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.
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Support the AKR Kendo Team for the 2018 17th WKC!
2018 17th WKC and AKR Kendo Team News
Here’s the latest and you can also stay up to date at the Team Web Page, Team facebook page or the AKR facebook page.
The 17th World Kendo Championships will be held in Korea, during 2018. While the final date is yet to be announced, the Australian Kendo Squad is already hard at work.
The AKR Kendo Board has already announced the national coaching team for the 17th World Kendo Championship in 2018 as:
Men’s Coach: Kate Sylvester
Women’s Coach: Daniel Jeong
Manager: Rob Reid
Assistant Manager: YaYa Bonggotgetsakul
In particular, the commitment of the Team members to prepare for and then to attend this important event is a huge task physically, emotionally and financially.
If you would like to show your support for the Australian Kendo Team, you can make a Tax Deductable Donation.
Tax Deductable Donations are an effective and popular way for may companies and peopel to support many causes. AKR has joined with a federal government organisation to facilitate donations to defray some of the Team members travel costs.
For donations to be deductable, they can be made online, or by mailing a cheque accompanied by a Donation Form.
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