“Open” Weekend Nov 24/25 2018 The BKA wishes to invite as wide a participation as possible to the British Open that will be on Sunday 25th November 2018. Therefore the weekend will consist of 4 activities, 3 of which will be open to any guests. Saturday 24th – The Sir Frank Bowden Memorial Taikai for …
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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.
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This is a non-BKA event which is free. See the eventbrite page for more information. The Bizen Osafune Japanese Swords, Centuries of Tradition and Art Setouchi City, in Okayama Prefecture, is a region with one of the longest and richest histories in sword production. During this event, the
The Jodobu would like to congratulate Andy Watson sensei on his successful 7th dan grading as well as Al Colebourn sensei on his successful 6th dan grading. A very well done to both. Stojanka Vidinic. Jodo bucho.
Please see the following documents: Squad news September 2018 (docx) (pdf)