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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

About scoring in kendo (for new players).

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Support the AKR Kendo Team for the 2018 17th WKC!

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2018 17th WKC and AKR Kendo Team News

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All Japan Kendo Federation kendo sensei to visit

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How kendo influenced Star Wars

“The Evolution of the Lightsaber Duel” reveals true extent of kendo’s influence on Star Wars movies”

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The 4th Oceania Women’s Kendo Seminar and Taikai, 2016.

Melbourne on May 27-29, 2016. Details.

Announcement of the National Team Coach for the 17th World Kendo Championships

The Kendo Board is delighted to announce the national coaching team for the 17th World Kendo Championship in 2018 are:

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The Australian Kendo Renmei affiliations

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

aus-gov-logo

The International Kendo Federation

The international federation of national kendo associations.
International Kendo Federation

SportAccord

The federation of international national sporting associations.
SportAccordAustralian University Sport
Australian University Sport

Official results of the Kendo Competition at the 2015 Australian University Games.

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The Kendo Competition was the first major event of the UniGames on Saturday and Sunday 26 and 27 September 2015 and the results are here.

 

New AKR Kendo 7 dan and Kendo 6 dan members

The Australian Kendo Renmei  is very happy to advise that Mr. Toshiaki Tsukadaira, from Nerang in Queensland, successfully met the challenge of a recent kendo exam and was graded to Kendo 7 Dan in  Nagoya, Aichi-ken, Japan on 16 May 2015.

Mr. Tsukadaira is now both Kendo and Iaido 7 Dan, having received Iaido 7 Dan on on 11 July 2014.

On 17 May, the day after, his wife, Mrs. Hiroko Tsukadaira also successfully met the challenge of Kendo 6 Dan.

Congratulations to both Tsukadaira sensei from all AKR members on your achievements!

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Australian Team, Delegation and Team Supporter events in Tokyo, prior to 16WKC.

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