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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...

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...

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,...

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...

Montreal Kendo Taikai

The 2018 Montreal Kendo Taikai will be held this year on Saturday, July 14. There will be a godo keiko on Friday night and a grading up to 3 dan Sunday morning. Further details are available here.

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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...

Calgary Iaido and Jodo Seminar

There will be a iaido and jodo seminar held in Calgary August 18-19. See the official invitation letter and the registration website. There will be gradings for both jodo (written exam posted) and iaido on the 18th.

Montreal Kendo Taikai

The 2018 Montreal Kendo Taikai will be held this year on Saturday, July 14. There will be a godo keiko on Friday night and a grading up to 3 dan Sunday morning. Further details are available here.

Summer Exams / Examens 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...

Calgary Iaido and Jodo Seminar

There will be a iaido and jodo seminar held in Calgary August 18-19. See the official invitation letter and the registration website. There will be gradings for both jodo and iaido on the 18th.

Montreal Kendo Taikai

The 2018 Montreal Kendo Taikai will be held this year on Saturday, July 14. There will be a godo keiko on Friday night and a grading up to 3 dan Sunday morning. Further details are available here.

Guelph Spring Jodo and Iaido Seminar

The 28th annual Guelph Seminar will be held May 19-21, and includes a jodo grading. Details of the grading are here. Details of the seminar are here.

Fee Increases / Augmentation de la cotisation

At the recent CKF Board of Directors meeting held in Toronto, the Directors unanimously approved increases to membership fees. These increases will be effective going forward from this year (2018). The increases are as follows: Adult Annual Membership Fee - raised...

New Year’s Message / Message du nouvel an

New Year’s Message / Message du nouvel an

Dear friends and members of the Canadian Kendo, Iaido and Jodo Federation, The year of the rooster, 2017, is ending, and the year of the dog, 2018, is approaching fast. Each new year marks our bodies and spirits. Us martial arts practitioners know this feeling of...

2018 FIK Referee Seminar

The FIK America Zone Kendo Referee Seminar 2018 will be hosted by CKF in Montreal. Place: Centre sportif ETS, 1111 Notre-Dame street West, Montreal, QC Dates: February 10-11, 2016 Fees: bento $CDN16.50, banquet $CDN55 (no fees for seminar itself) Rank: 4 Dan and above...

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...

2017 CKF Fall International Jodo Seminar and Grading

A jodo seminar will be held in Toronto November 17-19, including a grading up to 3 dan. Guest instructors are Mitsuo Shiiya Sensei, Jodo Hanshi 8th dan and Genji Kurogo Sensei, Jodo Hanshi 8th dan. For more details, please check here.

19th Canadian National Kendo Championships Results

19th Canadian National Kendo Championships Results

The new two-day format for CNKC was considered by all to be a great success. Thanks to all of the shimpan and volunteers who helped make the tournament a success, and thanks to all who made the trip to Markham to participate. Congratulations to the medalists....

2017 Annual General Meeting

The annual general meeting of the Canadian Kendo Federation was held in accordance with our By-Law at 6:30 PM on August 4, 2017, at the Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre & Spa. 41 of 79 eligible member clubs were represented, 32 in person and 9 by...

Summer Exams | Eamens d’été

NOTE: Jodo, Iaido 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....

Vancouver Iaido Seminar

A iaido seminar with Atsumi Hatakenaka sensei (kyoshi hachidan) will be held at SFU, Burnaby, BC from August 18-20. This will include a grading up to 3 dan. Grading details are below . For more details on the seminar, see the invitation letter .

Senior Jodo Seminar

Jodo seminars will be held on April 22 and 23 for people sandan and above as follows: Location: CMAC Hasu Dojo 1431 Yonge St, Upper Level Toronto Times: Saturday, April 22 4 pm - 9 pm Sunday, April 23 12 pm - 5 pm

19th Canadian Kendo Championships

Official Invitation ----------------------------------- Dear Kendoka from across Canada, The Canadian Kendo Federation (CKF) invites you to join us this August for the 19th Canadian National Kendo Championships to be held at the Pan Am Centre in Markham, Ontario. The...

Guelph Seminar 2017

The CKF International Spring Jodo and Iaido Seminar will be held over the May long weekend in Guelph. There will be a jodo grading for ikkyu through rokudan inclusive in conjunction with this seminar on May 21. See here for further details. The grading is now open for...

Grading Results 2016

The grading results for all disciplines from 2016 are now publically available. In this PDF spreadsheet you will find all 340 CKF members who passed a grade in iaido, jodo or kendo anywhere in Canada in 2016. Congratulations to everyone for all your accomplishments!

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