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.

Covid-19 Advice

In ‘Step 4’ of the governments roadmap, the ‘Steps’ regulations in England have been repealed and the DCMS Combat/ Contact […]

Update on EIC about gradings

The EKF has recently updated its exam database to show there will be NO 6th & 7th Dan Iaido examinations […]

2021 AGM is announced

As this year’s AGM is to held virtually, members will need to login to be able to “attend”. There are […]

EIC 2021 Iaido Gradings

The EKF has announced that there will be Iaido gradings at the forthcoming EIC in Belgrade, Serbia. 1st to 3rd […]

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