Please consider sharing this link and donating: http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/team-gb-jodo-european-championships-2016 The British Jodo team are competing at the European Jodo Championships, Magglingen, Switzerland 2016 from 23-25 September 2016 and are aiming to raise £4,300 to cover the trip (http://ejc2016.ch/). Currently there is no external funding available for the whole Jodo squad in the UK. Last year at …
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.
Due to a booking clash, the Bowden Team Taikai will NOT be held in September 2016 as provisionally announced – I am sorry. We are looking at alternative dates and I will announce these as soon as possible
Open and Ikkyu Grading On Sunday 2nd October Tsubaki dojo will be hosting an Open and Ikkyu grading. The aim is to make this an annual event with particular emphasis on Juniors. So the Open grading will allow juniors between 9 and 11 to take a grade. It is also hoped to get as many …
Congratulations to Jon Fitzgerald for passing his 6th dan examination in Kitamoto, Japan. Jon Fitzgerald and Young Park were chosen by the ZNKR, from the list of 3 proposed for BKA support, to attend this prestigious seminar