Richard Berghuis -  Iaido and Jodo

My name is Richard Berghuis and I practice both Iaido and Jodo.

 

I commenced my training in 2001.

 

I am the instructor at the Dunborough and Margaret River Dojos of South West Budokan.  We are a regional Dojo approximately 250 kilometres south of Perth WA.

Martial Arts Profile

Instructor; South West Budokan (Dunsborough and Margaret River Dojos)

 

Australian Jodo Technical Board 2015-2018 – Vice Chairman

 

Arts and rank

 

Shizen Ryu Karate; Shodan (retired)
Seitei Iaido; Godan (practising currently)
Seitei Jodo; Godan (practising currently)
Tamiya Ryu Iaido ; not graded (practising currently)


Seminars attended overseas

 

June 2008 Miyagi Prefecture (Japan); Seitei Jodo seminar and examination
November 2011 Akita Prefecture (Japan); Seitei Jodo seminar and examination
November 2011 Izu (Japan); Budoku Seitei Iaido seminar in Izu-Nagaoka
November 2011 Tokyo (Japan); Seitei Iaido and Tamiya Ryu seminar at Waseda University Okubo campus
November 2013 Izu (Japan); Budoku Seitei Iaido seminar in Izu-Nagaoka

November 2015 Akita Prefecture (Japan) Seitei Jodo Seminar in Akita City
November 2015 Miyagi Prefecture (Japan) Iaido Seminar
June 2019 Gifu prefecture (Japan) Iaido Seminar

National seminars attended


January 2005; Perth January 2007; Hobart
January 2008; Gold Coast January 2010; Perth
January 2011; Melbourne January 2012; Sydney
January 2013; Hobart January 2015 ; Canberra
January 2016; Perth February 2017; Melbourne
January 2018; Sydney


Western Australian seminars attended

 

April and November 2002; Busselton and Bunbury
July, August and November 2003; Manjimup, Bunbury and Perth
February, June and October 2004; Perth and Pemberton
July and October 2005; Perth and Pemberton
March, July 2006; Dunsborough and Perth
August and September 2007; Bunbury and Pemberton
May, July and September 2008; Dunsborough, Perth and Pemberton
March, June, July and September 2009; Perth, Manjimup and Pemberton
March, May, July, August and September 2010; Dunsborough, Manjimup and Perth
March, June, July, August and October 2011; Dunsborough, Manjimup and Perth
March, May, July and September 2012; Dunsborough, Manjimup and Perth
February, April, July and October 2013; Dunsborough, Margaret River, Manjimup and Perth
March, May, June, and September 2014; Dunsborough, Manjimup and Perth
March 28/29 2015. Otake Sensei Jodo Seminar. Perth

March 2016; Otake Sensei Jodo Seminar; Perth
March 2017; Otake Sensei Jodo Seminar. Perth
March 2018; Otake Sensei Jodo Seminar . Perth
September 2018 Demuynk SenseiTamiya Ryu Iaido Seminar. Perth
March 2019 Hayashi Sensei Jodo Seminar . Perth


Competition results

 

August 2009 Western Taikai; Jodo Individual – 2 nd place
January 2010 Australian Jodo Championships; Jodo Pairs Dan grade (with Terri Gallear) – 2 nd place
January 2012 Australian Iaido Championships; Sandan Individual – 1 st place
January 2012 Australian Iaido Championships; Iaido Teams – 2 nd place
January 2012 Australian Jodo Championships; Jodo Pairs Dan grade (with Terri Gallear) – 2 nd place
January 2015 Australian Iaido Championships ; Yondan Individual – 2 nd place

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