In charge: Michio Kajitani (VP of Promotion)

Assistant: Taro Ariga



  • Issue Rank and Shogo certificates to AUSKF Members
  • Organize and host Kendo, Iaido, Jodo promotion exam (Dan/Shogo) across the USA
  • Process application for high rank examination in Japan (6 Dan and higher, and Shogo) and submit documents to AJKF on behalf of AUSKF members
  • Give permission to apply for promotion exam abroad

Exam Dates:

Kendo promotion exams are usually held three times throughout the year.

  • Sunday after the Spring Board Meeting
  • AUSKF Summer Kendo Camp
  • Sunday after the Fall Board Meeting

For detailed information regarding examinations, forms, fees, testing outside of the USA, etc. click here.