Australian Kendo, Iaido and Jodo


New Kendo Board Elected.

27 April 2024 Dear Australian Kendo Renmei members.  (PDF of announcement) With the 19th World Kendo Championships fast approaching, it won’t be long before we stand united behind our Australian …

Exam news from Japan

Congratulations to Mr Gregory NICHOLAS  (QLD) for achieving Kendo 7th Dan in Kyoto on 30th April 2024.

Exam news from Japan

Congratulations to: Mr Russell Lawrence  (WA) for achieving Jodo 7th Dan, and Mr Peter Woolmer (WA) for achieving Jodo 6th Dan in Tokyo on 8th March 2024. It is noted …

Vale Kumie Dawkins (1955-2024)

Dear all, The VKR is sad to announce that Kumie Dawkins passed away early on Wednesday, 6 March, 2024, following a long illness with cancer. Kumie has been an active …

Season’s greetings

Best wishes to all for Christmas, the festive season and for a happy and safe New Year! As we farewell 2023 and immerse ourselves in the holiday spirit, we wish …

Exam news from Japan

Congratulations to: Mr Marcus Lee-Steere (VIC) for achieving Iaido 7th Dan in Tokyo on 10 December 2023.