On the 5th & 6th of July, in Wiesbaden, Germany, members of the McGill Naginata Club had the opportunity to represent Canada and compete in the World Naginata Championship and the World Goodwill tournament.
Team Canada got the following results:
|Zen Nihon Kata||Marija Landekic & Antoine fromentin||Top 10|
|Men Engi||Andrew Boyd & Jordan Macklem||4th Place|
|Women Team Shiai||Marija Landekic, Lutan Liu, Mary Phan||2nd Place|
|Women Individual Shiai||Marija Landekic||Top 8|
|Men Individual Shiai (Goodwill)||William Choi||Top 8|
|Men Individual Shiai (Goodwill)||Kevin Hallé||Top 8|
|Women Individual Shiai|
|Julia Luo||4th place|
Simon Bruins also competed in the goodwill tournament for the Dutch team
After the tournaments was a 3-days Naginata seminar followed by a grading where all the attendants could practice with people from various countries.
Congratulation to Marija Landekic who successfully graded for yondan.
The Germany trip
Beyond the tournament and the seminar this was a fun and exciting trip for everyone who attended.