Belgisch Iaido Kampioenschap 2023

Belgian Iaido Championship 2023 on May 21st ended with a lot of energy and success for the whole team Butokukan 🥳🥳🥳

Everyone participated with all the fighting spirit and showed their best in all the categories 🔥🔥🔥. At the end of the championship, many lessons learned and to be brought into our next practices ⚔️⚔️⚔️.

In addition to that, we also celebrate some achievements of the day:

🥇Gold medal sandan: Maya Boujraf

🥇Gold medal nidan: Khang Nguyen

Finally, Claude Pigel completed the day with her success in the Ikkyu exam.

Congratulations to them and all of our participants for a wonderful day ❤️❤️❤️

Freddie 80ste verjaardag

On Saturday, May 13, we celebrated the 80th anniversary of Fredy Thonon 🥳🥂 Of course before the very nice lunch, we practised iaido for two hours in Butokukan Herstal.

Happy birthday Fredy 8️⃣0️⃣💜

The organisation for the surprise party was fantastic! Thank you Renée and everyone! What a wonderful party with friendly atmosphere!

Guy Loncelle announced that there will be an annual iaido seminar from now on, with the name of “Fredy Thonon Iaido Seminar” 🤩👍

Kojika cup 2023

Afgelopen 6 mei heeft ons “junior” Butokukan team deelgenomen aan de Kojika cup 2023 te Gent.

Het team beleefde een explosieve dag met veel mooie acties, gezelligheid en successen:

🌸Adrianna gouden medaille 🥇 technische categorie 14-18
🌸Yahya zilveren medaille 🥈 technische categorie 14-18
🌸Ilyas bronzen medaille 🥉 technische categorie 5-9
🌸Ibrahim fighting Spirit 🏅 technische categorie 10-13
🌸 Ali en 🌸 Fabio brandden 🔥 🔥 🔥 in hun shiais 💪💪💪