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Junior National Championships | May 17-19, 2024

The third annual Canadian National Junior Kendo Championships were a big success, celebrating the skill and dedication of young kendo athletes aged 18 and under. The event saw over 90 participants from 14 clubs from across British Columbia, Alberta, and Ontario...

2024 Kaiseiki U18 Junior Boys Kendo Team Canada

The Canadian Kendo Federation is excited to announce the U18 Junior Boys Kendo Team Canada as they prepare to embark on a journey to Japan, to represent Canada in the prestigious 51st Kaiseiki National High School Kendo Tournament (第51回記念魁星旗争奪全国高校勝抜剣道大会). From March...

2024 Team Canada Announced

The CKF is excited to announce the athletes representing Team Canada at the 19th World Kendo Championships.

2024 Spring/Summer Gradings

Registration for Spring/Summer gradings will be available shortly. Please check the FAQ for how to login and register for an exam. Thank you for your patience. *********** Please note that written examinations are due on the same date as the registration deadline....

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...

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Junior National Championships | May 17-19, 2024

Junior National Championships | May 17-19, 2024

The third annual Canadian National Junior Kendo Championships were a big success, celebrating the skill and dedication of young kendo athletes aged 18 and under. The event saw over 90 participants from 14 clubs from across British Columbia, Alberta, and Ontario...

2024 CKF National Iaido Seminar and Examinations

2024 CKF National Iaido Seminar and Examinations

Announcement Dates: August 24-26, 2024 Exam: Monday, August 26th (up to 7-Dan) Venue: British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), 3700 Willingdon Ave, Burnaby, BC V5G 3H2***** The seminar and high-level examinations will be lead by All Japan Kendo Federation...

2024 Kaiseiki U18 Junior Boys Kendo Team Canada

2024 Kaiseiki U18 Junior Boys Kendo Team Canada

The Canadian Kendo Federation is excited to announce the U18 Junior Boys Kendo Team Canada as they prepare to embark on a journey to Japan, to represent Canada in the prestigious 51st Kaiseiki National High School Kendo Tournament (第51回記念魁星旗争奪全国高校勝抜剣道大会). From March...

2024 Team Canada Announced

2024 Team Canada Announced

The CKF is excited to announce the athletes representing Team Canada at the 19th World Kendo Championships.

2024 Spring/Summer Gradings

Registration for Spring/Summer gradings will be available shortly. Please check the FAQ for how to login and register for an exam. Thank you for your patience. *********** Please note that written examinations are due on the same date as the registration deadline....

President’s New Year Message 2024

President’s New Year Message 2024

[En français ci-dessous] President’s New Year Message Dear Friends, Sensei, Kendo, Iaido, and Jodo Practitioners of Canada, As we head into the holiday season, on behalf of the Canadian Kendo Federation and the Board of Directors, I wish you and your family Happy...

4th Annual West Coast Iaido Seminar

4th Annual West Coast Iaido Seminar

4th Annual West Coast Iaido Seminar & Grading Dates: Nov 24, 25, 26, 2023 Place: Trinity Western University, Langley, BCThe 4th Annual West Coast Iaido seminar was held on Nov 24-26, 2023 in Langley, BC (an hour east of Vancouver).  With 54 practitioners from...

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...