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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


The International Kendo Federation

The international federation of national kendo associations. International Kendo Federation


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AKR Policies and Rules

AKR Constitution, accepted 25 October 2014. PDF

AKR Standard Grading Rules. PDF. Effective from and updated on 17 April 2016.

AKR Manual of Documents (Policies)
Section 0, Introduction, PDF.
Section 1, Administration and Structure, PDF, effective from and updated 17 October 2016.
Section 2, Kendo, PDF, effective from and updated 17 October 2016.
Kendo Kyu examination criteria. PDF. (Page 5 only of the above section.).
Section 3, Iaido, PDF, effective 9 October 2011, effective from and updated on 25 October 2014.
Section 4, Jodo, PDF, effective effective from and updated on 23 April 2015.
Section 5, Development Plans, PDF.
Section 6, Appendices, PDF.
AKR Privacy policy. Also see Mod Section 1.
Member Protection Policy.  Effective from 12 August 2015.
AKR Rules and Regulations for Kendo Competition.

AKR Anti-Doping Policy. PDF. Effective 1 January 2015. Approved by ASADA on 11 February 2015; adopted by AKR on 3 March 2015.

FIK Drugs in Kendo Policy.

AKR Dan Exam application and  information is here.