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The Australian Kendo Renmei Inc., (AKR) is the internationally recognised, governing body for Kendo, Iaido and Jodo in Australia.
The Australian Sports Commission recognises the Australian Kendo Renmei as the National Sporting Organisation to develop kendo, iaido and jodo in Australia.
The Australian Kendo Renmei (Inc.) and our affiliated member dojos, clubs and associations are also affiliated with the International Kendo Federation (FIK). The FIK is the world-wide federation of national Kendo, Iaido and Jodo organisations. The FIK is affiliated with SportAccord (formerly GAISF) a signatory to the World Anti-Doping Agency drugs in sport policy and is recognised as the international governing federation for Kendo, Iaido and Jodo.
Whether you are near Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Darwin, Melbourne, Perth or Sydney, for activities and dojo or clubs near you, please check our Directory of clubs and dojo and our Calendar pages.
In mid-November 2016, the AKR Kendo Board asked members to express their interest in attending the International Kendo Federarations (FIK) FY 2016 Asian Zone Shinpan Seminar in Hong Kong. The seminar is to be held on February 17-19, 2017.
Continue reading AKR Delegation to attend FIK Asian Zone Shinpan Seminar in Hong Kong
UPDATED with a complete set of results.
Continue reading Exam News from Japan
You have probably heard of the Nippon Budokan. This remarkable budo centre is used each year as the venue for the All Japan Kendo Championships and was the venue for the 16th World Kendo Championships, held in 2015 and many other important cultural events.
Continue reading Japanese Budo Demonstrations and Goodwill Kendo Keiko
The 2017 Australian Iaido & Jodo Seminar, Championships and grading exams will be held in Melbourne, Victoria on Friday 17 to Tuesday 21 February 2017.
Continue reading 2017 26th Australian Iaido and 17th Australian Jodo Championships, Seminar and Exam
Draft Competition timetable*
Friday 23 September: Weigh-in, 1.00pm – 4.00pm
Saturday 24 September: Weigh-in, 7.00am – 9.00am
Saturday 24 September: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Sunday 25 September: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Event web page. Rules.
The 2017 Australian Iaido & Jodo Seminar, Championships and grading exams will be held in Melbourne, Victoria on Friday 17 to Tuesday 21 February 2017. (Updated 03/08/16)
Mark your diaries now!
More details will be provided in coming months here.