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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Exam News from Japan
Congratulations to Ramon Lawrence sensei from Perth, Western Australia., who was successful in his examination for Iaido 7th Dan at Edogawa in Tokyo, Japan on 19 November 2016.
Ramon Lawrence. Iaido Renshi 7th Dan.
Congratulations also to David Kolb sensei from Brisbane, Queensland., who was successful in his examination for Iaido 6th Dan at Edogawa in Tokyo, Japan on 19 November 2016.
David Kolb. Iaido 6th Dan.
Warm congratulations to Lawrence sensei and Kolb sensei, both of whom persevered and never gave up chasing the challenge.
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