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29th Australian Iaido and 20th Australian Jodo Championships, Seminar and Exam.

29th Australian Iaido Championships, Seminar and Exam.
12 – 14 June 2021, Tallebudgera Recreation Centre, 1525 Gold Coast Hwy, Palm Beach North QLD.

NOTE : As with all plans during the pandemic these are subject to change at short notice

Plans are taking shape to hold the iaido component of the IJSC on the weekend of 12 – 14 June 2021

We have tentatively booked the Tallebudgera Recreation Centre for that weekend and we are expecting to proceed as planned.  However, a second confirmation of its availability is expected early January, this is a result of ongoing renovations being carried out at the centre during the month of June, but at this time we are assured that it will not affect our booking.  


Sensei who have confirmed their availability are listed below:

Interstate Sensei 

Loi Lee Sensei

Ramon Lawrence Sensei

Russell Lawrence Sensei

Marcus Lee-Steere Sensei

Jeri James Sensei

Ian Thomason Sensei


Queensland sensei attending 

Toshiaki Tsukadaira Sensei

David Kolb Sensei


Format over 3 days will include:

 2 days Zen Ken RenThese 2 days will comprise of:

Day 1 Grading and Competition 

Day 2 Zen Ken Ren iaido training Seminar  

Day 3 Koryu seminar where members will have the chance to practice their chosen style with the relevant teachers for a day.  


Cost for event is $140.00 


Additional information for members:

Venue Address: 1525 Gold Coast Hwy, Palm Beach North QLD 4221 Phone: (07) 5520 9888


Accomodation Options:

Additional information for members:

Tallebudgera Recreation Centre (at venue) – off peak accommodation charge is $93.10 per cabin, per night. Current catering charges below – minimum charges of 22 apply – usually wraps and sandwiches and can also provide a fruit platter as well. Main (breakfast, lunch or dinner + snack menu) $10.85

Regency on the Beach. 1483-1489 Gold Coast Hwy, Palm Beach QLD 4221