Women’s Kendo Team Canada
Bronze Medal at the 17th World Kendo Championships

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2021 Virtual National Kendo Seminar

The CKF welcomes you to join the 2021 Virtual National Kendo Seminar on June 19 & 20, 2021. We are excited to present a lineup of speakers from across Canada and the World. Each session will focus on different skills, topics, and knowledge areas. The event is free to attend for current CKF members, and by donation for non-members.

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2021 Team Canada Program Official Closing

An announcement from Christian D’Orangeville, CKF President, officially closes the 2021 Kendo Team Canada program. Details on the commencement of Team Canada and re-appointment of the leadership team for the 2024 World Kendo Championships are provided.

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CKF Iaido Zoom Seminar Thank-you

As our experiences mount with a year like no other, may we extend our thoughts to you, family and those close for wellness and safe-being all around. Our sincere thanks to all who were able to join with us for the CKF Iaido ZNKR Seitei Zoom Seminar held Saturday,...

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2021 Virtual National Kendo Seminar

Be Inspired. Finding Relevance in Kendo.   SEMINAR UPDATES: Please check back for last minute updates.  ...

CKF Iaido Zoom Seminar Thank-you

As our experiences mount with a year like no other, may we extend our thoughts to you, family and those close for...

18th World Kendo Championships Canceled

On February 19, 2021, through official communication from the International Kendo Federation, a decision to cancel the...

Schedule of Iaido and Jodo Virtual Seminars

We are pleased to announce several exciting Jodo and Iaido Seminars coming up. CKF International Spring Jodo and Iaido...


The Kendo Canada National Seminar is this weekend. The CKF is honoured to welcome to the seminar, Renée Hock, Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) and Mental Performance Consultant with the Canadian. Sport Psychology Association (CSPA), and an NCCP Level 3 Certified Coach. This is a must-watch session for all leaders in our community, as she will address important strategies for managing and support positive living and mental health in martial arts.Hock Sensei holds a Masters of Education in Counselling Psychology from the University of British Columbia, and is a pioneer for women in judo. The presentation will highlight the unique values of martial arts and how they help us to manage stress and live our best lives. She will delve into strategies for optimizing mental performance, pulling from her personal experiences competing in Judo for Canada at the Pan American Games and the World Championships, as well as coaching both Men’s and Women’s National Teams.Saturday June 19th 17:00 EDT 14:00 PDTkendo-canada.com/2021-virtual-national-kendo-seminar/#kendolife #kendocanada #sportspsychology #mentalhealth #kendo ... See MoreSee Less
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The Kendo Canada National Seminar is this weekend. Be sure to join the panel discussion on "Dojo Leaders Building Strong Community in Unexpected Places". Have you ever thought about venturing out to start your own club? Are you struggling to build a sense of community or fearful that your members have lost interest in kendo during the pandemic? Get ready to be inspired by a group of kendo leaders growing kendo in unexpected places and making it work for their community.This panel features dojo leaders: David Westhead, Tesshin Dojo; Kyle Lee, Chinook Kendo Dojo; Victor Nishi, Kelowna Kendo Club; and Wilson Humphries, The Rock Iaido & Kendo Club.Join on Saturday, June 19th at 9:50 PDT / 12:50 EDTkendo-canada.com/2021-virtual-national-kendo-seminar/ ... See MoreSee Less
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The 2021 Kendo Canada National Seminar begins tomorrow! Relive the excitement of the 2018 Women's Team at the 17th World Kendo Championships. We are excited to invite to the panel: Akiko Fukushima, Vancouver Kendo Club; Hanaca Yamada, Vancouver Kendo Club; Man-San Ma, Etobicoke Kendo and Iaido Club; Kyrene Kim, Etobicoke Kendo and Iaido Club; and Kianna Darbyshire, Vancouver Kendo Club. Hear from the members of the Bronze Medal team as they reflect on the experience and share their insights on competing at the highest level. Sunday, June 20 at 9:10 PDT / 12:10 EDTThe session will reflect on the matches available on the Kendo World YouTube Channel:Canada VS USA Quarter Final Matchwww.youtube.com/watch?v=i9trkKQ3UdsCanada VS Japan Semi-Final Matchwww.youtube.com/watch?v=CeQhrBWUmGc*Special thank you to Kendo Photography for use of the photos.**Bree Yang, a member of the 2018 team was not available to join the panel. ... See MoreSee Less
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Technical issues with our payment and registration system have been resolved. Over the past few days, if your registration didn't renew after you made a payment, please check again now. If it is still showing as renewal incomplete, please let us know at [email protected] ... See MoreSee Less
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President: Christian D'Orangeville
Vice President East: Hyun-June Choi
Vice President West: Makiko Ara
Secretary: Neil Gendzwill
Treasurer: John Maisonneuve
Director: Pamela Morgan
Director: David Mori
Director: Patrick Suen