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2023 Fall Gradings

Registration is now open for the gradings through the CKF's new membership system. Please check the FAQ for how to login and register for an exam. *********** Please note that written examinations are due on the same date as the registration deadline. Registration...

FIK Shinpan Seminar Fall 2023 in Toronto

The American Zone Referee Seminar, organized by the Canadian Kendo Federation(CKF) will be held as follows this fall. We invite all qualified kendo leaders from across Canada to participate in this event. Date: September 16 and 17, 2023 Venue: York University, Tait...

CNKC Street Banners Across Toronto

If you're walking around town in Toronto, try looking up! Vibrant street banners can be seen all around Toronto promoting the upcoming Canadian National Kendo Championships.   The banners can be spotted in 9 streets and 30 poles in the city....

Spring/Summer Gradings

Registration is now open for the following gradings. Please note that written examinations are due on the same date as the registration deadline. Registration deadlines are 2 weeks before the examination date.Les inscriptions sont maintenant ouvertes pour les examens...

Visit by Kiwada Family to Canada

The Canadian Kendo Federation is pleased to welcome guest kendo instructor and Team Canada Special Assistant Coach, Daiki Kiwada (7 Dan Kyoshi), from the Osaka Prefectural Police. Kiwada sensei is an All Japan Kendo Champion and former Team Japan member. He will be...

2023 Kendo Referee Seminars

  The CKF will be conducting referee seminars this spring to improve the level of officiating across Canada. All kendo practitioners 3 Dan and over are encouraged to attend at least one of the three seminars. In advance of the seminars, please be sure to review...

America Zone FIK Referee Seminar Overview

February 25-26, 2023, Inglewood, California - The International Kendo Federation (FIK) America Zone Referee Seminar was hosted by the All United States Kendo Federation (AUSKF) at Inglewood High School in Inglewood, California. The seminar was led by three...

Application Open: 47th International Kendo Leaders’ Seminar 

The 47th International Kendo Leaders’ Seminar (formerly Foreign Kendo Leaders’ Summer Seminar) hosted by the All Japan Kendo Federation will be held as follows: Dates: 18 March (SAT) – 24 March (FRI), 2023  Place: Nippon Budokan Kenshū Center(582 Sawakura, Katsuura,...

Fall Gradings

Updated: December 1 Registration is now open for the following gradings. Please note that written examinations are due on the same date as the registration deadline. Registration deadlines are 2 weeks before the examination date.Les inscriptions sont maintenant...

Summer Gradings

Updated: June 22. Registration is now open for the following gradings. Please note that written examinations are due on the same date as the registration deadline. Registration deadlines are 2 weeks before the examination date.Les inscriptions sont maintenant ouvertes...

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LATEST NEWS & STORIES

New CKF Membership System

The CKF will be transitioning to a new membership management system on the week of September 11-15, 2023.  As of September 10th, the current system will not be available for updates. The expected live date for the new system is September 14th, at which time we...

2023 AGM Minutes

The minutes of the 2023 Annual General Meeting held August 11 in Markham, ON are available at this link. The new board of directors was chosen at the AGM. After the AGM the board met and selected the executive. The new board is as follows: Hyun-June Choi,...

2023 Fall Gradings

Registration is now open for the gradings through the CKF's new membership system. Please check the FAQ for how to login and register for an exam. *********** Please note that written examinations are due on the same date as the registration deadline. Registration...

AGM 2023 Details

The Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Kendo Federation will be held at 7:30 PM EST on Friday, August 11 at the designated hotel for the CNKC: Courtyard Marriott, 65 Minthorn Blvd., Markham, ON. The preliminary agenda is available here. The deadline for advance...

FIK Shinpan Seminar Fall 2023 in Toronto

FIK Shinpan Seminar Fall 2023 in Toronto

The American Zone Referee Seminar, organized by the Canadian Kendo Federation(CKF) will be held as follows this fall. We invite all qualified kendo leaders from across Canada to participate in this event. Date: September 16 and 17, 2023 Venue: York University, Tait...

CNKC Street Banners Across Toronto

CNKC Street Banners Across Toronto

If you're walking around town in Toronto, try looking up! Vibrant street banners can be seen all around Toronto promoting the upcoming Canadian National Kendo Championships.   The banners can be spotted in 9 streets and 30 poles in the city....

Spring/Summer Gradings

Registration is now open for the following gradings. Please note that written examinations are due on the same date as the registration deadline. Registration deadlines are 2 weeks before the examination date.Les inscriptions sont maintenant ouvertes pour les examens...

Visit by Kiwada Family to Canada

Visit by Kiwada Family to Canada

The Canadian Kendo Federation is pleased to welcome guest kendo instructor and Team Canada Special Assistant Coach, Daiki Kiwada (7 Dan Kyoshi), from the Osaka Prefectural Police. Kiwada sensei is an All Japan Kendo Champion and former Team Japan member. He will be...

2023 Kendo Referee Seminars

2023 Kendo Referee Seminars

  The CKF will be conducting referee seminars this spring to improve the level of officiating across Canada. All kendo practitioners 3 Dan and over are encouraged to attend at least one of the three seminars. In advance of the seminars, please be sure to review...

America Zone FIK Referee Seminar Overview

America Zone FIK Referee Seminar Overview

February 25-26, 2023, Inglewood, California - The International Kendo Federation (FIK) America Zone Referee Seminar was hosted by the All United States Kendo Federation (AUSKF) at Inglewood High School in Inglewood, California. The seminar was led by three...

Application Open: 47th International Kendo Leaders’ Seminar 

Application Open: 47th International Kendo Leaders’ Seminar 

The 47th International Kendo Leaders’ Seminar (formerly Foreign Kendo Leaders’ Summer Seminar) hosted by the All Japan Kendo Federation will be held as follows: Dates: 18 March (SAT) – 24 March (FRI), 2023  Place: Nippon Budokan Kenshū Center(582 Sawakura, Katsuura,...

Fall Gradings

Updated: December 1 Registration is now open for the following gradings. Please note that written examinations are due on the same date as the registration deadline. Registration deadlines are 2 weeks before the examination date.Les inscriptions sont maintenant...

Coach and Instructor Requirements

The Board of Directors of the Canadian Kendo Federation (CKF) is working to develop its policies and procedures to progress the organization as a nationally recognized sport organization. This will help kendo, iaido and jodo to gain relevance in the greater...

Team Canada Invitation

For those interested in joining Team Canada: please click here for a letter from manager David Westhead and coach Dean Ara detailing the process. Pour ceux qui souhaitent se joindre à Équipe Canada : veuillez cliquer ici pour une lettre du gérant David Westhead et de...

Fall Gradings Advance Notice / Préavis des examens d’automne

Save the date: there will be kendo gradings for up to 7 dan on November 13 at JCCC in Toronto, and on December 10 at Steveston Martial Arts Centre in Richmond. Registration and other details for these events will be announced closer to the date. Réservez la date: il y...

Summer Gradings

Updated: June 22. Registration is now open for the following gradings. Please note that written examinations are due on the same date as the registration deadline. Registration deadlines are 2 weeks before the examination date.Les inscriptions sont maintenant ouvertes...

Change of President
Changement à la présidence

For personal reasons, Richard Tizzard has resigned as CKF President effective immediately. The Board of Directors thanks Tizzard-sensei for his long service to kendo in Canada The BOD has appointed Hyun-June Choi as President, to serve until the next election which...

National Referee Seminars

National Referee Seminars

The Canadian Kendo Federation invites kendo leaders from across Canada to participate in several Referee Seminars this spring. All active kendo practitioners 4 Dan and above should attend the Virtual Referee Primer on Sunday, April 3rd, and one of the in-person...

Upcoming Spring Gradings

Upated: May 9. Registration is now open for the following gradings. Please note that written examinations are due on the same date as the registration deadline. Registration deadlines are 2 weeks before the examination date.Les inscriptions sont maintenant ouvertes...

Seeking Calligrapher for Japanese Certificates

Seeking Calligrapher for Japanese Certificates

The CKF is seeking a Calligrapher for its Japanese Certificates. This is a paid position and is required twice a year during certificate time. A great opportunity to share your talent with an organization continuing to promote its Japanese-Canadian heritage. Please...