The Deadline for AUSKF/SWKIF Membership Registration/Renewal of the 31st of March is fast approaching, please complete it ASAP!!!
The AUSKF/SWKIF Annual Spring Membership Drive is now open for Registration/Renewal starting today and will run through the 31st of March.
When going to the 2020 Membership Dues Page to select the Amount to pay, please be aware that both the AUSKF and SWKIF fees are showing the combined total (i.e. AUSKF 18 & Over:
$60.00 and SWKIF 18yrs & Over: $30.00 so the amount showing to select is $90.00).
If you are registering for the first time, a One Time New Member Initiation Fee of $10.00 – AUSKF and $5.00 – SWKIF will be added.
If you have any questions or problems, please reach out immediately so we can work to resolve it, before the deadline, especially since we are on a hiatus.
Nathan or Simon
The Annual AUSKF/SWKIF Membership Drive will start on the 15th of March, and will run through the 31st of March.
If you plan on testing for promotion or participating in any AUSKF or SWKIF Sponsored event, you must be a member of the National and Regional Federation.
Registration/Renewal is done online via
AUSKF Membership Fees:
Adult (18 years and over) – $60.00
Children (17 years and under) – $30.00
Full time students – $30.00
One time Initiation Fee – $10.00
SWKIF Membership Fees:
18 Years & Over – $30.00
17 Yrs & Under – $15.00
New Member Initiation Fee – $5.00
If you have any issues or need your AUSKF Membership Number, please let
Nathan Williams or Simon Martinez know, so we can work to get it resolved.
The SWKIF Men’s Team Tryouts will be held on Saturday, March 7th starting at 12pm to 4pm in Dallas, the address is listed below:
MAC Sports Center
200 West Continental Drive
Lewisville, TX 75067
Godo Keiko will follow, time permitting.
There is a $20.00 fee to cover the court rental cost.
This is an excellent opportunity to practice with fellow Kenshi of the regional federation.
Due to an event at Greenhill, practice on Thursday, the 13th of February is cancelled!!!
Enjoy your Valentine’s Day with your loved ones.
The Iaido portion of tomorrow evening’s Thursday class has been changed to Jodo.
We will practice Jodo from 7:15 until 8:30 p.m.
Kendo will follow at 8:30 p.m. as usual.
All Practices are cancelled on the 26th of January, due to the General Board Meeting starting at 9am which will be held in the Dining Hall Conference Room in the Crossman Dining Hall (See attached Map), please use the Hornet Road Entrance.
All Members are welcome to attend to see the operations of the Dojo.
Our First Practice of 2020 will be on Sunday, the 5th of January.
9:00am – Iaido
10:45am – Kendo Kata
11:15am – Kendo
Let’s have a great turnout for the New Year!!!
Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday on Thursday, practice is cancelled.
Practice will resume on Sunday, the 2nd of December, normal schedule.
We wish everyone and their families a Happy Thanksgiving!!!
The Dojo Christmas Party will be held on Sunday, the 8th of December at May Dragon Restaurant at 6pm, the sign-up form link is below
Christmas Party Sign-Up Form
The Christmas Party is also where our Annual Awards are presented.
The Annual Dojo Christmas Party will be held on Sunday, the 8th of December at May Dragon Restaurant in Addison,- 4848 Beltline Rd. Dallas, TX 75254 starting at 6pm (Sign-up Sheet will be posted soon.)
The Last Practice of the year will be on Sunday, the 22nd of December 2019.
The First Practice of the New Year, will be on Sunday the 5th of January 2020.
Practice on the 13th of October for both Iaido and Kendo is Cancelled.
This is due to the Longhorn Taikai & SWKIF Fall Shinsa being held this weekend, and most of our Sensei and a large group of Students will be in Austin.
Basic and Advanced Iaido has been moved to the following Tuesday 10/15 due to Shiai Prep for the Longhorn Taikai next weekend.
Tuesday will be a Full Dress Rehearsal for the Taikai on Saturday, all Team Members are highly encouraged to attend
We will need help with setting up the Shiai-Jo, and timekeeping, scorekeeping etc. so those not participating in the Taikai please come out to help.
Tuesday’s Night Practice will our
Free Kendo Lesson Event at the MAC Sports Center in Lewisville (address below), starting at 8:00pm until 10:00pm
200 Continental Dr.
Lewisville, TX 75067
Please bring any spare Serviceable Shinai you may have for our potential new students to use during this Free Lesson.
We need as many members available as possible for this event.
Due to the DJA’s Akimatsuri Festival this Sunday, the 22nd of September, practice is cancelled as we will be Performing an Iaido and Kendo Embu, and Manning an Activity Booth.
If you are available for the Iaido or Kendo Embu, please sign up via the GoogleForm below:
Again, there will no Practice on Sunday the 22nd!!!
Tuesday, 9/17 – Normal Start Time we will now be in the Cox Gym. Advanced Kendo with Shiai-Gieko.
All who plan to compete at the Longhorn Taikai, should be here for Team Selection and Tryouts.
Due to School events at Greenhill, Practice on Sunday the 8th, is Cancelled.
This month is going to be a busy month for School Events, please make and sure and check your email, the website and FB for announcements on Schedule Changes.
Due to activities at Greenhill, tonight’s Practice will start at 8:30pm and end at 10:00pm.
Apologies for the late announcement.
Next Tuesday, July 30
th is the 5 th Tuesday of the month. Class will be Kendo Only, Basics followed by Advanced. We are planning to start ramping up for the Fall Shinsa and Taikai. Please join us.
August 16th thru 18th
AUSKF Kendo Summer Camp in Salt Lake City, UT
August 24th & 25th
Ota Sensei Seminar in Taos, NM
SWKIF Prospects Practice
Farmers Branch Recreation Center
DJA Akimatsuri Embu
October – SWKIF Fall Event in Austin, TX
11th – SWKIF Board Meeting
12th – Longhorn Taikai @ University of Texas at Austin
13th – SWKIF Fall Shinsa
31st – NCARC Sayonara Dinner Embu