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.

AGM Reminder

Reminder: The BKA AGM will be taking place on 11th July 2015 at Lilleshall National Sports and Conferencing Centre. Details […]

Kendo Seminar With Iwanami Sensei

Iwanami-sensei, kyoshi 7-dan of the Kanagawa Police, will be joined by Abe Koki (6-dan) and Komori Motohiko (6-dan). Dates: Saturday […]

BKA Iaido Kyoshi results

The BKA is very pleased to announce that the following nanadan sensei have passed the Iaido Kyoshi examination and have […]