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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...

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.

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.

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

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...

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....

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...

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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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!

Foreign Kendo Leaders’ Seminar 2017

If you are interested in attending the Foreign Kendo Leaders' Seminar, to be held July 21-28 2017 in Kitamoto, please apply directly to CKF President Christian D'Orangeville no later than January 31. Please include a short CV and letter of intent. The details of the...

2017 FIK Referee Seminar

The FIK America Zone Kendo Referee Seminar 2017 will be hosted by AUSKF in Chicago, IL, USA. Registration is now closed. Place: Feldman Recreation Center, Niles, IL, USA Dates: January 21-22, 2016 Fees: bento $US10, banquet $US40 (paid on day of seminar, no fees for...

2016 AGM Minutes

The CKF AGM was conducted electronically September 28-29. The minutes are available in PDF format by clicking here.

CKF Fall Jodo Seminar

There will be a Jodo seminar held in Mississauga November 11-13 with Daniel Chabaud Sensei, Jodo 7th dan and Corinne Marie Dit Moisson Sensei, Jodo 7th dan. See here for details and registration information.

Edmonton Seminar

There will be a Kendo and Iaido seminar held in Edmonton October 21-23 with Okusa-sensei. See here for details and registration information.

CNIC Iaido Grading – Montreal

Registration for the iaido exam to be held at the Canadian National Iaido Championships is now open. We apologize for the late notice. Examinations will be from 1-Kyu to 5-Dan. Written exams are required for all candidates. Examens de 1er-Kyu ? 5e-Dan. Examens ̩crits...

Upcoming Events

The Montreal Kendo Taikai will be held July 2. Details can be found here The Manitoba Kendo Club Annual Seminar will be held June 24 to 26, 2016. The instructors will be Dean Ara sensei from Renbu Dojo (main) and Ray Murao sensei from Steveston Kendo Club. Schedule is...

Foreign Kendo Leaders’ Seminar 2016

If you are interested in attending the Foreign Kendo Leaders' Seminar, to be held July 22-26 2016 in Kitamoto, please apply directly to CKF President Christian D'Orangeville no later than January 16. Please include a short CV and letter of intent. The details of the...

2015 AGM Minutes

The 2015 CKF Annual General Meeting was held electronically Sept 28-29. The minutes are available in PDF format by clicking here. Regards, Neil Gendzwill CKF Secretary/VP West

Kendo Grading Criteria

Kamata-sensei has provided a set of criteria for kendo gradings. These are some topics judges consider when evaluating candidates at various dan. Please note one error in the English translation, kata requirement for shodan is tachi 1-3. Also please note that this...

Anti-Doping Manual

D'Orangeville-sensei is a member of the FIK anti-doping committee. They have produced this manual which is currently available only in English. Anti-Doping Manual for Kenshi (PDF)

2014 AGM Minutes

Minutes of the 2014 Annual General Meeting. (PDF format) (D̩sol̩, seulement disponible en anglais.)

Team Canada Preliminary Selections

The TC coaches have made their decisions as to the preliminary team.The current list has 10 men and 9 ladies. The final team list (which willbe decided at the end of the year) will consist of 8 men and 8 ladies. Preliminary TC Men (Last name alphabetical order) 1)...

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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