About the NZKF

Learn about what we do and our history.

The New Zealand Kendo Federation is the governing body overseeing Kendo in New Zealand and is affiliated with the International Kendo Federation (IFK).
There are eleven affiliated clubs throughout New Zealand along with three satellite clubs. Some NZKF clubs also provide training in Naginata, Iaido and Jodo. More information can be found on our Where to Train page.

Who Are We?

Board of Directors: Alan Stephenson, Alex Bennett, Darryl Tong, Martin Lee, Tania Wright, Haruko Tsuzuki, Bruce Middleton

Secretary: Marko Ćošković

National Coach: Blake Bennett

Medical Advisor: Dr. Darryl Tong