Ricardo Vargas JKD opens in Vic.
New members Mick Ognenovski
SA Training Day huge success
Kym Reid - Vice President recieves Renshi title from DNBK
Events / Calendar:
Qld Training Day 27th August
About the IBF:
The IBF Australia can help ....
IBF Cross grading criteria
Various certificates and articles
Representatives / Officials:
List of state and national officials
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International Budo Federation
Henry Lewiston 1934 - 2009
1925 - 2009
Building a Better Martial Arts Community
Magazine articles etc
Photo's and videos of training days, competitions and other interesting events
What is Martial Arts
What is Kosen Judo
A place to give recognition (click on photo)
IBF Australia Members:
These are a list of members nationally, giving contact details and a link to their website
Our affiliates are autonomous entities that are goal specific
IBF International friends:
These are officials of other countries who have a close working relationship with us here in Australia.
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Places of interest:
Martial arts sites
Those who help
The International Budo Federation was established in Europe over 50 years ago. Australia in the early 1970's became a part of that global organization under leadership by Peter Schuller. Nowadays the IBF Australia plays an important role in bringing together genuine martial artists from around the country to participate in competitions, training days or workshops and a global network. We also support many community fundraising events for the Cancer Council and Beyond Blue. Many of our members also take on their own community events. It is with pride that we also give recognition to those pioneers before us who made a difference and who's legacy continues in students and martial arts communities still going to this day.
Kyoshi Terry Riches and Shihan Kym Reid have established a very unique and vast community of great martial artists, all supporting good events and causes. It is not for profit in structure and holds pride in maintaining the Budo Charter, actively supporting it's members with gradings, competitions, insurance and introductions. It is seen as a peer group to many other organizations and new competitions and state communities are still developing with a focus more on active participation rather than ranks and titles. While groups come and go, only the IBF Australia can say it is the longest standing multi-style organization committed to "Building a Better Martial Arts Community" Why don't you consider the benefits for your club and students.
Jan De Jong
1921 - 2003
1920 - 1985