KIAI is a non-profit
association founded in 1999 to improve the communications among Japanese
sword arts instructors worldwide.
main activities of KIAI are organizing annual seminars and publishing KIAI
Members of KIAI are
instructors of Japanese sword arts from various styles, schools and associations.
Following the idea of assembling people who share the same interests, founders
of KIAI have created this association to attract all kenjutsu-related martial
artists, including those in kendo, iaido, kenjutsu, aiki-boken, ninja-ken,
chanbara, goshindo, shinkendo, and various other forms of Japanese swordsmanship.
KIAI brought together people from many countries, through annual international
seminars and meetings (in Europe, USA and Australia) and numerous Online
Magazines. It is estimated that several thousands of students are training
under current active or former KIAI members.
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