Welcome to the British Kendo Association

The British Kendo Association (BKA) is the official governing body for Kendo, Iaido and Jodo in the UK. The BKA was founded in 1964 as a non-profit making organisation to foster and develop the practice and spirit of Kendo, Iaido, and Jodo along traditional lines. For more information on the BKA, please read the ‘About us‘ section.

If you are interested in beginning Kendo, Iaido or Jodo please see the ‘Getting Started‘ section for more information and then look in Clubs for somewhere to practice near you.


Jodo Northern Koryu Seminar

Dear Jodoka, We warmly invite you to the Northern Jodo Koryu Seminar which will be held on the 8th June […]

Jodo Nationals 2019 Report

Dear all, Please find available below is the Jodo Nationals report by Harry Jones, Squad Coach. Jodo National Championships 2019 […]

Changes to BKA Constitution

At the NC meeting 24 March 2019 the committee approved the changes to the constitution there are 4 documents added at the top of the BKA Management page.