NEW SOUTH WALES
KENDO ASSOCIATION

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Disciplines

Kendo

Kendo as well as being an International sport, has become a popular sport form that is suitable for men, women and children of all ages, and who practice and compete both nationally and internationally.

Iaido

Iaido is the art of drawing the sword and developed around the 15th century as Iaijutsu.   Practitioners of Iaido are required to learn  kata techniques such as drawing of the sword to defend while standing, sitting or kneeling.

Jodo

Jodo is a traditional martial art of Japan practiced with the Jo (or short stick).  The Jo is a round stick made of oak and is 128cms in length and 2.4cms in diameter.

NSW Kendo Association Executives

Andrew Van Hammond
President

Gideon Lawrence
Vice President

Lyma Balderama
Treasurer

treasurer@nswkendo.org

Grading Forms

Download the NSW Kendo Association grading forms.

Guidelines

NSW Kendo Association Guidelines
Iaido Protocols & Procedures