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.

Queen Elizabeth II

This is a an image of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II opening the WKC in Glasgow in 2003. It was […]

…..and yet another 7th Dan!!

Many hearty congratulations to Harry Jones of Ryoshinkan Dojo who this weekend passed her Iaido 7th Dan at the EIC […]

2022 Bowden Taikai and Premier Cup

Ladies, Gentlemen, and Kendokas, You are invited to the 2022 Bowden Taikai and Premier Cup Date: Saturday 24th September (Premier) […]

Kendo Seminar Pictures

Here are just a few images. If you have any pictures or video that you would like uploaded to the […]