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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...

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,...

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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...

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.

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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