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The Australian Government through the Australian Sports Commission recognises the Australian Kendo Renmei as the National Sporting Organisation to develop kendo, iaido and jodo in Australia

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The International Kendo Federation

The international federation of national kendo associations. International Kendo Federation

SportAccord

The international federation of national sporting associations. SportAccordAustralian University Sport Australian University Sport

WELCOME to the Australian Kendo Renmei website

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.

Latest News

Jodo Seminar – October, 2017. Canberra, ACT.

Dates: 27 – 29 October 2017

The Jodo Board will be conducting a Jodo seminar in Canberra on 28th & 29th October 2017.

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2017 Australian University Games Kendo Competition

Gold Coast, Queensland. For kendo playing university students.

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FIK Asian Zone Kendo Referee Seminar (FY 2017), S. Korea, 27-29 October, 2017.

The next FIK Asian Zone Kendo Referee Seminar (FY 2017) will be held in Incheon, South Korea from Friday 27th October 2017 to Sunday 29th October, 2017 inclusive.

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AKR Delegation to attend FIK Asian Zone Shinpan Seminar in Hong Kong

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.
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Exam News from Japan

UPDATED with a complete set of results.

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Iaido Dan Grade Exam News from Japan

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Japanese Budo Demonstrations and Goodwill Kendo Keiko

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.

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2017 26th Australian Iaido and 17th Australian Jodo Championships, Seminar and Exam

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The 2017 Australian Iaido & Jodo Seminar, Championships and grading exams will be held in Melbourne, Victoria on Friday 17 to Tuesday 21 February 2017.

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New Australian Iaido 6 Dan!

Congratulations to Mr. Russel Continue reading New Australian Iaido 6 Dan!

Unigames is on again in September 2016!  This time – Perth!

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.