BaumanKan

Kendo & Iaido Club BaumanKan was created in October 2011. Members of the club are also members of Russian Kendo Federation (RFK) which is a part of European Kendo Federation (EKF). We practise kendo and iaido of All Japan Kendo Federation (AJKF). Iaido koryu line (old school) is Muso Shinden-ryu. All club trainings, seminars, competitions and exams are held in Sports center of the Bauman Moscow State Technical University (Bauman University / BMSTU).

Purposes

  • Promotion of Japanese Martial Arts, particularly kendo and iaido, among Moscow youth;
  • Engaging students, teachers and employees of the Bauman University in club activities;
  • Maintaining healthy lifestyle and athletics;
  • Hosting kendo and iaido events;
  • Participation in competitions of all levels throughout the world.

Teachers

Oleg Lapshov

Candidate Master of Sports (boxing and martial arts), Sports referee (1st category), Iaido 3rd dan (June 2014), Teacher in the Bauman University (2012–2013), Senior Teacher in Kendo & Iaido Club BaumanKan.

Practices iaido since 2007. Constant participant of european and russian iaido events (including KaiSeiKan Dojo events).

Nina Yaroshevich

Iaido 3rd dan (November 2014), Employee in the Bauman University (2010–2013), Manager in Kendo & Iaido Club BaumanKan.

Practice iaido since 2009. Founded Kendo & Iaido Club BaumanKan in October 2011. Constant participant of european and russian iaido events. Since 2016 attends Norio Furuichi-sensei (kyoshi, iaido 8th dan) seminars (Shōshikai Europe - Iaidō events).

Senior Students

Katerina Nekipelova

Kendo 1st dan (May 2016), Iaido 2nd dan (July 2016), Member of Bauman University Student Teams (kendo and iaido), Student Representative in Kendo & Iaido Club BaumanKan.

Practice kendo and iaido since 2013. Constant participant of russian kendo and iaido events.

Artem Buzyakov

Kendo 1st dan (May 2016), Iaido 1st dan (June 2015), Head of Kendo & Iaido Club BaumanKan.

Practice kendo and iaido since 2012. Constant participant of russian kendo and iaido events.

Club History

2011, September – Iaido section opened in the Bauman University.

2011, October 30th – Founded Kendo & Iaido Club BaumanKan.

 

2012, July 6th-7th – Iaido seminar was held in the Bauman University by Patrik Demuynck-sensei (renshi, iaido 7th dan).

2012, July 8th – BaumanKan Iaido Team (Oleg Lapshov, Nina Yaroshevich, Konstantin Khokhlov) won 2nd place at 1st Open Bauman University Iaido Team Cup.

 

2013, April 5th-7th – BaumanKan Iaido Team (Oleg Lapshov, Nina Yaroshevich, Sergey Malyshev, Ruslan Shigapov) participated in 2nd All-Russian Open Iaido Championship.

2013, June 9th – 1st Bauman University Iaido Inner Cup was held.

2013, June 23th – Iaido seminar by Andrey Arefyev (iaido 5th dan) in the Bauman University (from that moment on the university helds Andrey Arefyev's iaido seminars twice a year).

2013, June 23th – The Bauman University also hosted 2nd Open Bauman University Iaido Team Cup and 2nd Open Eishinkai Cup.

2013, August 28th – Kendo was officially recognized by the Ministry of Sports of Russia.

2013, December 25th 1st Bauman University Kendo Inner Cup (w/o bogu) was held.

 

2014, January 4th2nd Open Bauman University Winter Iaido Individual Cup was held.

2014, May 25th1st Open Student Kendo Cup in the Bauman University.

2014, June 29th3rd Open Bauman University Iaido Team Cup and 3rd Open Eishinkai Cup.

 

2015, January 10th 3rd Open Bauman University Winter Iaido Individual Cup was held.

2015, April 26th2st Bauman University Kendo Inner Cup.

2015, May 31st 2nd Open Student Kendo Cup in the Bauman University.

2015, June 14th2nd Bauman University Iaido Inner Cup was held.

2015, June 28th  Bauman University Iaido Open Cup for Youth and Students.

2015, June 28th – The Bauman University hosted 3rd All-Russian Open Iaido Championship and Iaido Exam up to 1st Dan (6 members of the club were certified for the 1st Dan).

2015, November 14th – BaumanKan members participated in 46th Moscow Open Kendo Cup (MOTK) that was also held in the Bauman University (3 members of the club were certified for the Kendo 1st Dan during Kendo Exam).

2015, December 27th – Konstantin Sirota (BaumanKan) won 1st place at the 3rd "Japanese-Russian Friendship" Kendo Open Cup (mudan category).

 

2016, January 9th 4th Open Bauman University Winter Iaido Individual Cup and 4th Open Eishinkai Cup were held.

2016, April 24th – BaumanKan Iaido Team (Katerina Nekipelova, Elizaveta Melnichuk, Svetlana Gavrilova) won 3rd place at 47th Moscow Open Kendo Cup (MOTK) hosted in the Bauman University.

2016, May 29th3rd Open Student Kendo Cup and Kendo Exam up to 1st Dan in the Bauman University (3 members of the club were certified for the 1st Dan).

2016, June 26th 3rd Open Bauman University Iaido Individual Cup and Iaido Exam up to 1st Dan.

2016, July 7th – Katerina Nekipelova (BaumanKan) certified for the Iaido 2nd Dan (Varna, Bulgaria).

2016, October 16th – The Bauman University hosted 48th Moscow Open Kendo Cup.

2016, October 30thBauman University Kendo Inner Cup and Bauman University Iaido Inner Cup were held in celebration of 5th BaumanKan Club Anniversary.

2016, November 5th – Maksim Svetov (BaumanKan) certified for the Iaido 2nd Dan (Ekaterinburg, Russia).

2016, November 25thAleksandr Matskiv (BaumanKan) and Maksim Svetov (BaumanKan) certified for the Kendo 2nd Dan (Podolsk, Russia) at the 1st All-Russian Official Kendo Championship.

 

2017, January 6th – 5th Open Bauman University Winter Iaido Team Cup and 5th Open Eishinkai Cup were held. Artem Buzyakov (BaumanKan) won 1st place at the Eishinkai Cup.

2017, June 25 – 6th Open Summer Iaido Tournament at the Bauman University  individual and team competition.

 

To be continued...