We are currently processing applications from BKA members who wish to be considered for the Renshi qualification. Any senior member who may qualify should send their respective application form to the Shogo Administrator (Director of International Affairs) before the 26th January 2019. Chris Mansfield Shogo Administrator (Delegated) British Kendo Association
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 Iaidobu members, On behalf of the British Kendo Association Iaidobu, I would like to invite you to the first Iaido Intensive training session of 2019. The session will be led by the UK squad coach Greg Drew sensei (Renshi Rokudan) with Hugh Darby sensei (Renshi Rokudan) attending the session as guest teacher. This will …
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Wakaba Junior Godogeiko (group practice) is on Sunday 27th January 2019. The godogeiko will be at Britannia Leisure Centre in Hackney, London and will run from 10am until 5pm. Britannia Leisure Centre 40 Hyde Road London N1 5JU Provisional Schedule: !0am: Morning Practice 1pm: Break for Lunch 2pm: Afternoon Practice 4pm (approx): Kendo Party (possibly …