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: 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

Vice 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

Secretary: Risa Watanabe

    Club Secretary
  • Year Started Kendo: 2017
  • Currently Studying: Bachelor of Science
  • Place of Birth: Japan, Fukuoka
  • Interests: dancing, playing piano, horse riding and cooking
  • LOTE: Japanese
  • Quote: "Power means happiness; power means hard work and sacrifice" - Beyoncé

Treasurer: Enoch Chan

    Club Treasurer
  • Year Started Kendo: 2015
  • Currently Studying: Languages
  • Place of Birth: Hong Kong
  • Interests: Overwatch
  • LOTE: Cantonese, Japanese and French
  • Quote: "We shall prove ourselves in glorious combat!" - Reinhardt Wilhelm

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: Amelia Ding

    Social Events Officer
  • Year Started Kendo: 2016
  • Currently Studying: Bachelor of Biomedicine
  • Place of Birth: China
  • Interests: ki-gu-mi, nanoblock, anime, JDrama, cooking
  • LOTE: Mandarin
  • Quote: “One can see clearly only with the heart. What is essential is invisible to the eye.” - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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: Trevor Law

    Publications Officer
  • Year Started Kendo: 2015
  • Currently Studying: Masters of Public Policy and Management
  • Place of Birth: Hong Kong
  • Interests: Reading, sketching, movies
  • LOTE: Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese
  • Quote: "Life... ugh... finds a way" - Ian Malcolm

General Representative: Huu Duc Thang Nguyen

    General Representative
  • Year Started Kendo: 2015
  • Currently Studying: Bachelor of Science
  • Place of Birth: Viet Nam
  • Interests: Boxing, Kendo, food, alcohol, sleep
  • LOTE: Vietnamese
  • Quote:"Life is just killing time until time kills you." - Thang

General Representative: Sam Day

    General Representative
  • Year Started Kendo: 2014
  • Currently Studying: Masters of Engineering
  • Place of Birth: Australia
  • Interests: Overwatch and Anime
  • LOTE: Twitch Chat
  • Quote: "Our world is worth fighting for." - Mei-Ling Zhou

General Representative (Assistant Armourer): Saint Tan

    General Representative
  • Year Started Kendo: 2017
  • Currently Studying: Bachelor of Commerce
  • Place of Birth: Malaysia
  • Interests: Everything
  • LOTE: Mandarin
  • Quote: "I have the power of god and anime on my side"

General Representative: Jamie Shen

    General Representative
  • 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: "The beer wont drink itself, not left" - Will Wright1