About the Australian Kendo Championships

About the 2017 Australian Kendo Championships

The Australian Kendo Renmei (AKR) is the official representative body authorised by the International Kendo Federation (FIK). The AKR is responsible for kendo as well as Seitei Iaido and Seitei Jodo activities in Australia.

The Australian Kendo Championships (AKC) is the official national championships for kendo and is held in a different state/territory each year.

The Taikai (competition) is comprised of both team and individual events for both kyu and dan levels as well as a seminar and grading opportunity. The event list includes the following:

Individual Events

  • Men's Kyu Individual
  • Men's Dan Individual
  • Women's Kyu Individual
  • Women's Dan Individual
  • Veteran's Individual

Team Events

  • Men's Kyu Team
  • Open Team
  • Women's Team
  • Open Kata