The distinguished ZNKR delegation for the inaugural BKA International Kendo Summer Semianr will consist of: 1) Saburo IWATATE sensei (Mr.), Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan, Chiba prefecture. 2) Tamiya KO sensei (Mr.), Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan, Fukuoka prefecture. 3) Michio UJIIE sensei (Mr.), Kendo Hanshi 8 Dan, Tokyo Metropolitan . More details to follow.
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.
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Please find attached the draft minutes of the 2017 NC AGM. NC AGM 2017 Draft Minutes (PDF)
Dear Iaidobu members, Please see the second report coauthored by the Iaido BuEC and coopted officers. We hope that this addresses the questions and concerns that have been raised through email and social media regarding our relationship and status with the Japanese sensei. The document can also be found at: this link On behalf of …
The 2018 BKA Westmids Seminar & Grading will take place on 19th and 20th May at Rowley Campus, Curral Road, Rowley Regis, Sandwell, West Midlands, B65 9AN. The seminar will be lead by Len Bean Kyoshi 7th Dan and Fay Goodman Kyoshi 7th Dan with assistance from Anna Stone Renshi 6th Dan and Stuart Shirreff …