All Japan Kendo Federation
The purpose of the establishment of AJKF is defined as an organization which exercises general control over and representing the amateur Kendo (including Iaido – “Way of the sword” and Jodo “Way of the stick” circles, AJKF strives for the promotion of Kendo, infiltrates the spirit of Kendo into the Japanese people and distributes to the improvement of national physique.´
In October 1952 the Zen Nippon Kendo Renmei (ZNKR) or All Japan Kendo Federation (AJKF) was established. Twenty years later, in February 1972 the Ministry of Education recognized AJKF as a judicial foundation.
|Japanese expressions used in kendo. |
Osame-to and read more
|The legendary samurai|
|Musashi won over 60 duels - often by using his two swords, and a peculiar strategy of arriving late to the scene. Read more|
|Results of the kendo competitions held every third year since 1970. Read more|