In 1996, the Dallas/Fort Worth Kendo & Iaido Kyokai was incorporated as a non-profit organization in the state of Texas to:
- Educate the public about Japanese martial arts and culture;
- Provide public demonstrations and lectures on the arts of Kendo and Iaido;
- Provide weekly instruction, practice sessions, and annual tournaments;
- Provide the opportunity to improve one’s physical, mental, and spiritual self.