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Obituary – Mike Kellet

Mike Kellet passed away peacefully on Saturday 10th October 2014 after a brief illness. Mike had been a student of Iaido for many years and he was a highly esteemed colleague and dojo leader of Taigakai Chelmsford. He achieved the rank of godan and was working for his rokudan when he fell ill. Mike’s patience […]

Lidstone Memorial Kyusha Taikai, 2014

The results for the Lidstone Memorial Kyusha Taikai, 11 Oct 2014 areWinner: Oleg Narea, Reading Kendo Club2nd place: Kristen Wang, University of Kent Kendo Club3rd place: Jonathan den Otter, Tora dojo / Gabriel Simon, Hizen dojoFighting Spirit: Kristen Wang, UKKCPeter Gibson prize: Amy Hoang, UKKCCongratulations to them and to everyone who took part in another […]

NORTHERN JODO & IAIDO SEMINAR & GRADING 22nd & 23rd November 2014

We would like to invite you to the 20th BKA Northern Iaido and Jodo Seminar 2014. The seminar will be held simultaneously across two venues in the local area, the Education Village and Darlington College, which we have used in previous seminars, both offering a larger space to train and some smaller spaces for concentrated groups. Full details […]

Jodo Koryu Session cancellation

We are sorry to announce that the Jodo Koryu Session 3 and Taikai in Wolverton on 11th October 2014 is now cancelled.

Mumeishi 3′s 2014 – Nov 15th

It is getting closer to this year’s Mumeishi 3’s on November 15th If there any 3rd Dan or higher that would like to be referees at this year’s M3’s, please contact us quickly so we can assess them to be referees. ( This year’s entry form is here The details of the competition are here: 2014 Mumeishi 3s Poster […]

Novara kendo seminar and grading, 24/26 Oct Italy

Dera EKF Member Federations, dear Presidents, dear EKF Kendo Friends, This autums’s high level kendo seminar and EKF 6th and 7th dan kendo examinations are organanised at the end of October in Italy, Novara. Date of the seminar is 24 – 26 October 2014 nd the exam will be held in the afternoon of 26 […]