Pacific Northwest Kendo Federation (PNKF) Women's Kendo Seminar & Tournament
July 8-16, 2016, Seattle, Washington
Guest instructor for the seminar: Chinatsu Murayama sensei (kyoshi 7dan, 5 time All-Japan Women's Champion)
MKK delegation: Reiko Hayashi (1dan, seminar and tournament participant), Gayle Komata (observer), Jon Shishido (observer, tournament shinpan)
Other places visited: Olympic National Park, Kubota Garden, Green Lake Park, Pike Place Market, shopping malls, small fabric shops, big Chinese supermarket, Duke's Chowder House, Ivar's Seafood Bar.
2016 July 22 Report submitted by seminar & tournament participant R. Hayashi
[ Japanese language version: PDF, 2.5MB ]
The photos below are from a mix of various sources: event photographer Kendo Photography (Seattle), Hayashi's phone, and Shishido's camera.