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 MWKF Promotion Exam Information

The next available promotion opportunity will take place at the 21st Annual Detroit Open Taikai to be held on Saturday, February 16, 2019.

Here is the following information and schedule for the exam (tentative):

Time Line

When:  Saturday February 16, 2019
Where: Seaholm High School
2436 West Lincoln, Birmingham, Michigan 48009
This location is the same as the tournament

  • 9:00 – Doors open and registration starts
  • 10:00 – Seminar starts
  • 12:00 – Lunch break, late registration
  • 13:00 – Last call and registration will close
  • 16:30 – Shinsa start
  • 18:00 – Shinsa end
  • 18:30 – Out of building
If you are not registered by 13:00 without notice or communication, you will be cut from the shinsa.

If you have any questions, please email


Related Forms

– Standards of Eligibility for Examination
Essay Form
Essay Question
AUSKF Request (Non MWKF Member)

Video Guides

Guide for 2-6 Kyu
Guide for 1 Kyu

The entire registration process is a part of the promotion examination. Completeness of your application will be evaluated and included in the examiner’s evaluation form. Please read all instructions on the website carefully.

Thank you for your attention and cooperation.

We wish for you all to have a great exam with excellent results. Do your best and good luck.

Burm Kim
MWKF VP of Promotion

Regional member federation of the All United States Kendo Federation