MUKEN Committee

Head Instructor

Yakov Macak sensei, 6th dan renshi

    Sensei Yakov Macak
  • Year Started Kendo: 1978
  • Place of Birth: Mooroopna (Victoria) Australia
  • Interests: Bonsai, Reading Sci Fi/Crime fiction, Kites.
  • LOTE: No
  • Quote: "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." - George Santayana

    "We learn from history that we do not learn from history." - Georg Friedrich Wilhelm Hegel

    "History is more or less bunk." - Henry Ford
Executive Committee

President: Cheryl Low

    Club President
  • Year Started Kendo: 2012
  • Currently Studying: Master of Counselling
  • Place of Birth: Singapore
  • Interests: Theatre, Seafood, Psychology, Alpacas
  • LOTE: Mandarin
  • Quote: "May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears." - Nelson Mandela

Vice President: Son Ngyuen

    Club Vice President
  • Year Started Kendo: 1999
  • Current Employment: Sales Consultant
  • Place of Birth: Vietnam
  • Interests: Kendo, Rock Climbing, Travelling
  • LOTE: Vietnamese
  • Quote: "Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it."

Secretary: Nicky Lieu

    Club Secretary
  • Year Started Kendo: 2016
  • Currently Studying: Bachelor of Biomedicine
  • Place of Birth: Melbourne
  • Interests: Gaming, reading, desserts, costuming
  • LOTE: Limited Mandarin and Cantonese
  • Quote: "For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Treasurer: Victoria Chow

    Club Treasurer
  • Year Started Kendo: 2016
  • Currently Studying: Bachelor of Commerce
  • Place of Birth: Melbourne
  • Interests: Gaming, online shopping, sleeping
  • LOTE: Cantonese
  • Quote: "And remember that bad times... are just times that are bad" - Katrina, Animal Crossing

Armourer: Jason Jason

    Club Armourer
  • Year Started Kendo: 2016
  • Currently Studying: Bachelor of Environments
  • Place of Birth: Indonesia
  • Interests: Music, food
  • Quote: "Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new" - Albert Einstein
General Committee

Social Events Officer: Aaron Vo

    Social Events Officer
  • Year Started Kendo: 2016
  • Currently Studying: Bachelor of Commerce
  • Place of Birth: Australia
  • Interests: Kendo
  • LOTE: Vietnamese
  • Quote: "Don't fear failure. Fear being in the exact same place next year as you are today" - Unknown

Information Technology Officer: Takeshi Hartono

    IT Officer
  • Year Started Kendo: 2009
  • Current Employment: Aviation Consultant
  • Place of Birth: Kew, Victoria
  • Interests: Travelling, Technology, Games, Sleep, Eat
  • LOTE: Java, Japanese
  • Quote: "Life's like a mountain - you can say you've reached the top, but only after climbing back down." - Sakata Gintoki

Publications Officer: Jeffrey Khor

    Publications Officer
  • Year Started Kendo: 2007
  • Currently Employed: Public Transport Victoria
  • Place of Birth: Subang Jaya, Malaysia
  • Interests: Reading history, playing video games, cooking
  • LOTE: Mandarin, Bahasa Malaysia
  • Quote: "交剣知愛"

General Representative: Amelia Ding

    General Representative
  • Year Started Kendo: 2016
  • Currently Studying: Bachelor of Biomedicine
  • Place of Birth: China
  • Interests: Anime, Music, ‘Depapepe’, Food
  • LOTE: Mandarin
  • Quote: “There is a purpose for everyone you meet. Some people will test you, some will use you, some will bring out the best in you, but everyone will teach you something about yourself.” John Geiger

    "We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression." Confucius

General Representative: Yu Wen Lim

    General Representative
  • Year Started Kendo: 2015
  • Currently Employed: F&B Assistant
  • Place of Birth: Malaysia
  • Interests: Classical piano, Travelling, food
  • LOTE: Mandarin, Malay, Hokkien
  • Quote:"Life is not like water, things don't necessarily flow over the shortest possible route"Haruki Murakami

General Representative: Peter Zhang

    General Representative
  • Year Started Kendo: 2016
  • Currently Studying: Bachelor of Environments
  • Place of Birth: China
  • Interests: Reading, Playing Video game and Eat
  • LOTE: Mandarin
  • Quote: "Should have bought more milk stock, the profit is unreal!!"

General Representative: Jamie Shen

    Club Secretary
  • Year Started Kendo: 2014
  • Currently Studying: Masters of Teaching
  • Place of Birth: Auckland, New Zealand
  • Interests: Reading, writing, video games, being generally lazy
  • LOTE: Mandarin
  • Quote: "They don't think it be like this, but it do." - Oscar Gamble

    "Ever tried? ever failed? No matter. try again. Fail again. Fail better." - Samuel Beckett