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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

Nominations for election to the AKR Kendo Board, 2018-2021 are now open!

Dear AKR Kendo Members,

Kendo Board Election

Complying with section 8.2 of the AKR Constitution, 2018 is a Kendo Board election year.

All Kendo Board positions will be vacated and handed over at the conclusion of the 43rd AKC and related events on 4 April 2018.

Existing and former members may be nominated for the election.

The form to use to nominate candidates, for the election is available from your club/dojo or your state/territory association.

The AKR Kendo Board is made up of 5 members from that art.  Elected Board positions are for a three year term. Tasks include facilitating, attending and contributing to the management of AKR kendo seminars, championships and dan grade exams.

Criteria

All Ordinary Affiliate Members who are members of an Affiliated Body representing Kendo exponents are eligible for election to the Kendo Board. Self-nomination is permitted.

Timeline

Nominations must have a seconder and the acceptance of the member being nominated.

Nominations must be received no later than 5:00 pm on 23 February 2015.

The election to fill the vacancies will be conducted by postal vote in mid March 2018. Further details will be announced after nominations close.

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