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Kodansha & Shogo – 2019 Toronto Grading

We are pleased to announce a number of senior dan ranks and shogo awarded at the Toronto grading held Sunday, November 10, 2019.  The CKF congratulates these individuals on their achievement and contribution to kendo in Canada.  Rokudan.Hyoung (Bill) Kim, U of T Kendo...

2019 Fall Gradings

Fall 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 problems...

2019 Canadian Delegation to Otsuhai Women’s Kendo Tournament

Despite a typhoon cancelling the renseikai prior to the tournament, the Otsuhai Invitational Women's Tournament in Mimasaka, Okayama went ahead as planned on Sunday, Oct 13. The Canadian Kendo Federation was pleased to be invited once again, with a team of three,...

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.

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2021 Virtual National Kendo Seminar

2021 Virtual National Kendo Seminar

The CKF welcomes you to join the 2021 Virtual National Kendo Seminar on June 19 & 20, 2021. We are excited to present a lineup of speakers from across Canada and the World. Each session will focus on different skills, topics, and knowledge areas. The event is free to attend for current CKF members, and by donation for non-members.

Kazuko D’Orangeville Honoured

On April 29, 2021, the Consulate General of Japan in Montreal announced that Ms. Kazuko D’Orangeville was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays for her long dedication to the...

2020 Shogo Exam Results

I am pleased to announce that the following sensei have successfully challenged for shogo recently.  The CKF BOD extends their congratulations to all these sensei, and thanks them for their...

2020 President’s New Years Message

2020 President’s New Years Message

Membership registration is now open for 2020. The CKF has many exciting events and endeavours planned for 2020, including our tri-annual National Kendo Championships.

Kodansha & Shogo – 2019 Toronto Grading

We are pleased to announce a number of senior dan ranks and shogo awarded at the Toronto grading held Sunday, November 10, 2019.  The CKF congratulates these individuals on their achievement and contribution to kendo in Canada.  Rokudan.Hyoung (Bill) Kim, U of T Kendo...

2019 Fall Gradings

Fall 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 problems...

2019 Canadian Delegation to Otsuhai Women’s Kendo Tournament

2019 Canadian Delegation to Otsuhai Women’s Kendo Tournament

Despite a typhoon cancelling the renseikai prior to the tournament, the Otsuhai Invitational Women's Tournament in Mimasaka, Okayama went ahead as planned on Sunday, Oct 13. The Canadian Kendo Federation was pleased to be invited once again, with a team of three,...

Upcoming Iaido Exams (Oct/Nov 2019)

[EAST] 1-Kyu to 3-Dan/ The Iaido exam will be held in conjunction with this Fredericton Seminar. Details below: LOCATION: J.B. O'Keefe Fitness Centre, 51 Dineen Drive, Fredericton, NBREGISTRATION/INSCRIPTION: 14:00START/EXAMENS: 14:30DATE: October 6, 2019DEADLINE/DATE...

Upcoming Iaido Seminars (Oct/Nov 2019)

[EAST] Fredericton Seminar & Exam / Sanctioned by the Iaido and Jodo Sections of the Canadian Kendo Federation, the Fredericton Higashikaze Iaido and Kendo Dojo invites you to attend a two-day Iaido and Jodo seminar on October 5-6, 2019 at the J.B. O'Keefe Fitness...

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...

Upcoming iaido and jodo seminars

There will be a three-day Iaido and Jodo seminar with Taylor-sensei, and Jodo grading from ikkyu to nidan, August 16 - 18 in Calgary, AB. Please see the invitation letter and registration form. Registration for grading is separate, please see below for details. There...

Summer Jodo Exam / Examen jodo 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...

Junior Team Canada Prepares for Trip to Belgium

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.

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...

2018 Financial Statement

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...