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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...

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...

115th All-Japan Enbu Taikai Participants

The 115th All-Japan Enbu Taikai will be held in Kyoto from May 2-5. Please see here for the information on the participants including their competition number and date.

Spring and summer Exams / Examens de printemps et d’été

Spring and 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...

Athletes Call for 2021 Team Canada

Photo courtesy of All Japan Kendo FederationTo the Canadian Kendo Federation Membership, It is with enthusiasm that Team Canada invites eligible kenshi from across Canada to submit their intent to participate in the Team Canada selection process. Over the past few...

2021 Team Canada Coach & Management Announcement

Team Canada Coaching and Management The CKF Board of Directors is pleased to announce that they have selected Dean Ara as Team Canada Head Coach and David Westhead as General Manager. The board congratulates Ara-sensei and Westhead-sensei and wishes them the best of...

2019 Membership Renewal is Open

Note - "Year of the Wild Boar" graphic by Cruise-sensei. The CKF has many exciting events and endeavors planned for 2019. We ask for your support through membership renewals to make these events possible. Please renew by February 28th to ensure we can plan accordingly...

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115th All-Japan Enbu Taikai Participants

The 115th All-Japan Enbu Taikai will be held in Kyoto from May 2-5. Please see here for the information on the participants including their competition number and date.

Guelph Seminar 2019

The CKF International Spring Jodo and Iaido Seminar will be held over the May long weekend in Guelph. Pre-registration for this event is open until May 1. See here to register and for further details. There will be a jodo grading for ikkyu through yondan inclusive in...

Spring and summer Exams / Examens de printemps et d’été

Spring and 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...

Athletes Call for 2021 Team Canada

Athletes Call for 2021 Team Canada

Photo courtesy of All Japan Kendo FederationTo the Canadian Kendo Federation Membership, It is with enthusiasm that Team Canada invites eligible kenshi from across Canada to submit their intent to participate in the Team Canada selection process. Over the past few...

2021 Team Canada Coach & Management Announcement

2021 Team Canada Coach & Management Announcement

Team Canada Coaching and Management The CKF Board of Directors is pleased to announce that they have selected Dean Ara as Team Canada Head Coach and David Westhead as General Manager. The board congratulates Ara-sensei and Westhead-sensei and wishes them the best of...

Treasurer’s Message

Canadian Kendo Federation (a not-for-profit Athletic Federal Corporation) operates on membership fees and grading revenue received from our members. Your membership fees basically provide the necessary funding to operate and promote our Arts. - We provide Liability...

2019 Membership Renewal is Open

Note - "Year of the Wild Boar" graphic by Cruise-sensei. The CKF has many exciting events and endeavors planned for 2019. We ask for your support through membership renewals to make these events possible. Please renew by February 28th to ensure we can plan accordingly...

2019 Kitamoto Foreign Kendo Leaders’ Seminar

The CKF invites applications for qualified members to attend the 46th Foreign Kendo Leaders' Seminar in Kitamoto, Japan. The seminar, hosted by the All Japan Kendo Federation runs July 19 - 26, 2019. Interested candidates are asked to apply directly to CKF...

CKF Mailing List

In order to provide a better quality of service and comply with laws regarding electronic mail, CKF has moved to an opt-in mailing list for our newsletters and informational e-mail. NOTE: We will no longer send important announcments automatically to all members. Now,...

New Years Message from D’Orangeville-sensei

In a few days, all of us members of the Canadian Kendo Federation and related Arts (Iaido and Jodo) across the country will gather with family, friends, and students to celebrate various events. Stemming from the Chinese zodiac, we shall all enter through the front...

Japan Honours Asa-sensei

Conferment of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette (旭日小綬章) by His Majesty the Emperor of Japan has been officially approved by the Government of Japan for past CKF President Roy Asa. This order was given to Asa-sensei for "promoting Kendo in Canada and...

2019 FIK Referee Seminar

The FIK America Zone Kendo Referee Seminar 2019 will be hosted by AUSKF in Dallas. Place: Dedman Center for Lifetime Sports, Southern Methodist University (SMU), 6000 Bush Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75205Dates: January 26-27, 2019Fees: Bento $12 USD, Banquet $60 USD (no...

North American Partnership Iaido Seminar

The North American Partnership Iaido Seminar and Grading will be held November 30 - December 2 at Etobicoke Olympium. For more information, see here.

Winter Exams / Examens d’hiver

Winter 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...

Ontario Fall Junior Kendo Tournament

The Toronto Kendo Club is proud and privileged to organize the 2018 Ontario Fall Junior Kendo Tournament for kendoka 18 years and under. The tournament will be on Sunday October 28 from 9am at the Kerr Hall - Upper Gym, Ryerson University - 379 Victoria Street,...

Fall Jodo Seminars

There will be jodo seminars held in Montreal and Mississauga this fall. September 1-2: Montreal Jodo Seminar September 22-23: Mississauga Jodo Koryu Seminar November 23-25: Mississauga Jodo Seminar and Grading Grading registration will be open soon.

Fredericton Iaido and Jodo Seminar

There will be a iaido and jodo seminar held in Fredericton September 29-30. See the registration form for more details. There will be a jodo grading for ikkyu and shodan on the 30th.

Spring Exams / Examens de printemps

Spring 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...

Japan Honours D’Orangeville Sensei

Conferment of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette (旭日小綬章) by His Majesty the Emperor of Japan has been officially approved by the Government of Japan for CKF President Christian D'Orangeville. This order was given for D'Orangeville-sensei's...

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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