2020 Event Information

Wiener Kendo Verein (WKV) and Kenshikan Vienna are proud to announce the 17th visit of International Budo University to Vienna, Austria, from 20th February 2020.  For the event of 2020, we are welcoming 3 experienced Kendo Sensei’s and the total of 12 (7 male, 5 female) Kendo club students of IBU.  In addition, Abe-Sensei, Specially Appointed Associate Professor of IBU and national coach of Hungary, will join us for the training on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd February.

See “About IBU” section and “IBU Sensei” section for more details.

The visit, as usual, will provide excellent opportunities for Kendo practitioners of Austria and neighboring countries at various levels to interact and practice Kendo with students of IBU, one of the expert universities of Kendo in Japan.  Three days of Kendo training sessions with IBU Sensei’s and students will be organized during the period.

DO NOT MISS this exceptional opportunity!  Register now!

Detailed training schedule with IBU can be found under “KEIKO Program 2020” section of the web site.   

***** There will be NO Friendship Party planned during 2020 IBU visit. Sorry! *****  

PLEASE register at the “REGISTRATION” section, so that the organizer can better plan the programs and activities.  We will try to organize participants into some groups, when appropriate, depending on the participants’ level and grade of Kendo, for quality training.  Registration as well as participation in the scheduled Kendo training are free of charge for participants. 

*** You can order your lunch (€11 per person) between training sessions on Sunday 23 February.  Please indicate your wish for lunch when you register.

Your personal transportation and accommodation are at your own cost.  There will be no sleeping place available at the gym.

Disclaimer: Organizers of the event, namely WKV, Kenshikan Vienna and International Budo University (IBU) will take no responsibility for any casualties, other physical discomforts, any material damage or loss, or any cost incurred from them, during, before or after the events and activities related to the current program.  The Organizers will not provide any medical insurance or cares for participants in case of injury, except for a minor emergency treatment that may be available at hand.