Federations & Associations

British Kendo Association

Governing body for Kendo, Iaido and Jodo in the UK

European Kendo Federation

The federation that oversees Kendo, Iaido, and Jodo development for all of Europe

International Kendo Federation (IKF)

The IKF are responsible for Kendo, Iaido, and Jodo development around the globe

Zen Nihon Kendo Renmei (ZNKR / AJKF)

Japan's premier Kendo, Iaido, and Jodo organisation

Equipment Suppliers

Nine Circles

UK based Kendo (and other Budo) Equipment Supplier

Kendo Star

UK based Kendo Equipment Supplier


European based Kendo Equipment Supplier


Japan based Kendo (and other Budo) Equipment Supplier

Nearby Clubs

Portsmouth Kendo Club

Portsmouth Kendo Club’s purpose is to allow members to practice Kendo and for everyone to increase their knowledge and skill through practice and study of the art.

Salisbury Kendo Club

A fun and friendly kendo club, bringing kendo to Salisbury and the surrounding area!

BKA Dojo Map

All UK Kendo, Iaido and Jodo clubs are listed on the BKA website.

Magazines / Videos

Kendo World

English-language Budo magazine (heavy in kendo). Highly recommended.

Kendo Jidai

Popular Japanese Budo magazine with articles in English.

The Kendo Show

Popular kendo youtube channel with instructional videos and a weekly Q&A.

Kendo Guide

Kendo youtube channel with instructional videos.

Club Documents