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

International Kendo Federation

The international federation of national kendo associations.

G A I S F

The Global Association of International Sporting Federations

UniSport Australia

Australian University Sport

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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

Vale: Namitome sensei

Namitome Shigenori sensei

Hanshi 8th Dan Jodo

Kyoshi 8th Dan Iaido

Fukuoka Kendo Renmei

Holds Menkyo Kaiden in Shinto Muso Ryu Jojutsu having studied under Otofuji Ichizo sensei.

Namitome Sensei led the ZNKR Jodo Delegation to the initial AKR Jodo seminar and gradings in Melbourne in 2000. This event led to the introduction of the art of Jodo into the AKR.
NB The initial championship took place the following year in Perth.

Namitome Sensei played a pivotal role in the introduction and development of Jodo in Australia for more than 20 years.

His contributions to the AKR and its members are gratefully acknowledged by all those with whom he has influenced.

Our thoughts are with his family and friends.

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