The Queensland Kendo Renmei Incorporated guides the development of Kendo, Iaido and Jodo activities in Queensland.
This site contains information for members and interested guests to assist in the furtherment of these arts.
QKR good sports policy
The QKR Good Sports Policy can be downloaded here.
Get started vouchers
Get Started Vouchers are now available to QKR members aged between 5 and 17 for up to $150 to go towards club membership and training. The QKR will advise when new rounds are available. Current Round 13 opened on Feb 6 and Round 14 opens on July 17.
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There QKR complies with the requirements of the AKR Grading system. There are three key references to our grading system for each art:
1. The Standard Rules for Dan and Kyu Examinations - AKR Manual of Documents Section 1, clause 1.5.4
2A. The Kendo Grading System - AKR Manual of Documents, Section 2, clause 2.3 Effective from 25 October 2014
2B. The Iaido Grading System - AKR Manual of Documents, Section 3, clause 3.3
2C The Jodo Grading System - AKR Manual of Documents, Section 4, clause 4.4
3. The Grading Application Form - AKR Manual of Documents, Appendix 6.8. Can be downloaded here.
Grading requirements can be downloaded from the AKR website here.
New 6 Dan Member
Many of your already know that over the weekend
Noriyuki Tamura Sensei past 6 Dan in Japan
On behalf of all QKR members I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Tamura Sensei on this great achievement as a result of his continue commitment to his training and development.
Tamura Sensei has achieved this well-deserved result and at the same time maintained his committee to the running of the QKR in his role as Vic-President.
Thank you for your support
July QKR Seminar and grading dates and venue:
Please see below as the dates and venue have been set for the QKR July Seminar and grading.
13th & 14th July 2019
Tallebudgera Leisure Centre
1525 Gold Coast Hwy, Palm Beach North, QLD, 4221
Hours: Doors open 0830 Bow in 0900 until 1700
Grading level to be advised
Closing Date for grading applications is 30 June 2019
Please ensure your membership for the 2020 year in order to attend seminar.
This is required for seminar attendance and grading eligibility, that will allow time for funds to clear prior to treasurer submitting November return.
Queensland Kendo Renmei Incorporated,
BSB 034-055, Acct: 209720
This year the fee will be 2 days $60.00
1 day $35 .00
Where there are 3 members in one family attending, a family rate will be 2 full paying members, any more than two from the one family, will pay half price for seminar.
The seminar program comprises two primary seminars each year. These will represent a Winter and a Summer program. The Winter event will be held in June/July and the Summer event will be held in the second weekend in December each year. Grades will be offered at both kyu and dan levels.
The QKR will provide instruction in all three arts depending upon attendance at these events. The QKR may provide a travel allowance based on distance from the venue and participation from all members.
From time to time, special training may be available with specific visiting Sensei and groups. All such events will be posted in the QKR Calendar.
Click here for details of the upcoming seminars and special training.