How to Join

NSW Kendo Association Membership

Membership to the association is open to all individuals interested in Kendo. Whether you are wanting to become involved in Kendo as member of you are looking to start an affiliated club, you can find the necessary forms below.

Register a Club Become a Member Renew Membership

Register a Club

The NSWKA may grant affiliation to any club which regularly conducts Kendo, Iaido or Jodo training sessions in NSW. Read the documents available below for more information on the requirements for registration and how to lodge.

Club Registration Form

Club Funding Application

Become a Member

If you are interested in joining NSWKA as a member you can do so directly through your local club, the basic steps are outlined below. For information on what is included in your membership download the NSWKA constitution document below.

NSWK Constitution

Membership Fees

Membership fees consist of two components: Registration Fee + Discipline Fee

  • Registration Fee.  $70 for adult member and $40 for junior member.
  • Discipline Fee.  $10 per discipline (Kendo, Iaido, Jodo).

NSWKA membership is an annual membership registration which covers you each financial year from 1st July to 30th June. As a financial member of NSWKA, you are:

  • A member of the Australian Kendo Renmei
  • Eligible to participate in competitions organised by AKR/NSWKA- affiliated clubs.
  • Eligible to participate in grading’s.
  • Covered by player accident insurance

New members: 

  1. Contact an affiliated club/dojo in the discipline(s) of Kendo, Iaido or Jodo
  2. Attend trainings for the discipline(s) chosen
  3. Find out about membership fees and application procedures through the club/ dojo
  4. Fill out the NSWKA membership registration form; pay the NSWKA membership fee through your club representative within the first month of training.

Member Registration Form

NSW Grading Form

International Grading Form

Member Renewals: 

Please renew your NSWKA membership through your club representatives, and update your personal details including any changes.