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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...

COVID-19 Updates

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

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.

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.

Kodansha & Shogo – 2019 Toronto Grading

We are pleased to announce a number of senior dan ranks and shogo awarded at the Toronto grading held Sunday, November 10, 2019.  The CKF congratulates these individuals on their achievement and contribution to kendo in Canada.  Rokudan.Hyoung (Bill) Kim, U of T Kendo...

2019 Fall Gradings

Fall grading registration is open, please check the dates below. Remember to get proper authorization from your Sensei first, then ask the Dojo Administrator to unlock the grading application form for you. Please DO NOT wait until the last minute. If you have problems...

2019 Canadian Delegation to Otsuhai Women’s Kendo Tournament

Despite a typhoon cancelling the renseikai prior to the tournament, the Otsuhai Invitational Women's Tournament in Mimasaka, Okayama went ahead as planned on Sunday, Oct 13. The Canadian Kendo Federation was pleased to be invited once again, with a team of three,...

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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...

COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates

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

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.

Kodansha & Shogo – 2019 Toronto Grading

We are pleased to announce a number of senior dan ranks and shogo awarded at the Toronto grading held Sunday, November 10, 2019.  The CKF congratulates these individuals on their achievement and contribution to kendo in Canada.  Rokudan.Hyoung (Bill) Kim, U of T Kendo...

2019 Fall Gradings

Fall grading registration is open, please check the dates below. Remember to get proper authorization from your Sensei first, then ask the Dojo Administrator to unlock the grading application form for you. Please DO NOT wait until the last minute. If you have problems...

2019 Canadian Delegation to Otsuhai Women’s Kendo Tournament

2019 Canadian Delegation to Otsuhai Women’s Kendo Tournament

Despite a typhoon cancelling the renseikai prior to the tournament, the Otsuhai Invitational Women's Tournament in Mimasaka, Okayama went ahead as planned on Sunday, Oct 13. The Canadian Kendo Federation was pleased to be invited once again, with a team of three,...

Upcoming Iaido Exams (Oct/Nov 2019)

[EAST] 1-Kyu to 3-Dan/ The Iaido exam will be held in conjunction with this Fredericton Seminar. Details below: LOCATION: J.B. O'Keefe Fitness Centre, 51 Dineen Drive, Fredericton, NBREGISTRATION/INSCRIPTION: 14:00START/EXAMENS: 14:30DATE: October 6, 2019DEADLINE/DATE...

Upcoming Iaido Seminars (Oct/Nov 2019)

[EAST] Fredericton Seminar & Exam / Sanctioned by the Iaido and Jodo Sections of the Canadian Kendo Federation, the Fredericton Higashikaze Iaido and Kendo Dojo invites you to attend a two-day Iaido and Jodo seminar on October 5-6, 2019 at the J.B. O'Keefe Fitness...

CKF Annual General Meeting

The CKF Annual General Meeting 2019 will be held online this year from Wednesday, August 14 through Friday, August 16, 2019. Please ensure that a dojo representative visits the Google Group by August 17th and records their attendance in the chat. You must have a...

Winnipeg Kendo Seminar and Exam

There will be a kendo seminar and exam held in Winnipeg, MB September 27-29. Details of the seminar will be announced later. Registration for the exam is open. Remember to get proper authorization from your Sensei first, then ask the Dojo Administrator to unlock the...

Upcoming iaido and jodo seminars

There will be a three-day Iaido and Jodo seminar with Taylor-sensei, and Jodo grading from ikkyu to nidan, August 16 - 18 in Calgary, AB. Please see the invitation letter and registration form. Registration for grading is separate, please see below for details. There...

Summer Jodo Exam / Examen jodo d’été

Summer grading registration is open, please check the dates below. Remember to get proper authorization from your Sensei first, then ask the Dojo Administrator to unlock the grading application form for you. Please DO NOT wait until the last minute. If you have...

Junior Team Canada Prepares for Trip to Belgium

Junior Team Canada Prepares for Trip to Belgium

Good luck to the 17 Junior Kenshi traveling to Belgium this week to compete at the Ko Jika International Junior Kendo Tournament in Ghent, Belgium on April 27th & 28th. This year the tournament hosts 203 participants from 9 countries and 31 different dojos! This...

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