 1,    3 Dan………… 3
2 Dan………… 9,    Sho Dan………… 16
Ungraded………… 63
TOTAL………… 92

Brazilian Kyudo Association

The Brasil Kyudo Kai (BKK) is a growing association with something around 50 members. Founded in 2008 in Rio de Janeiro, it has since its beginning the aim to help other groups across the country to establish themselves. In the beginning of 2015, there are five formal groups practicing in Brazil under BKK orientation: Rio de Janeiro, Brasília DF, São Paulo, Porto Alegre and João Pessoa. The BKK sent its first formal delegation to the AKR/IKYF seminar in 2011. In 2014, Igor Prata won the second place in the II Kyudo World Cup (Paris), at 0-3 dan category. In addition to training, we do demonstrations at community events to promote Japanese culture and the practice of kyudo.


Foundation Date 22 March, 2008
President Name NOBUO YANAI
Secretary Name ELISA CORRÊA
Office Address Rua das Laranjeiras, n.103 / ap. 602, Laranjeiras, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. CEP: 22.240-000
Tel/Fax Tel.55-21-2225-3996/Fax.55-21-2225-3996
E-mail kyudo.kai.rj@gmail.com
Web Site http://www.kyudo.com.br/
Number of Members
Shogo/Dan Numbers
5 Dan………… 1     4 Dan………… 0
3 Dan………… 2     2 Dan………… 3
Sho Dan……… 9
Ungraded……… 34
Total……… 49

China

Gorinkan

【GoRinKan(BJ) Group Co., Ltd---Kyudo Dept.】
GoRinKan(BJ) Group Co., Ltd was founded in 2005. Headquarters is located in the capital Beijing. It is the first organization in China who operates an independence Dojo. The main contents are Kendo and Iaido at first.
The Kyudo Dept. was found in 2012. Nowadays there are 3 Kyudo dojos in Beijing. 3000㎡ altogether. And there are 248 students. We provide close range (28m) and makiwaras. 7 days a week; 9 hours per day for the practice.
We are focused on popularizing the Kendo and Kyudo culture. Welcome come to our dojo!



Date of Establishment Gorinkan: May, 2005
Kyudo Dept.: April, 2012
President Name Mu Xin
Adviser Name 内藤 敬
Office Address Maizidian west street No. 39, Chaoyang Dist., Beijing City.
Tel Tel. 086-010-87738057(Chinese)
E-mail gorinkanbj@yahoo.com
Web Site http://www.cnkendo.com/
Number of Members
Shogo/Dan Numbers
2 Dan………… 1    Sho Dan………… 9
Ungraded……… 241
Total………… 251
 


Shenzhen Kyudokai( Sei Koku Kai) and Seikoku Kai (Shanghai)

We started practice kyudo by the teach of Naito sensei.And we began our organisation(Shenzhen Kyudokai/Seikoku Kai) in Shenzhen in April, 2011.When our members came back to the Shanghai City,they set up the Seikoku Kai (Shanghai) in Jan,2014.
【Training】
・Regularly Scheduled Classes held every Wednesday evening and Sunday afternoon at the Shenzhen Stadium.
【Shakai】
・New Year's Shakai, Seasonly Competitions and other special events held throughout the year.



Date of Establishment April, 2011
President Name HU ZHENHUAN(胡 震寰)
Vice President Name WU MIN (吴 旻,Shanghai),ZHANG ZIWEI(張 子為)
Adviser Name 內藤 敬
Office Address Qiaoxiangcun 3-4D, Qiaoxiang Road, Futian, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
Tel Tel. +86-13590217543
E-mail hzh_god@hotmail.com (President)
kyudo_sz@sina.com (Association)
Web Site http://www.kyudosz.net/
Number of Members
Shogo/Dan Numbers
Shenzhen:
2 Dan………… 6,    Sho Dan………… 9
Ungraded……… 16

Shanghai:
Sho Dan………… 2
Ungraded……… 1

Total………… 34

Kyudo Savez Hrvatske (Croatian Kyudo Federation)

Croatian Kyudo Federation consists of three clubs, two in the Croatian capital Zagreb and one in the coastal town of Zadar. Since its inception, the federation was greatly supported and has kept close ties with the Austrian, German and Italian Kyudo Communities, which were instrumental in bringing Kyudo to Croatia. We also keep friendly ties with other regional communities such as Hungary and Slovenia. Our members are mostly Heki, but we also have a couple of shomen. We regularly attend Seminars in Austria and Hungary and host our own with guest lecturers. We also hold an annual National Taikai.
We would like to invite any kyudo practitioners passing through Croatia to get in contact, come meet us and train with us as our guests.




Date of Establishment January 14th, 2010
President Name Ivana Grđan Bakija
Vice-President Name Livija Kalmeta
Secretary Name Denis Štefok
E-mail kyudo.savez@gmail.com
Web Site http://www.kyudo-savez.hr/
Number of Members
Shogo/Dan Numbers
2 Dan………… 2
Sho Dan………… 4
Ungraded……… 21
Total………… 27
 

Czech Republic

Date of Establishment 4.7.2006
President Name KUCERA, Vaclav
Secretary Name JURKOVIC, Tomas
Office Address Letohradska 62, 170 00 Praha 7, CZECH REPUBLIC
Tel/Fax Tel. +420 602 202 997
E-mail Kucera@urusi.cz
Web Site http://kjudo.cz/
Number of Members
Shogo/Dan Numbers
4 Dan………… 1,    2 Dan………… 7
Sho Dan………… 5
Ungraded………… 7
TOTAL………… 20

Hong Kong Kyudo Association

The Hong Kong Kyudo Association scheduled practices three days a week at its dojo in Kowloon East. To help beginners and interested public to discover and understand kyudo better, the group also organises beginners' training sessions andkyudo promotion activities on a regular basis.
More detail information and latest news about the group can be found on its website.



Date of Establishment 19 July, 2012
President Name Li Chak Fai(李澤輝)
Office Address --
Tel --
E-mail info@kyudo.hk
Web Site http://www.kyudo.hk/
Number of Members
Shogo/Dan Numbers
3 Dan………… 3,    2 Dan………… 10
Sho Dan………… 13
Ungraded………… 28
TOTAL………… 54

Hungary

Date of Establishment Is planned in this year(2010)
Office Address 1084.Budapest.Matyas ter 17.1/4 Hungary
Tel Tel.+3670 502 1885
E-mail dolphi.tamas@gmail.com
Web Site http://kyudo.hu/
Number of Members
Shogo/Dan Numbers
4 Dan………… 1     2 Dan………… 4
Sho Dan……… 3     Ungraded………37
Total……… 45

Latvian Kyudo Association

Date of Establishment 26 August, 2008
President Name VLADIMIR KINDZULIS
Office Address MALNAVAS STR. 18 - 34, LV - 1057, RIGA, LATVIA
Tel/Fax Tel.(371)-29217637/Fax.(371)-67270482
E-mail kwon@apollo.lv
Web Site http://www.kyudo.lv/
Number of Members
Shogo/Dan Numbers
3 Dan………… 2     2 Dan………… 1
Sho Dan……… 2
Ungraded……… 7
Total………… 12

Malaysia

We have 2 clubs in Malaysia - PJ Kyudo Club (Shamen style / Heki-Ryu Insai Ha) in Central Malaysia and Penang Kyudo Club (Shomen style) in North Malaysia. PJ Kyudo Club and Penang Kyudo Club meet quarterly for joint practices, friendly competitions and to organize public demonstration and tryout sessions for the promotion of Kyudo in Malaysia.


Date of Establishment 1st March 2014
President Name Ng Jim Teng
Vice President Name Lim Eng Chuan
Secretary Name Ho Hong Bor
Treasurer Name Amanda Chan Chui Han
Adviser Name Takeshi Saito, Kazuo Nimura
Office Address 31, Jalan Setia 5, Jinjang Utara Tambahan, 52000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Tel -
E-mail malaysia.kyudo.association@gmail.com
Web Site https://www.facebook.com/Malaysia-Kyudo-Association-422193884547725/
Number of Members
Shogo/Dan Numbers
Renshi 6 Dan………… 1     3 Dan………… 2
2 Dan………… 3     Sho Dan………… 10
Ungraded……… 10
Total………… 26

ZenMexico Kyudo

Date of Establishment Marzo del 2003
President Name Ali Zolfaghari
Office Address Juan Augusto Ingres 135-A Col. Nonoalco Del. Benito Juarez C.P. 03700 Mexico
Tel Tel. 5552748460 / 55631170
E-mail kyudokaimx@hotmail.com
Web Site http://www.kyudo.mx/
Number of Members
Shogo/Dan Numbers
5 Dan………… 1     3 Dan………… 1
2 Dan………… 1     Sho Dan……… 7
Ungraded……… 42
Total……… 52

Kyudokai Panama



Date of Establishment April 2010
President Name Rosemarie H. Read A
Vice President Name Delia Sanchez
Secretary Name Rosemarie H. Read A
Treasurer Name Christian Acevedo
Office Address Panamá City, Clayton, Maritza Alabarca Street, OIRSA.
Tel 507-66185043 / 507- 6251-6876
E-mail kyudokaipa@gmail.com
Web Site http://kyudokaipanama.com/
Number of Members Sho Dan………… 1
1 Kyu………… 1
Ungraded………… 9
TOTAL………… 11

Kyudo Kai Asuncion Paraguay

Kyudo Kai Asuncion was established in 2012, with the purpose to promote the practice and understanding of Kyudo in Paraguay, thanks to the support and initiative of Brazil Kyudo Kai Rio de Janeiro .We are currently training every Thursday afternoon in the SSDBCP and opening a new schedule on April with Saturday practices . As our permanent advisers, we count with Kyudo Kai Rio de Janeiro (Brazil),Nobu Yanai and crew, who kindly share their knowledge and friendship to support and improve our trainings. Special seminars with international graded members are held twice a year and beginners seminars every three months.

Date of Establishment 2012
President Name Tomasa Catherine Vela
Secretary Name Yamida Riveiro
Adviser Name Nobuo Yanai (Kyudo Kai Rio de Janeiro - 2nd dan)
Office Address San José 875 , San Lorenzo-Paraguay
Tel/Fax Tel:+595 21 582 716 / Fax:+595 982 79 18 17
E-mail kyudokaiasuncion@gmail.com
Number of Members Ungraded………… 5
TOTAL………… 5
Main Practice Place(s) Sede Social & Depotiva del Banco Central del Paraguay SSDBCP
Av Choferes del Chaco c/ capital Pedro Carpinelli - Asunción.
Activites to
promote kyudo
Special Seminars with International graded members
Special seminars for beginners
Demonstrations
Participations at differents cultural events
Media reports(radios, TV, Press)

Poland

Polish group, although still being in its creation period, makes many attempts towards popularization of Kyudo nationwide inside Poland.
Public presentations as well as workshops are made every year mainly in 3 training places in Warsaw, Lodz and Wroclaw. All 3 trainig centeres organize periodicaly national tournamens which lately have been attended also by participants from Czech Republic and Ukraine. Our activities are presented on internet page of Lodz training centre www.kyudo.org.pl which contains most up-to-date informations about curent events.

Date of Establishment Actually NOT yet national federation
President Name Janusz Surma (representative)
Micha Mazurek Pawe Andrysiak
E-mail aerostat@poczta.onet.pl
tametomo@wp.pl
pikoli@wp.pl
Web Site -
Number of Members
Shogo/Dan Numbers
2 Dan………… 3     Sho Dan……… 3     Ungraded………40
Total……… 46

Singapore Kyudo Interest Group

The Singapore Kyudo Interest Group was founded in October 2014, with the goal of introducing the art to interested people, to provide a place to practice for foreign kyudoka who come to Singapore, and to start a community where members can study and learn more about Kyudo.

The group's practice sessions comprise of Gomuyumi practice and target shooting, and discussion of techniques in the future. The shooting style mainly practiced is Shomen, but kyudoka who have learnt either Shamen or Heki-Ryu shooting styles are welcome to train with the group.




Foundation Date October 2014
President Name Jeremy Ong
Advisers Name Kodama Mariko, Iwasaki Eiko
Secretary Name Goh Horng Bor
E-mail sgkyudo@gmail.com
Number of Members
Shogo/Dan Numbers
5 Dan………… 1,    3 Dan………… 1
Sho Dan………… 1
Ungraded………… 1
TOTAL………… 4
Main Practice Place(s) Pasir Ris Elias Archery Club Range

All South Africa Kyudo Federation



Date of Establishment 23 November 2013
President Name Jade Thorpe
Secretary Name Biljana Vucetic
Office Address P.O. Box 2088 Bromhof 2154
Tel Tel. 27 78 120 9119
E-mail jade.kyudo@gmail.com
Web Site http://www.asakyf.co.za/
Number of Members
Shogo/Dan Numbers
4 Dan………… 1     3 Dan………… 2
2 Dan………… 3     Sho Dan………… 8
Ungraded……… 24
Total………… 38

Thailand

Siam Kyudo Kai was established in 2010 with the purpose to gather all Kyudo practitioners and promoting Kyudo activities in Thailand. We are currently practicing every Sunday morning at the national archery field in Rajamangala National Stadium in Bangkok. Although there is no sensei level in our group at the moment, we share our knowledge and our door is always open for beginners and all Kyudo practitioner.



Date of Establishment 2010
President Name Korsakul Punyavardhana
Vice President Name Paolo Moscatelli
Adviser Name Masatake Yamaguchi, Isao Katsushika
Office Address 52 Soi. Viphavadeerangsit 42, Viphavadeerangsit Rd. , Jatujak, Bangkok 10900. Thailand
Tel Tel. +66863920219
E-mail info@siamkyudokai.com
Web Site http://www.siamkyudokai.com/
Number of Members
Shogo/Dan Numbers
5 Dan………… 2     3 Dan………… 1
2 Dan………… 2     Sho Dan………… 6
Ungraded……… 9
Total………… 20

Ukraine

The kyudo club ShinKyuKai started its activity in March 2008 in Kiev (Ukraine).Under the auspices of the Ukrainian archery club “Runo”, members of Shinkyukai were able to represent kyudo in the local archery festivals. Shinkyukai is on friendly terms and has exchange with kyudo organizations in Russia, Hungary, Latvia, Germany, Spain and Japan.

Date of Establishment 19 May, 2010
President Name Kateryna Martynenko
Secretary Name Shevchuk Serhiy
Office Address Ivana Kudri str.39 apt.72
Tel Tel.+380631427304
E-mail katya.martynenko@gmail.com
Web Site -
Number of Members
Shogo/Dan Numbers
2 Dan………… 1     Ungraded……… 6
Total………… 7

Yamato Dojo (Uruguay)

Date of Establishment 2011
President Name Gonzalo Tihista
Office Address Santiago de Chile 1137; Montevideo
Tel/Fax 598-094-368945
E-mail gtihista@gmail.com
Web Site http://www.yamato.com.uy/
Number of Members Ungraded………… 7
TOTAL………… 7

Hanoi Kyudo Club (Vietnam)




Date of Establishment 5th August, 2012
President Name Mr. Le Minh Tuan
Secretary Name Ms. Tran Thu Linh
Office Address 2/145e Yen Phu Street, Tay Ho District, Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel / Fax Tel +84988929549 / Fax +8443248455
E-mail hanoikyudoclub@gmail.com
Web Site https://www.facebook.com/hanoikyudo/
http://hanoikyudo.com
Number of Members
Shogo/Dan Numbers
3 Dan………… 1
2 Dan………… 2
Sho Dan………… 3
Ungraded………… 56
TOTAL………… 62
Main Practice Place(s) Cau Giay Gymnasiums

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