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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

International Kendo Federation

The international federation of national kendo associations.

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The Global Association of International Sporting Federations

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Australian University Sport

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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.

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2021 Anti-Doping Policy

AKR has recently approved its 2021 Anti-Doping Policy which comes into effect on 1 January 2021.

The AKR anti-doping policy is the Australian National Anti-Doping Policy and can be found on the Sport Integrity Australia website.

All members, participants and non-participants in the sport of Kendo Iaido and Jodo are bound by these rules. This includes athletes, support personnel and employees whose employment contracts enables this.

It is important that all members understand their obligations under the new policy. Changes include a new anti-doping rule violation of retaliation, a category of athletes that is lower-level and flexibility related to sanctioning for certain levels of athletes/participants.

Further information can be found here https://www.sportintegrity.gov.au/what-we-do/anti-doping/world-anti-doping-code/2021-world-anti-doping-code

For more information about all Integrity topics, visit our Sports Integrity webpage.

See the AKR Policies and Rules page for links to the policies.

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