FIK North America Zone Referee Seminar

This year’s FIK referee seminar will be held March 9-10 in Washington, DC. If you are planning on attending, please apply using this form to both Okusa-sensei and myself by January 26. I apologize for the short notice. For anyone 5 dan and up, travel assistance...

Team Canada Officials for WKC 2015

The CKF is looking for people to fulfill the following roles in supporting the teams through the preparation period and into the 2015 WKC: Team Canada Manager Men’s Coach Women’s Coach Assistant Coach Fundraising Committee If you are interested in any of...

Nikkei Image Articles

An article documenting kendo history in Canada was recently published by the Japanese Canadian National Museum & Cultural Centre. This is our second publication of this kind by CKF. We will continue to publish kendo history in Canada. Thank you for your continuous...

Policy Changes

The board of directors has approved a revised grading policy. This policy is available in English here and will be translated into French soon. The policy brings CKF kendo grading standards into line with international standards. Effective this year, candidates for...

New Year’s message from Kamata-sensei

This coming year I wish all of you good health and happiness. I would like us to work at increasing our children membership this year, so we can have a bigger children’s Kendo tournament and grow CKF for the future. Truly yours, Shane Kamata, National Chief...