Application to be examined for a Kendo, Iaido or Jodo Dan grade at a National Grading Exam conducted by the Australian Kendo Renmei. (Kyu exams are conducted by state affiliates).
Please note: As the applications, the examination order and advance preparation of certificates will be managed in one batch, no late applications submitted to the AKR will be considered. Your usual fine co-operation will be appreciated.
Members should apply direct to their club or dojo using the AKR Grading Application form PDF. (Clubs should retain the form for possible reference to later).
Forthcoming AKR National Dan Exams
Kendo. 1 to 5 Dan, 19 April 2017. Canberra, ACT. during the events surrounding the 42nd Australian Kendo Championships. Event page.
- AKR Exam Application forms to be completed by applicants and submitted to clubs. Completing the Excel workbook may assist your club.
Suggested close date – 28/02/2017.
- Application workbooks, to be sent from clubs to states. Completing the workbook assists your state.
Suggested close date – 10/03/2017.
- Application workbooks and payment for all applicants to be submitted from each state to the AKR.
Closing date – 20/03/2017. Instructions are in the workbook.
Dan Exam Questions: Please download the PDF.
Iaido and Jodo, 1 to 5 Dan for both, Tuesday 21 February 2017, Melbourne, Victoria.
State associations should submit a complied XLS file/s including all their applying members to the AKR by 22/01/2017. Please use a separate XLS file for each art and follow the payment instructions contained within. No late applications will be considered.
Application form for AKR Grading Exam PDF.
Dan exam questions – Iaido, PDF.
Dan exam questions – Jodo, PDF.
Other details are on the event page.
Kendo 1-5 Dan, Wednesday 30 March 2016, Tallebudgera, Queensland.
Applications from members to clubs – cut off date 5/02/2016. Applications from clubs to states – cut off date 19/02/2016.
Applications to AKR from state associations – close 29 February 2016. No late applications will be considered.
APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED 1 March 2016
Iaido 1-5 Dan and Jodo 1-3 Dan, Sunday 25 January, 2015, Canberra, ACT. Details and questions.
Applications close 25 December 2015.
APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED 5 January 2015.
Kendo 1-5 Dan, Wednesday 8 April 2015, Melbourne, Victoria. Applications close 14 March 2015.
Kendo exam questions – PDF. (Updated 13 March 2015).
APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED. 17 March 2015.