Seminar with Jean-Pierre Labru
7. Dan kyoshi and EKF Technical Director

13. - 15. September 2024

We are happy to welcome Jean-Pierre Labru in Linz!

Jean-Pierre Labru embarked on his Kendo journey at the age of 7 and became a member of the French national team when he was 22. In his 14 years in the national team, he became eight times European Champion in the teams competition. On the national level, he won the title of French champion five times.

In 1997, Labru showcased his skill and determination on a global scale at the World Kendo Championships (WKC). He achieved a remarkable 5th place. His admirable performance earned him the Fighting Spirit Award twice at the WKC.

Jean-Pierre Labru also served many years as a referee for the European Kendo Championships as well as World Kendo Championships. 

In 2018, he was elected as the Technical Director of the European Kendo Federation (EKF).

Level: All levels are welcome. The exercises will be adapted according to the participants.


Friday, 13. September:
19 - 21 keiko

Saturday, 14. September:
9 - 12 keiko
12 - 14 Lunch break
14 - 17 keiko
18.30 sayonara party

Sunday, 15. September:
9 - 12 keiko
13 - 14.30 Extra-session kata


Adults: 35 Euro, free for 7th Dan
Kids/Juniors up to 16 years: 20 Euro

Payment preferably by bank transfer in advance to our account (Transfer reference: "Labru Seminar"). If you're from abroad and want to avoid bank transfer fees, you can also pay in cash.


VS 51 Auhofschule, Aubrunnerweg 43, Linz

Sayonara Party

When? Saturday, 18.30h
Where? tba