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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.

18th World Kendo Championships Canceled

The International Kendo Federation (FIK) has officially announced “Postponement of the 18th World Kendo Championships (18WKC) originally scheduled in May 2021”.

18th World Kendo Championships Postponed

The International Kendo Federation (FIK) has officially announced “Postponement of the 18th World Kendo Championships (18WKC) originally scheduled in May 2021”.

COVID-19 Updates

During the COVID-19 pandemic, stay informed with updates from the CKF and other related organizations.

2020 Financial Statement

The Canadian Kendo Federation (a not-for-profit Athletic Federal Corporation) operates on membership fees and grading revenue received from our members. Once again, we have secured the services of Stern Cohen, Certified...

2020 Kendo Canada Virtual National Seminar

Come together with Kendo friends from across Canada for the first-ever virtual Kendo Canada National Seminar hosted by the CKF.  The 20th Canadian National Kendo Championships scheduled for this summer were unfortunately postponed due to the on-going COVID-19...

Canadian National Kendo Championships Postponed

Due to the on-going uncertainty and health risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the CKF Board of Directors has made the difficult decision to postpone the 20th Canadian National Kendo Championships, scheduled to be held July 24-27 in Burnaby, BC.

2020 Spring and Summer Gradings Cancelled

In light of the growing COVID-19 health crisis in Canada, the CKF has officially cancelled all Kendo, Iaido, and Jodo gradings planned for the spring and summer of 2020.

2020 FIK America Zone Kendo Referee Seminar Summary

The CKF hosted the FIK America Zone Referee Seminar January 25-26 in Burnaby, BC. With 103 participants from the US, Brazil and across Canada, it was a wonderful opportunity for kendo practitioners from across the Americas to come together and hone their refereeing skills.

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2021 Virtual National Kendo Seminar

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.

2021 Team Canada Program Official Closing

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.

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,...

Kazuko D’Orangeville Honoured

On April 29, 2021, the Consulate General of Japan in Montreal announced that Ms. Kazuko D’Orangeville was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays for her long dedication to the promotion and teaching of Ikebana. CKF congratulates Ms. D'Orangeville on...

18th World Kendo Championships Canceled

18th World Kendo Championships Canceled

The International Kendo Federation (FIK) has officially announced “Postponement of the 18th World Kendo Championships (18WKC) originally scheduled in May 2021”.

Schedule of Iaido and Jodo Virtual Seminars

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 Seminar May 21 - 24, 2021Details will be posted here as they become available: the-may-seminarAnnual Muso Shinden (MSR) hosted by Welland...

The Rock Kendo Club Thriving Despite COVID Restrictions

The Rock Kendo Club Thriving Despite COVID Restrictions

The Rock Kendo Club can be found in St. John’s, Newfoundland and is the only kendo or iaido dojo in the province. Reestablished in 2012, the Rock Kendo Club is run by Wilson Humphries (Kendo 1 kyu) and is sponsored by Shigeo Kimura Sensei (Kendo Kyoshi 7 dan) of the...

New Year message / Message du nouvel an

Message du nouvel an du président   NOTE: English version follows.  "Year of the Ox" by Cruise-sensei. Chers amis de la Fédération Canadienne de Kendo et des Arts Associés (Iaido et Jodo), Nous voici donc tous rendus à la fin de cette année 2020,  si éprouvante...

2020 Shogo Exam Results

I am pleased to announce that the following sensei have successfully challenged for shogo recently.  The CKF BOD extends their congratulations to all these sensei, and thanks them for their continuing contributions to the growth of kendo, iaido and jodo in Canada....

2020 AGM Postponed / AGA reportée

2020 AGM Postponed / AGA reportée

The CKF Board of Directors has voted to postpone the Annual General Meeting until the summer. It was decided that with the timing of the World Kendo Championships and FIK business in general, this is not a good time to be...

18th World Kendo Championships Postponed

18th World Kendo Championships Postponed

The International Kendo Federation (FIK) has officially announced “Postponement of the 18th World Kendo Championships (18WKC) originally scheduled in May 2021”.

COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates

During the COVID-19 pandemic, stay informed with updates from the CKF and other related organizations.

2020 Financial Statement

2020 Financial Statement

The Canadian Kendo Federation (a not-for-profit Athletic Federal Corporation) operates on membership fees and grading revenue received from our members. Once again, we have secured the services of Stern Cohen, Certified...

2020 Kendo Canada Virtual National Seminar

2020 Kendo Canada Virtual National Seminar

Come together with Kendo friends from across Canada for the first-ever virtual Kendo Canada National Seminar hosted by the CKF.  The 20th Canadian National Kendo Championships scheduled for this summer were unfortunately postponed due to the on-going COVID-19...

President’s Message – June 2, 2020

To All Members of the Canadian Kendo Federation and Associated Martial Arts. I have been graciously invited by some members of our federation to speak virtually to each of you during this storm caused by a small, single-stranded RNA virus that is disrupting our lives, our work, our families and our social organization, while at the same time bringing out demons deep in our psyche, manifesting themselves as angst and fear.

Canadian National Kendo Championships Postponed

Canadian National Kendo Championships Postponed

Due to the on-going uncertainty and health risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the CKF Board of Directors has made the difficult decision to postpone the 20th Canadian National Kendo Championships, scheduled to be held July 24-27 in Burnaby, BC.

2020 Spring and Summer Gradings Cancelled

In light of the growing COVID-19 health crisis in Canada, the CKF has officially cancelled all Kendo, Iaido, and Jodo gradings planned for the spring and summer of 2020.

2020 FIK America Zone Kendo Referee Seminar Summary

2020 FIK America Zone Kendo Referee Seminar Summary

The CKF hosted the FIK America Zone Referee Seminar January 25-26 in Burnaby, BC. With 103 participants from the US, Brazil and across Canada, it was a wonderful opportunity for kendo practitioners from across the Americas to come together and hone their refereeing skills.

2020 President’s New Years Message

2020 President’s New Years Message

Membership registration is now open for 2020. The CKF has many exciting events and endeavours planned for 2020, including our tri-annual National Kendo Championships.

Log into your CKF account here for membership renewals, updates, and grading registration.

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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