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AKR IS AFFILIATED WITH –

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

To renew or apply for Accreditation

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1. Re-accreditation requirements for Instructors who were previously recorded by AKR as Accredited by the ASC/NCAS * or are currently accredited AKR Instructors.

  1. Be an ordinary affiliate member (over 18 yo) or a life member of the AKR;
  2. Provide a signed copy of the AKR INSTRUCTORS’ CODE OF BEHAVIOUR AGREEMENT PDF and read the AKR Safety Document PDF;

*Note – those instructors who were previously recorded by AKR as being accredited by the ASC/NCAS, have an ASC/NCAS number shown on our lists and possess an ASC/NCAS certificate.  If you are not on the Instructors list, please ensure that you have previously sent all the required documents; prior to making contact.

2. Accreditation requirements for new AKR  Kendo, Iaido or Jodo Level O Instructors.
(For instructors who were NOT previously recorded by AKR as being accredited by the ASC/NCAS.)

  1. Be an ordinary affiliate member (over 18 yo) or a life member of the AKR;
  2. Provide a signed copy of the AKR INSTRUCTORS’ CODE OF BEHAVIOUR AGREEMENT PDF; read the AKR Safety Document PDF;
  3. Provide proof of being assessed as successfully completing the Australian Sports Commission Community Coaching General Principles Course or equivalent, or higher sport coaching related course. **

Advise which of Kendo, Iaido or Jodo you are applying to be accredited for. ++

To apply for re-accreditation or a new accreditation, please provide all the above listed items, appropriate to the level applied for, to the AKR Accreditation Coordinator.

Re-accreditation documents and applications can be sent direct to the AKR by post.  State associations and AKR secretaries can provide the address.  Or use the secure contact form to request the addresses.

* *         Recognition of prior learning (RPL) and recognition of current competency (RCC) apply.  Instructors seeking accreditation with RPL/RCC should provide evidence of successful completion of relevant courses.

++        Note. Level 1,2 or 3 instructors for any of Kendo, Iaido and Jodo may apply to be also accredited as at Level 0 for any of Kendo, Iaido and Jodo.  Eg. a Kendo Level 2 instructor may also be accredited as a Level 0 Instructor for Iaido or Jodo.