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.

2021 Mumeishi 3s and Grading

Dear Kendoka, The 2021 Mumeishi 3s will take place on Saturday 20th November at Cranford Community College, Middlesex, London. The […]

Cancellation of EIC in Belgrade

The EKF has recently announced the cancellation of the European Iaido Championships in Belgrade, Serbia due to restrictions surrounding Covid […]

Glasgow Seminar

BKA Kendo Seminar + Grading Scotstoun Leisure Centre, 72 Danes Drive, Glasgow, G14 9HU Start Date : 09.10.2021,  End: 10.10.2021 Gradings: […]