It is with great sadness we report the passing of Jean Pierre Raick, EKF Technical Director and Kendo & Iaido 7th Dan Kyoshi. Raick Sensei served for many years both within the EKF and also the French Kendo Association and was a highly respected teacher and practitioner of Budo. The funeral will take place in …
Welcome to the British Kendo Association
The British Kendo Association (BKA) is the official governing body for Kendo, Iaido and Jodo in the UK. The BKA was founded in 1964 as a non-profit making organisation to foster and develop the practice and spirit of Kendo, Iaido, and Jodo along traditional lines. For more information on the BKA, please read the ‘About us‘ section.
If you are interested in beginning Kendo, Iaido or Jodo please see the ‘Getting Started‘ section for more information and then look in Clubs for somewhere to practice near you.
Dear Iaido-bu Members, Please note that the 2017 Iaido AGM Draft Minutes are now available on the BKA website. See the link below. http://www.britishkendoassociation.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Iaido-Bu-AGM-Draft-Minutes-2017.pdf Iaido Bucho British Kendo Association
Iaido 8th Dan Examination Please be informed that the Iaido 8 Dan examination will be held in Tokyo on November 24th 2017. If you would like to apply for that examination, application forms must be received in Japan by the 6th of November, via the Director of International Affairs (DIA): email@example.com
Dear all, Please find attached the Squad Manager’s Report from the Jodo Nationals and the European Jodo Championships for this year. Jodo Squad Manager Report 2017 (PDF)