Welcome to the website of The Israel Kendo and Budo Federation

The IKBF (Israel Kendo and Budo Federation) is the main organization which unites the Japanese sword martial arts practice in Israel







ההתאחדות הישראלית לקנדו ו-בּוּדוֹ

The association includes training institutes nationwide where you can train in the various industries, in a variety of days and hours in localities:

Tel Aviv, Kfar Saba, Ramat Gan, Petah Tikva, Jerusalem, Ashdod, Aseret, Hod Hasharon Omer, and Kadima-Zoren.

The various martial arts which can be studied and trained on under the IKBF include both modern and traditional sectors:

KENDO: “Way of The Sword”, a modern art of sword-fighting, based on the traditional samurai swordsmanship.

Iaido: The art of sword drawing: unsheathing, striking one or several opponents and sheathing the sword.

Jodo: The art of fighting with a wooden staff against an opponent armed with a sword.

IKBF schools and institutions operate various practice and training programs for a wide range of ages in the sectors of Kendo, Iaido and Jodo.

A glimpse into our events

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שגריר יפן בישראל התאחדות הקנדו
חרב יפנית סמינר
תחרות קנדו בישראל
סמינר חרב התאחדות הקנדו בישראל


Year of Establishment


Training Locations


Students Country-wide

The Israel Kendo and Budo federation is a member in the EKF – the top European Kendo Federation.

The IKBF is a member in Ayelet Sport organization – the Israely organization for non-olimpic sports, and the federation’s members are taking part in the annual Ayelet Games event in the city of Eilat.

For more information, please contact us:

Yosi Lurie – President of the Federation, Tel: 052-6449222, email: lurieyosef@gmail.com

Ron Katzir – Finance Secretary 

Keren Okman – General Secretary 

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